Welcome to City of Birmingham Striders (COBS)

Next run: Thursday 18 April 2024

About our group

City of Birmingham Striders (COBS) is a friendly club for runners of all abilities led by a team of coaches and run leaders.

Actively encouraging participation in running.  We support initatives that encourage diversity and promote participation at all levels.

We have three weekly sessions:

  • Tuesdays meeting at Aston University Woodcock Street Sports Centre, 6.30pm is a focused coaching session 
  • Wednesdays meeting at Bimingham Cathedral, Colmore Row, 7.30am, 5k run (Starting 1st May)
  • Thursdays meeting at St. Paul's Square, 6.30pm is a 3-5 mile run
  • Sundays meeting at Brindley Place, 10am, Long Run 8 miles

Any level of runner can join us.  There is no cost per session

Contact Group

Meet our Team

Our locations


St Pauls Square, St Pauls Church

Aston University Sports Centre, Woodcock Street

Brindley Place

Birmingham Cathedral