Black Country Chamber of Commerce are supporting The Black Country Road Run, which will be taking place on 1st July 2018 in Halesowen. The event is co-ordinated by Halesowen & Rowley Regis Rotary Club and new for this year is an exciting ‘Corporate Challenge’ has been launched, so the Chamber is encouraging local businesses to get involved to support their social impact strategy for 2018.


Local businesses can participate in either a 10k run or fun run, which serves as a great way to get colleagues together as a team building exercise or to promote fitness in the workplace. Furthermore, it is set to be a great day supporting the local community and ultimately have fun.


Corin Crane, Chief Executive of the Black Country Chamber of Commerce, commented: “We're very excited to be partnering with The Black Country Road Run and Halesowen & Rowley Regis Rotary, and we look forward to supporting the event. We encourage all of our members and the local business community to get involved in this popular road race, and help to raise money and awareness for your chosen charities.”


Alan Bowler, Event Organiser of the Black Country Road Run, added: “The Rotary Club of Halesowen & Rowley Regis is very pleased to be partnering with the Black Country Chamber of Commerce for the Black Country Road Run in Halesowen this year. This will be the seventh year for The Black Country Run and for the first time we are holding the new Corporate Challenge. We are challenging Black Country businesses to enter teams of five runners into either the 10k Road Race or the Family Fun Run and take part in this competitive team-building experience. The main aim of the Corporate Challenge is of course for companies to raise as much money as possible for their chosen charity.”