Birmingham & Black Country Half Marathon Report

Birmingham & Black Country Half Marathon Report Almost six years ago to the day I ran my first half marathon after making a decision to improve my fitness, lose weight and turn my life around. Was it worth it? I can honestly say 100% yes it was. It wasn’t without its bumps in the road,…

Dean’s London Marathon Report 2017

Dean’s London Marathon Race Report 2017 Sunday 23rd April 2017. London Marathon. The last 4 months had built up to this day and now it was here. Entering the ballot and being rejected, entering the Birmingham Swifts Running Club raffle and getting picked for the one allocated club place, training for weeks and weeks increasing…

Birmingham Swifts Parkrun takeover May 20th 2017

Swifts Parkrun takeover Swifts are taking over Parkrun On May 20th 2017, it would be great to have as many volunteers as possible so that we can give back to the running community and get the great clubs name out there. The Running Director is Lee Gregory for the swifts event, and there are many…

Birmingham Pride 2017

Birmingham Pride 2017 Join us this year in the Birmingham pride parade to help us celebrate Birmingham Swift’s LGBT running club! For more information you can contact us at info@birminghamswifts.co.uk

Coventry Half Marathon Race Report

Coventry Half Marathon 2017. I will start this report with a word of advice. Don’t run a half marathon on ZERO training. The Coventry Half Marathon will always be a special race for me as it was the fist half I had ever done.  Back in 2010 I was training for my first full marathon and…

Swifts Club Shop Now LIVE!

The Birmingham Swifts Club Shop is now LIVE at https://goo.gl/hRqbRU! An initial offer of hoodies, technical tops, social tops and accesories is now available for purchase from our very own club shop. What’s even better is that with every purchase you can support your club as a small percentage from each sale goes to fund…