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Blenheim 7k Fun Run

3 races scheduled · 2500 participants · 2021-04-18 · Blenheim Palace Grounds
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About this event

Blenheim Palace provides a stunning setting for this great family-friendly event which welcomes established runners and newbies alike. With a junior 1 mile event for under 15s and 4 miles for wheelchairs and buggies, there is an event for everyone. Run, walk or jog round.

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Blenheim Palace is the stunning backdrop to this spectacular run through the grounds including a lakeside 'off road' section. Run, jog or walk - this event is suited to serious runners and newbies alike. It is a challenging route, but you can go at your own pace.. And the scenery is unsurpassed.

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How to enter

Tickets available until Thu Apr 16 2020

What's included:

  • Medal for all finishers
  • Individual & team prizes
  • Entry to the palace park grounds (usually £17 for adults)
Junior 1 Mile (under 15s)
10:15am Sun 18th Apr 2021

Run 1mi

7K
11:00am Sun 18th Apr 2021

Run 7km

4 Mile for Buggies & Wheelchairs
11:00am Sun 18th Apr 2021

Run 4mi

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Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Can I wear headphones for the Blenheim 7K?
Yes, headphones will be allowed, however, please be aware that there are other people using the park so you will have to be aware of your surroundings. … read more
FAQ
Can I bring my dog to the Blenheim 7K?
Yes, you can, but they must be on a leash at all times. … read more
FAQ
When will the results be posted for the Blenheim 7K?
Results will be available as you cross the finish line on the event website. … read more
Route description
Route description

Grab the whole family and head to the stunning Blenheim Palace for this incredibly inclusive and family-friendly running event.

The event includes races for both kids and adults, and has a 4 mile course specifically for wheelchair athletes and buggies. The undulating course through the ground is challenging, but participants are encouraged to take it at their own pace and enjoy the stunning surroundings while they are on the course.

After the race, show off your new finisher's bling as you explore the palace grounds and grab refreshments from the cafes and restaurants on the grounds.

Logistics and schedule

Schedule:

10:15: Junior Race start

11:00: 7K & 4 Mile start

Please arrive at least 45 minutes before race time to ensure plenty of time for registration

Bag Drop:

Supervised bag storage is available at the race for a donation to Youth Challenge Oxfordshire

Facilities:

There will be no changing rooms or showers at the venue but toilets are provided.

Spectators

Blenheim Palace very kindly allows spectators to accompany participants free of charge. While your racers are runner, feel free to explore the grounds, or set up for an awesome post-race picnic.

Volunteers

Marshals and stewards are needed to make sure that runners get round the course safely. If you can help point participants in the right direction and support them on their way, please volunteer to help marshal on the day. You would only be asked to help for the morning, and have the rest of the day to enjoy at Blenheim Palace.

Refreshments at Race HQ will be supplied for volunteer marshals.

http://www.blenheim7k.co.uk/volunteer/

How to get there

1 Bothy Cottages, Blenheim Palace Grounds, Woodstock OX20 1PY, UK

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Address: Blenheim Palace Grounds, Woodstock OX20 1PZ, UK

Parking:

There is plenty of free car parking on the grounds

By Car
Eight miles north-west of Oxford, on the A44 Evesham Road, Blenheim Palace is well signposted from major routes around Oxford city and junction 9 of the M40. For Sat Nav use the postcode OX20 1PP.

Please enter the grounds via the Hensington Gate, which is on the A44 as you come into Woodstock from Oxford. For public transport, there are regular trains and coaches to Oxford, and the bus service stops just outside Blenheim Palace.

By Bus
Travelling to Woodstock from Oxford
The Stagecoach S3 bus runs up to every 20 minutes from Central Oxford. It stops at Oxford Rail Station and Gloucester Green bus station arriving right outside the Palace Gates.

The new Stagecoach 7 service similarly departs from Central Oxford calling at Oxford Parkway. The number arrives outside the Palace Gates every 30 minutes throughout the day.

The Oxford Bus Company also runs regular 500 service connecting Oxford city, the railway stations in the city centre and Oxford Parkway with Woodstock.

Travelling to Woodstock from London
Take the Oxford Tube from Central London and change at Gloucester Green bus station in Oxford to our S3 service or connect to the number 7 from George Street. Ask for an Oxford Tube Connector ticket and your local bus fare is free.

By Train
Train stations include Oxford, Long Hanborough and Bicester. Trains run regularly to these stations from London Paddington and Marylebone respectively. Call 08457 484950 for up to date train information, or visit First Great Western or Chiltern Railways.

By Coach
Regular services run from Victoria Coach station in London to Gloucester Green, Oxford. Visit Oxford Tube for and Stage Coach Bus for details.

By Bicycle
Woodstock is connected to Oxford via the National Cycle Network #5 route.

Frequently asked questions
FAQ
Can I wear headphones for the Blenheim 7K?
Yes, headphones will be allowed, however, please be aware that there are other people using the park so you will have to be aware of your surroundings.
FAQ
Can I bring my dog to the Blenheim 7K?
Yes, you can, but they must be on a leash at all times.
FAQ
When will the results be posted for the Blenheim 7K?
Results will be available as you cross the finish line on the event website.
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