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Join us on Sunday, 7 July 2024 at City Centre Gardens, Birmingham to walk 8 miles around the city.

Use code Brum30 to receive 30% off your registration fee

Start Waves

10:00, 10:30, 11:00, 11:30
Subject to availability

Registration Fee

£10 for adults
£5 for 12 to 17 year olds
Free for 11 year olds and younger

Fundraising Target

There’s no minimum sponsorship for taking part in our Wellness Walks, but we ask that you aim to raise £150

Walk towards a world where diabetes can do no harm

Route Map


Your Essential Guide


About your Wellness Walk

Starting from City Centre Gardens in central Birmingham you’ll walk along the calm water of the famous canals, through vibrant neighbourhoods including the Jewellery Quarter, and past the iconic Bullring. Then received your well deserved medal at our Finisher’s Area.

By signing up to take part in Wellness Walk Birmingham you will be fundraising to support all those living with diabetes.

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Birmingham Travel

How do I get there?

There’s lots of ways to get to City centre gardens, but make sure you check tour route beforehand and leave plenty of time. if you wan to use ‘What3words’ to find the exact location of the event venue, please use ///

We want to make sure our events are as environmentally friendly as possible, so we encourage you to use public transport if you can.

By public transport

Birmingham Wellness Walk is located conveniently within the city centre and close to a number of train stations and bus routes.

Main line stations at Moor Street and New Street are both about 15 minutes walk to the start.

By road

Birmingham Clean Air Zone is now live and the car park adjacent to City Centre Gardens is closed for redevelopment, therefore we strongly recommend using public transport. However, if you do plan on driving the nearest parking is at the NIA.

Birmingham Facilities
  • Toilets available at the start and finish in City Centre Gardens
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Water refills available
  • Medical assistance
  • Hypo snacks available for those that require it along the route
  • Well behaved dogs on short leads are allowed

The route is mostly on tarmac or concrete paths and pavements. There are short sections of canal towpath which are a little more difficult to navigate with a wheelchair or pushchair. There are numerous roads to cross, please follow all guidance from our marshals to make sure the route is safe for everyone.

Please bring your own reusable water bottle filled. We have removed single-use plastic bottles of water from our start and finish, and instead we can provide water re-fills for you to top up and stay hydrated!

Training for Wellness Walk Birmingham

Wellness Walk isn’t about being first across the finish line; this is a friendly, non-competitive event. You’ll come together with like-minded people from the diabetes community, all prioritising wellness, at the same time as raising funds to support those affected by diabetes.

Check out our training resources here.

Fundraising for Wellness Walk Birmingham

Paying your registration fee helps us cover the cost of putting on your Wellness Walk, but it’s your fundraising which can really make a difference. Support those with diabetes live better for longer by aiming to raise £150 by taking part in a Wellness Walk.

Check out our fundraising resources here.

Event FAQs

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