Beginner Friendly Running Events in Oxford

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    Wokingham 10K & 5K
    Sun 31st Mar
    Davis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UK
    £13 - £19
    1 review
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    Wokingham 10K & 5K

    Davis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Whatever the weather at Dinton Pastures, there is always something new to see and we always have a back-up plan up our sleeves if the paths are flooded; rain doesn't stop play!! Open to all abilities.

    Every time we have an event at Dinton Pastures we see it in a different light, see new animals and hear new sounds there is never a dull moment at this gorgeous Country Park and there is an amazing cafe onsite too!

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    • Did the 10k in 2018

      This was my first proper race and I loved it. Well organised and great atmosphere. I have 2 suggestions though. 1 more person at least handing out the water and is it possible to stop spectators standing in front of the clock at the halfway/finish line?
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    Heyford Airbase Races
    Sun 16th Jun
    Izzard Rd, Bicester OX25 5HE, UK
    £10 - £25
    4 reviews
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    Heyford Airbase Races

    Izzard Rd, Bicester OX25 5HE, UKView event
    4 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    Fast, flat, fantastic! Choice of half marathon, 10k, 5k. Set in the beautiful Cherwell Valley countryside, the three routes all utilise the Heyford Park Airbase's Runway, RAF Taxiway & NATO Taxiway and are therefore pancake flat and traffic-free. These races are timed perfectly if you are planning to run a Spring marathon, but equally good for those venturing into racing, moving up a distance or just trying to improve times.

    Reviews
    • Did the 10k in 2018

      Nice flat fast course great for my first 10k
    • Did the 5k in 2018

      It was exactly as advertised, flat and fast
    • Did the Half Marathon in 2018

      It's hot, very little shade, nice and flat, so bring sun cream.Bring music if your running alone as the 2nd lap once the 10 and 5k have finished it's quite lonely.It's was my 1st 1/2 marathon.
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    Dinton Summer Series – May
    Thu 9th May
    Davis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UK
    £13 - £19
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    Thames 10k, 5k and 2.5k at Beale Park
    Thu 4th Jul
    Unnamed Road, Reading RG8 9NX, UK
    £5 - £19
    1 review
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    Thames 10k, 5k and 2.5k at Beale Park

    Unnamed Road, Reading RG8 9NX, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    After our inagurual year last year, we are pleased to have this event firmly back on the calendar with headline sponsors, Macbeths Insurance supporting us and you every step of the way.

    Beale Park and the surrounding area really is a stunning location for an evening run - with parts of the course near the Thames and others through the woods. One not to miss.

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    • Did the 5k in 2018

      Fantastically run even, unfortunately tough course with very challenging terrain.
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    Dinton Summer Series – June
    Thu 13th Jun
    Davis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UK
    £13 - £19
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    Dinton Summer Series – July
    Thu 11th Jul
    Davis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UK
    £13 - £19
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    Dinton Summer Series – August
    Thu 8th Aug
    Davis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UK
    £13 - £19
    11 reviews
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    Dinton Summer Series – August

    Davis St, Reading RG10 0TJ, UKView event
    11 reviews
    About the event
    From the organiser

    This series back for the EIGHTH year has become a firm favourite with runners of all abilities.

    Follow one lap of a lovely off-road, traffic-free route around Dinton Pastures Country Park, near Hurst, Reading, to clock up 5km, or go round twice for 10km. Either way, its pancake flat and if you enter more than one race youve a great chance of seeing that PB come down month by month!

    The course follow a lovely off-road, traffic-free route around Dinton Pastures Country Park, near Hurst, Reading, to clock up 5km, or go round twice for 10km. Either way, its pancake flat and if you enter more than one race youve a great chance of seeing that PB come down month by month!

    Reviews
    • Did the 10km in 2017

      Enjoyable 10k. The only downside being a two lap course but that's the nature of the setting. Though being two laps enabled a 5km split on the chip which is good. Big puddles too and sloppy in places but not a lot you can do about that.
    • Did the 10km in 2017

      Great friendly atmosphere, felt like a proper local, community event. Loved the 'shout-outs' from the announcer at the halfway stage and finishing line, using our race numbers to give personalised 'shout-outs'.
    • Did the 5km in 2017

      I'm still a relatively new runner and older than most but was made to feel really part of the run series. The only reason I gave the course an OK was the huge lakes on part of the course! The organisation is tip top, i've never had to wait for a bar code and getting the time immediately is a nice bonus.
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    Treehouse 5k, 10k & Family Run
    Sun 31st Mar
    22 Station Rd, Cholsey, Wallingford OX10 9PT, UK
    £3 - £17
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    Highworth 5 Mile Race
    Sun 7th Apr
    21 Shrivenham Rd, Highworth, Swindon SN6 7BZ, UK
    £12 - £14
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    Cumnor Royal British Legion 5K
    Sat 22nd Jun
    Leys Rd, Cumnor, Oxford OX2, UK
    £7 - £9
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    Wallingford Thames Run
    Sun 19th May
    Old Reading Rd, Wallingford OX10, UK
    $11 - $20
    1 review
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    Wallingford Thames Run

    Old Reading Rd, Wallingford OX10, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Thames Run is multi-terrain route along local footpaths and the banks of the River Thames, and back through the historic market town of Wallingford. For the 5k event runners complete one circuit of the route and for the 10k route two.

    Reviews
    • Did the Wallingford Thames Run 10k in 2018

      Great 10k run around Wallingford. 2nd time I have done it and will donit again. Pretty flat course mixture of road and footpaths. Great atmosphere
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    Race for Life 5k – Oxford
    Sun 14th Jul
    Pavilion, Oxford OX1 3QB, UK
    £10 - £14
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    Danesfield Dash 10k
    Sun 28th Apr
    Wittington House, Henley Rd, Marlow SL7 2EB, UK
    £6 - £19
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    Run The Rock 5K & 10K
    Sat 8th Jun
    1 Park Ln, Stokenchurch, High Wycombe HP14 3TQ, UK
    £15 - £18
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    Milton Keynes Marathon
    Sun 5th May
    Unnamed Road, Bletchley, Milton Keynes MK1 1ET, UK
    £9 - £120
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    Shinfield 10k
    Mon 6th May
    Shinfield Medical Practice, School Green, Shinfield, Reading RG2 9EH, UK
    £12 - £17
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    Waddesdon Manor Summer 5k
    Wed 17th Jul
    Waddesdon Manor, Waddesdon, Aylesbury HP18 0JH, UK
    £11 - £13
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    Burfold Bolt
    Sun 7th Jul
    Burford School, Cheltenham Rd, Burford OX18 4PL, UK
    £14.50 - £20
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    Ridgeway Revenge Half Marathon & 10K
    Sat 29th Jun
    Netton Island, Netton St, Bishopstone, Salisbury SP5 4DD, UK
    £23
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    Race for Life 5k – Milton Keynes
    Sun 9th Jun
    Redway WW02, Milton Keynes MK15 0DS, UK
    £10 - £14.99
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    Race for Life 5K – Newbury
    Sun 30th Jun
    The Racecourse, Newbury RG14 7PN, UK
    £10 - £14.99
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    Race for Life 5k – Reading
    Sun 14th Jul
    24 Liebenrood Rd, Reading RG30 2DX, UK
    £10 - £14.99
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    Race for Life 5k – High Wycombe
    Sun 21st Jul
    24 Warren Wood Dr, High Wycombe HP11 1DZ, UK
    £10 - £14.99
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    Cotswold 24 hour race
    Sat 3rd Aug
    The Corner Stone, 3 Dollar St, Cirencester GL7 2AJ, UK
    £19 - £79
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    The Cheltenham Classic Run
    Sun 1st Sep
    Unnamed Road, Cheltenham GL54, UK
    £11.50 - £32
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    Dog Jog – Milton Keynes
    Sun 1st Sep
    A509, Milton Keynes MK15, UK
    £5 - £13.50
    1 review
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    Dog Jog – Milton Keynes

    A509, Milton Keynes MK15, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    The Dog Jog series are unique 5k jogging events for you and your dog to get fit and have fun. Each event offers a relaxed and fun atmosphere with no times and no pressure. They are also a great opportunity to meet like-minded dog owners in your area. Plus whats more, when you cross the finish line youll receive a fantastic Doggy Bag jam-packed with goodies for both you and your dog, as well as Dog Jog Collar Keyring medal! Dog Jog is all about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the great outdoors with your favourite four-legged friend!

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    Ibstone Circle 5k & 10K
    Sun 14th Apr
    Fox Country Inn, Ibstone Rd, High Wycombe HP14 3XT, UK
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    Trevor Lynch – Risborough Run in the Park – May Race 3
    Sun 19th May
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    Chiltern Chase
    Sun 9th Jun
    10 The Cloisters, Ewelme, Wallingford OX10 6HS, UK
    1 review
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    Chiltern Chase

    10 The Cloisters, Ewelme, Wallingford OX10 6HS, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    Reviews
    • Did the 10K in 2018

      Tough 10k through the rolling chiltern. Fair few cheeky hills. Mainly on roads but a few off road bits too. Struggled on this one but that was weather/heat related.
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    Run for Sparkle – Henley
    Sat 4th May
    107-108 Remenham Ln, Remenham, Henley-on-Thames RG9 3DB, UK
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    Risborough Run in the Park – May Race 4
    Sun 26th May
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    Risborough Run in the Park – June Race 1
    Sun 2nd Jun
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    MK Rocket 5K
    Sun 5th May
    201 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 1EA, UK
    1 review
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    MK Rocket 5K

    201 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes MK9 1EA, UKView event
    1 review
    About the event
    From the organiser

    A fun, easy 5k from CMK to the stadium perimeter road with extra special bling. Dont miss this opportunity to experience the buzz of marathon weekend without the extra mileage!

    Reviews
    • Did the MK Rocket 5K in 2018

      How busy it gets near the finish line
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    Risborough Run in the Park – July Race 2
    Sun 7th Jul
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    Risborough Run in the Park – July Race 3
    Sun 14th Jul
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    Misbourne 5k Trail Race
    Sat 22nd Jun
    Misbourne Dr, Great Missenden HP16 0BN, UK
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    Risborough Run in the Park – July Race 4
    Sun 21st Jul
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    Risborough Run in the Park – July Race 5
    Sun 28th Jul
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    Risborough Run in the Park – August Race 1
    Sun 4th Aug
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    Risborough Run in the Park – August Race 2
    Sun 11th Aug
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    Risborough Run in the Park – August Race 3
    Sun 18th Aug
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    Risborough Run in the Park – August Race 4
    Sun 25th Aug
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    Risborough Run in the Park – September Race 1
    Sun 1st Sep
    Church Ln, Princes Risborough HP27 9AW, UK
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    FixAddiction 5k & 10k Run
    Sat 13th Jul
    Dorney Court, Dorney, Windsor SL4 6QR, UK
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