The Bannister Series 2023

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The Bannister Series 2023
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Take on the Iffley Road track, where Sir Roger Bannister broke the 4-minute mile way back on the 6th May 1954. Why not run the 12 hour, or even the 24 if you're feeling brave? Circle round this 400m track with the determination of the greats, and steam to the finish to claim your Finisher's medal.
The Bannister 12 (Day), The Bannister 6 (Day), The Bannister 24, and 2 more
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Sat, 5 Aug 2023
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Oxford, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Iffley Rd, Oxford OX4 1EQ, UK
Start times
Saturday, 5 Aug 2023
The Bannister 12 (Day):
9:00 am |
The Bannister 6 (Day):
9:00 am |
The Bannister 24:
10:00 am |
The Bannister 12 (Night) :
10:00 pm |
The Bannister 6 (Night) :
10:00 pm
Event summary
Here are the distances available for The Bannister Series 2023
The Bannister 24
The Bannister 12 (Day)
The Bannister 12 (Night)
The Bannister 6 (Day)
Route information
Terrain Track
Elevation Flat
Route Type Loop
This event is hosted at the Iffley Road running track; a location steeped in history and achievement. This is a flat course with track terrain, so perfect for raking in that all important PB. Each lap is exactly 400m.
  • 113 laps: Ultra distance
  • 106 laps: Marathon
  • 53 laps: Half Marathon
What's included
  • Unique Finisher's Medal
  • Fully stocked aid station
  • Evening Pizza for the 24-hour runners
  • On site First-Aid
  • Amazing support from the Rasselbock Family!
How to get there
Iffley Rd, Oxford OX4 1EQ, UK
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Event day logistics
07:15 Track opens
09:00-15:00 The Bannister 6 (Day)
09:00-21:00 The Bannister 12 (Day)
10:00-10:00 The Bannister 24
22:00-10:00 The Bannister 12 (Night)
22:00-04:00 The Bannister 6 (Night)
Cut off Time
Depending on which event you sign up for you will have either 6 or 12 hours to complete as many laps as possible. This means that you need to have completed your final lap before the end of the time limit for it to be counted towards your final distance.
Bag Drop
Participants can leave their bags inside the hall where registration takes place.
Water Stations
This event operates on a bring your own bottle policy. Plastic cups and bottles will not be supplied. You will be required to bring your own water bottle, collapsable cup, or similar to the event.
Aid Stations
There will be a fully stocked aid station at base camp stocked with sweet and savoury items.
Bringing your own fuel
You are more than welcome to bring your own food and drink to the aid station. There will be a separate table for these so ensure all items are clearly labelled.
Participants will have access to the sports centre while it is open. So, the toilets, changing rooms, and showers. There are toilets on the bandstand for when the sport centre closes.
Is there a bag drop at The Bannister Series 2023?
Yes, there is a bag drop at this event. However, it is recommended to leave valuables in cars for the most security.
Do I have to bring my own bottle at The Bannister Series 2023?
Yes, this event operates on a bring your own bottle policy. However, the aid station will have plenty of different drinks to fill up your bottles with.
Will there be aid stations at The Bannister Series 2023?
There will be a fully stocked aid station at base camp stocked with sweet and savoury items.
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