19th June, 2022
The Summer of 2022 will see a prestigious event come to Birmingham. A consortium of West Midlands Clubs will host the Heart of England City Races, with two events in the City Race Euro Tour, including the first Urban race around Birmingham City Centre. Oh, and the Commonwealth Games is coming to town too.
Birmingham is England’s second city and situated right at the heart of the country. It has reinvented itself many times, creating a diverse city with notable buildings from its time as the “workshop of the world” in the Industrial Revolution through to the new Library of Birmingham and the glittering Selfridges building. 18th century canals are now lined with cafes and bars, and the famous Jewellery Quarter combines traditional manufacturing with a lively social and residential scene.
All of this makes for a challenging, varied and scenic Urban Orienteering venue which will also form part of the UK Urban League.