Oxford Half Marathon

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Celebrate running, movement, and the Oxford community with entertainment and cheering fans at the Oxford Half. Don't miss out on your last chance to book and be a part of this great atmosphere. Sign up today.
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Half Marathon
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Calendar
Sun, 16 Oct 2022
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Star
4.5
(278 Reviews)
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Where and when
Location
48-51 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BQ, UK
Start times
Sun, 16 Oct 2022
Half Marathon:
TBC
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Oxford Half Marathon
Half Marathon
Distance
21.1km
£51.00
Route information
The course begins at Broad Street, near Trinity College. Along the way, participants will be treated to plenty of Oxford's stunning architecture and live entertainment.
A flat course, this is a great opportunity to chase down a new PB. Runners breeze past the River Cherwell and Lady Margaret Hall among others, and will end their race on Park Road.
The route map for 2022 will be confirmed in the months leading up to race day.
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What's included
  • Finisher's Medal
  • Swag bag from partners
  • Baggage drop
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How to get there
48-51 Broad St, Oxford OX1 3BQ, UK
Get full directions
More information on the exact address will be available in the race day guide.
Festival Village: Oxford University Parks
Parking
Due to road closures and limited train services, all participants are encouraged to make use of Oxford Park & Ride. There are 3 Park & Ride locations:
  • North - OX2 8JZ - Pear Tree Car Park
  • South - OX1 4XG Redbridge Car Park
  • East - OX2 0HP Thornhill Car Park
Event day logistics
*Start times will be confirmed closer to the event date.
Cut-off Times
There will be a 3 hour and 30 minute cut-off time for participants to finish the race.
Race Bibs
To try and reduce waste at the event, LimeLight Sports Club are encouraging participants to pick up their race bib ahead of the event. Collection of race bibs will be available on event weekend at the race village in Oxford University Parks.
Alternatively, entrants can choose to have race bibs posted to them in advance when registering.
Please note it will not be possible to collect your race bib on the morning of the race.
Bag Drop
There will be an area for you to leave your bag while you race. Attached to your race number will be a bag tag which you'll fix to your bag.
FAQs
How do I enter the Oxford Half Marathon?
Enter online via Let's Do This to secure your entry today. While spots last.
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When will I receive my race bib for the Oxford Half Marathon?
Race bibs can be collected from the Race Village on Oxford University Parks the day before the event. If you'd prefer for your pack to be posted to you, you will need to pay for this when registering.
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Is there music on the Oxford Half Marathon course?
There will be DJs, local bands and live music throughout the course to motivate you until you cross the finish line.
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Is there a bag drop at the Oxford Half Marathon?
Yes, there will be a bag drop for participants while they race.
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Reviews
4.5
278 reviews
SceneryStunning scenery
FriendlyFaceFriendly atmosphere
CrowdsIncredible crowds
lucie
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Great atmosphere and wonderful spectators cheering all the way!
sue
5.0
Did the race in 2022
It is a great run. Really we organised and a lovely course. Let do2n by the rubbish goodie bag and lack of t-shirt given the cost. Very expensive run. Virgin used to give a great t shirt in the goodie bag. Medals aren't great either.
rebecca
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Very lucky to enjoy perfect weather conditions, making it easier to run, especially as lots of spectators had come out to enjoy the autumn sunshine
tom
5.0
Did the race in 2022
It was really excellent. A flat course, scenic, great local support cheering us on. Two quibbles: a water station before 5 miles, that was a long wait. And the "goodie" bag??? Seriously, a canvas bag and one single energy bar? That's a pitiful goodie. bag. And no T-shirt for the price, either.
judy
5.0
Did the race in 2022
This was my first half marathon and I really enjoyed it, good course and wonderful support. My only negative would be being dictated to to be vegetarian, that was a shame and not needed
evelin
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Would have been nice to recieve a T-shirt as a finisher gift.
natalia
4.7
Did the race in 2022
A very enjoyable and generally flat course going through the city of Oxford. Nice views and great spectators support. Course is generally well organised all the necessary facilities are there. It felt however a bit pricy this time given that not T-shirts were available and photos are on the money only option.
craig
4.7
Did the race in 2022
Great event, would definitely recommend
lyle
4.7
Did the race in 2022
Need more toilets in the race village
joanna
5.0
Did the race in 2022
Leave plenty of time to park and travel in from park and rides!
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Nura Karpowitsch
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