Two New Faces for the Swifts’ Committee

The outcome of the election for the Social & Welfare Secretary and a change to the Club Secretary position.

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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…

Cobra Classic 10k Race Report

Cobra Classic 10k Race Report   I arrived to the meeting point at the Old Halesonians Rugby Football Club at 09:30hrs to have a quick look around which I must say was very nice to see loads of green rugby pitches. There was an exciting electric buzz and feeling  in the air for the upcoming…

Birmingham simplyhealth 10k

  Well where to start, I hear someone say “start for the very beginning, as it’s a very good place to start”. This was going to be a race of many first’s for me, not only is it my first race this year but also my first as race Secretary and all this after a…

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…