Running Events in Oxford, South East

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SEP7
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The Bronsens Cotswold Classic
Witney, South East, United Kingdom

The Cotswold Classic is a firmly established event in the local running calendar and is once again part of the Oxfordshire County 10 Mile Road Race Championship. Its a beautiful meandering route through a number of Cotswold stone villages. It's undulating with one particularly long climb known locally as the hillzakilla (total elevation gain is 518ft). There is however, a very fast finish with the last mile and a half being more or less downhill from New Yatt. Finishers will receive a long-sleeve technical shirt and a beer at the finish!

£16 - £18
The Bronsens Cotswold Classic
AUG25
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Englefield Run 10K
Englefield, South East, United Kingdom

A rare opportunity to run a tough 10k multi-terrain course set in the magnificent grounds of the iconic Englefield House. This private estate is often used in films and the looped circuit including tracks, grass paths, woods, lakes, a short road section and two small hills passes in front of the main house with spectacular views, if you've got time to look.

100% of the money raised goes to charity (this year the Ufton Court educational trust for disadvantaged children) so running numbers won't be sent out beforehand and should be collected from registration on the day.

Unique medal for all finishers plus category medals, chip timing, km markers, water stations, ample free parking, race village, water and refreshments all on site.

£16
Englefield Run 10K
AUG11
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Summer 10k Series - August
Aldbury, East of England, United Kingdom

Sign up for the 3rd of this 10k summer series in Aldbury. This event will see you running through woods and picturesque film locations, all the while being provided trail running tips by your experienced guide. Come along if you want running, coaching and sightseeing all rolled into one.

£10
Summer 10k Series - August
AUG31
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Fun Colour Rush - Reading
Reading, South East, United Kingdom

Thousands of participants start the day off with a plain white t-shirt at registration, then whilst completing the 5KM course getting covered head to toe in rainbows of coloured powder.

Coming to a city near you!

#FunColourRush

£15 - £55
Fun Colour Rush - Reading
SEP8
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Culworth Fun Run
Culworth, East Midlands, United Kingdom

Culworth Fun Run returns after many years absence. This mixed-terrain undulating loop around the village will stand out from the standard droll tarmac-based runs with added incentive of first person across the line also officially opening the fete, which is taking place in the Cricket Field on the same day.

All race entrants have their fee for entry into the fete included so stay on afterwards and enjoy the food, drink and games on offer and help raise money for the village Church and Village Hall.

£4 - £8
Culworth Fun Run
SEP1
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Maidenhead Half Marathon & Fun Run - September
Maidenhead, South East, United Kingdom

A great opportunity to run on closed roads on a fast, flat course! Voted 3rd in the 'Pb Potential' category in Runners World Races of the Year 2013 Awards. Suitable for beginners, PB-Hunters and competitive athletes alike.

Now in its 9th year, the Maidenhead Half Marathon is an established favourite in the local race calendar: it is known for its enthusiastic spectator support, impeccable organisation, and most of all its undisputed PB-potential. Held on closed roads around urban Maidenhead and scenic Cookham, this is a fast race on a flat course, and will delight everyone whether you want to improve your race time or embark on your very first half marathon.

£10 - £34
Maidenhead Half Marathon & Fun Run - September
SEP1
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Bovingdon Parish 10k
Bovingdon, East of England, United Kingdom

Our friends at the Bovingdon Parish Council are organising the 3rd annual Bovingdon 10k and 3k Fun Run on Sunday 1st September 2019. The 10k is an undulating road race which starts and finishes at the Memorial Hall in Bovingdon, Hertfordshire. Also 3k fun run.

A 10K run through the picturesque village of Bovingdon and surrounding villages and countryside. The terrain is undulating but the scenery is beautiful. The majority of the race is run on roads although there is a footpath just after the start.

£12 - £14
Bovingdon Parish 10k
OCT6
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Reading, O2O 1K, 3K & 10K - October
Reading, South East, United Kingdom

This flat 10km race route embraces Reading's waterways for much of the distance, offering a wonderful, multi-surfaced course that takes in rural, modern and historical areas of the town and surrounding countryside. Friendly atmosphere for beginners, yet a fast course for those who want to try for a 10km PB!

Superb spectator-friendly start and finish by the river, with refreshments available. As well as the 10km main race, there will be 1km & 3km fun runs covering all age groups, so bring the family! Plenty of free car parking

£10 - £20
Reading, O2O 1K, 3K & 10K - October
NOV2
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The Wendover Woods Autumn Festival of Running
Aston Clinton, South East, United Kingdom

Following the success of our inaugural March Festival of Running we return to Buckinginhamshire for an Autumn edition.

The festival includes a variety of events across the weekend of the 2nd and 3rd November including canicross events on the Saturday and 10 and 5 mile on the Sunday. There will also be a range of children's events covering 3k & 1k events across the weekend.

£5 - £22
The Wendover Woods Autumn Festival of Running
OCT19
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Discover Run the Wild 21k
Tring Station, East of England, United Kingdom

This half day running adventure based in the Chiltern Hills is all about you discovering what Run the Wild is all about! Along the way you will experience our famous hospitality and enjoy a well stocked refreshment point. As with all Run the Wild events, it's a team event so you will be grouped with similar ability runners and led by one of our Run Leaders who will route find and set the pace for you. We walk anything steep and it's a good opportunity to get some trail running tips from our leaders along the way. This is a great event for you to run in the beautiful Chilterns, meet the RtW team and experience a running adventure that gives you a taster of our multiday routes.

We hope to see you there!

£48
Discover Run the Wild 21k
NOV3
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Reading Rivermead 10k
Reading, South East, United Kingdom

Sttarting and finishing at Rivermead Leisure Complex this is a course with some great scenery and a great chance to go for a PB on a flat course!

£15
Reading Rivermead 10k
DEC1
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Mapledurham 10 mile & 10K
Mapledurham, South East, United Kingdom

Round out the year with the Mapledurham 10 mile and 10k trail races. These challenging events will have you face water, mud and several hills. Come for a tough but rewarding run and the finisher's medal.

£25 - £28
Mapledurham 10 mile & 10K
NOV9
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Brewery Trail Run 10K
Tring Station, East of England, United Kingdom

Trail running and beer. What more could you want?! Join us for a fun and instructive 10km trail run around the beautiful Chiltern Hills followed by a brewery tour at the world famous Tring Brewery. After a private tour of the brewery you're invited for a free tasting and not only that, we will include a bottle of beer! Are you a Colley's Dog or more of a Death or Glory kind of trail runner? There's only one way to find out and that's by signing up to this awesome running adventure! If you can run along the Ridgeway then you can drink a Ridgeway!

All our guides are local English Athletics qualified Run Leaders, and incidentally are fans of beer! It's an easily accessible event, just 40 minutes North West of London by rail or road. All abilities are catered for, so whether you are a new to trail running, just looking to get some miles in an inspiring location, or smash out trails like a pro, you're in good hands.

Spaces are limited so sign up quick!!

£25
Brewery Trail Run 10K
NOV8
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The Druid’s Challenge
Ivinghoe, South East, United Kingdom

You'll be following in the footsteps of travellers, herdsmen and soldiers who have used the Ridgeway since prehistoric times. Be entranced by the ancient landscapes, hidden valleys, beautiful downland and woodland.

As with all of our events, everything is taken care of at the Druid's Challenge so you can focus on the experience!

£58 - £195
The Druid’s Challenge
DEC29
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The Gut Buster
Mortimer Common, South East, United Kingdom

The legendary Gut Buster is back again for 2019! With a choice of either a 10km or 10 mile trail run in the Berkshire countryside, taking place between Christmas & New Year each year.

£27 - £30
The Gut Buster
AUG25
Headington 5 Mile
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom

Headington RoadRunners welcome you to the Headington 5 Mile Open Road Race.

The race is a fast 5-mile loop. It starts and finishes in Boults Lane recreation ground, approximately 400 metres from the Race HQ and takes in the tracks on the Northern bypass and the Marston Ferry road. It is largely free of traffic. A simple map is available

£13 - £15
Headington 5 Mile
AUG24
T50 Challenge
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom

T50 will start in Oxford and Finish at the the source of the Thames in Kemble, Cirencester. Run as a night race.

£45 - £105
T50 Challenge
AUG9
The Oxford Ultra
Northmoor, South East, United Kingdom

Second stage of the 4-day Thames Challenge, which can be done as a single one-day Ultra. 66 miles from the Ferryman Inn at Bablock Hythe, through Oxfordshire, much of the route following the Thames Path. Competitors of the Thames Challenge & the Cotswold Ultra, must arrive at Kemble Station for registration and equipment checks.

From the Ferryman Inn at Bablock Hythe, the path leaves the river here for a while, returning at Skinners Weir and along to Pinkhill Weir. Between Wytham Great Wood and the Thames, the path leads on to Oxfords edge, the spectacular Sandford Weir and then Culham and Cholsey.

A departure from the river bank brings us through Moulsford, but soon returns, going past Streatley and Whitchurch-on-Thames. A short deviation through the town of Purley Park, past Tilehurst, Reading, finally arriving at Hurley Caravan & Camping which is Camp-Site Two for Thames Challenge competitors, or the conclusion of The Oxford Ultra.

£79
The Oxford Ultra
FEB16
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The Milton Keynes 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run
Milton Keynes, South East, United Kingdom

A chance to lace up those shoes, get motivated, focus on training during winter and run this event with us. So come on, let's do this! Secure your place today!

Our Winter Warmer Runs are proud to support the Charity Shelter and our goal is to help raise awareness and funds for them.

£16
The Milton Keynes 5k and 10k Winter Warmer Run
OCT13
Virgin Sport Oxford Half Marathon
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom

Enjoy this fast and and flat half marathon through the historic university city of Oxford, the home of the 4 minute mile. Speeding past the famous sights, museums and colleges you're sure to finish this one feeling a sense of both achievement and culture.

Charity Tickets
Virgin Sport Oxford Half Marathon
SEP29
BHF Blenheim Palace Half Marathon
Woodstock, South East, United Kingdom

Take part in one of the UK's most beautiful running events and help us beat heartbreak forever. Choose from 13.1 miles, 10K or 2K with the spectacular Blenheim Palace as your backdrop

£10 - £32
BHF Blenheim Palace Half Marathon
JUL27
Chiltern Challenge
Henley-on-Thames, South East, United Kingdom

This fantastic 100km circular route will showcase the best of the Chilterns and the surrounding countryside. You can Walk, Jog, or Run along 3 historic trails - The Ridgeway, Icknield Way and Chiltern Way - starting and finishing at our Base Camp in Henley-on-Thames.

£79 - £198
Chiltern Challenge
JUL21
Race for Life 5K & 10K – High Wycombe
High Wycombe, South East, United Kingdom

This is race is suitable for all abilities. This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research.

£10 - £14.99
Race for Life 5K & 10K – High Wycombe
APR5
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Reading Half Marathon
Reading, South East, United Kingdom

Tighten those laces for this springtime half marathon through the streets of Reading. This mostly flat course (although watch for some sneaky inclines) is perfect for chasing those PBs. Come for the finisher's medal and stadium finish.

£16 - £116
Reading Half Marathon
AUG4
Bearbrook 10k
Weston Turville, South East, United Kingdom

Aylesbury's greatest road race!

£13 - £15
Bearbrook 10k
OCT26
Thames Trot 50 – The Return of the Boat Race
Oxford, South East, United Kingdom

A tranquil run along the Thames, starting from the Prince of Wales Pub, Iffley, near Oxford, and making its way to Henley through ever changing scenery, using the banks and towpaths of England's largest river, as well as footpaths and bridleways. This is great race to prepare for even bigger challenges.

£55
Thames Trot 50 – The Return of the Boat Race
OCT20
Abingdon Marathon
Abingdon, South East, United Kingdom

The marathon entry has grown over the years but has an entry limit of 1,200 again this year. We expect this number to be reached by the beginning of April, well before the closing date, so make sure you enter early to avoid disappointment.

The Abingdon Marathon will again incorporate the following championship events: Oxfordshire County Marathon Championships and Army AA Marathon Championships. In addition, the event has also hosted the Twin Towns competition where we have always extended a big welcome to our friends from overseas, especially from Argentina, France, Abingdons twin town.

£46 - £48
Abingdon Marathon
SEP22
Harwell Half Marathon
Didcot, South East, United Kingdom

After a year's break, it's back.....with the super help of the Harwell Harriers Running Club

A slightly different start/finish area from past years, but still based within the futuristic site of Harwell Campus.

A mixed terrain route with some gentle undulations along footpaths, bridleways, and tracks meandering up onto the Ridgeway National Path from where you can enjoy some stunning views of the rolling Oxfordshire countryside.

We are pleased to be supporting BE FREE YC charity this year, who support young carers in Oxfordshire and are based at Harwell Campus.

£23 - £25
Harwell Half Marathon
AUG3
Round Reading Ultra Marathon
Earley, South East, United Kingdom

The Round Reading Ultra Marathon (RRUM) takes place on Saturday July 28th 2018, taking in a fabulous multi terrain course that circumnavigates the town of Reading, Berkshire.

Youll have a choice of a 50km route or a 100km route. The course will include a variety of terrain, including flat river and canal towpaths, undulating woodland trails, country lanes and paths through Reading's many urban green spaces.

£48 - £65
Round Reading Ultra Marathon
AUG8
Dinton 5km + 10km - August
Hurst, South East, United Kingdom

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!

£13 - £19
Dinton 5km + 10km - August
AUG10
The Windsor Ultra
Maidenhead, South East, United Kingdom

The Windsor Ultra is organised by Ultra Running Limited and is open to individuals who must achieve a minimum 4mph pace. Below 4mph you will not be allowed to continue and stopped at the first available check-point. All entrants must be 20 years of age or over at the start of the race. Each competitor must ensure that they carry with them all of their individual requirements needed to complete the race.

Every entrant must confirm that they have read these rules and other event information and therefore understand the nature of the event and that participation is at their own risk.

£70
The Windsor Ultra
AUG3
Cotswold 24 hour race
Cirencester, South West, United Kingdom

The annual Cotswold 24 hour race will also be joined by the 12 hour race in running through the night, you can do these races in a relay or be brave and do it all your self. The event is held on the beautiful grounds of the Bathurst Estate just outside of Cirencester in Gloucestershire. And for the first time this year we are now hosting a 9K, 5K and for the kids aged 5 to 17 a 1K race.

£19 - £79
Cotswold 24 hour race
SEP15
Bucks Epic Trail 10K
Aston Clinton, South East, United Kingdom

Bucks Epic Trail 10K is a new event taking place within the stunning Wendover Woods, set to be one of the most highly anticipated 10Ks in England. Wendover Woods forest centre has just undergone a 4.5million re-development. With new car parks and a brand new caf in an idyllic setting overlooking the Chilterns in England. Tough Runner UK is bringing you that awesome experience of a 10K race whilst taking you through some of the unrivalled forest scenery.

£23 - £25
Bucks Epic Trail 10K
AUG24
Ridgeway Challenge 86 Mile Ultra
Ivinghoe Aston, South East, United Kingdom

A continual running event, 86 miles along a 5000 year old trackway through the Chiltern Hills and North Wessex Downs (along Grim's Ditch for several miles); 9,000 feet of ascent. Starts on the top of Ivinghoe Beacon. Entrants must be at least 21 years old. Incorporating the UK Trail Running Championships Ultra Distance.

£63 - £65
Ridgeway Challenge 86 Mile Ultra
AUG11
Burnham Beeches half marathon and 10 K
Slough, South East, United Kingdom

The Burnham Beeches Half Marathon and 10k offers a choice of two distances, both on a mix of closed roads and hard surfaced woodland paths through the cool shade of the Burnham Beeches ancient woodland in South Bucks. Its the perfect setting for a summer half marathon or 10k. You can enjoy a well earned dip after the race with special access to the Caldicott School swimming pool. The run is mostly in the 'Cool' shade of ancient woodland.

£19 - £27
Burnham Beeches half marathon and 10 K
OCT12
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The Maverick inov-8 Original Oxfordshire
Henley-on-Thames, South East, United Kingdom

The Maverick invo-8 Original Oxfordshire event holds a special place in all our hearts and is back for another year after becoming a treasured member of our event calendar back in 2017.

Our Original series season finale sets off three brand new trail running routes from the 850-years old Manor House of Stonor Park. The estate is home to one of the most ancient deer herds in Britain, so keep your eyes peeled for the graceful fallow deer that have grazed here since medieval times. Out on the trails if youre lucky you may also spot the rare red kite, which have successfully been saved from national extinction in the area.

All three routes weave through the estate and surrounding Chilterns Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty. However its not all a blissful fairy-tale or a chance to spot rare wildlife, there are some ferocious trails to negotiate, with climbs and descents reaching gradients of 22% in parts. Youll need your head firmly focused on the task ahead to get through some parts of this event.

With three new routes on offer, our Original Oxfordshire event ensures that trail runners of abilities will be challenged and we are sure that saying I do to this event is something you wont regret.

£20 - £35
The Maverick inov-8 Original Oxfordshire
SEP1
Big Fun Run Milton Keynes
Milton Keynes, South East, United Kingdom

Run for fitness, run for charity, run for fun_just run!! There's no pressure, just some easy moves and lots of laughs. 5k Big Fun Runs are about getting involved, having fun and enjoying the whole experience of the day.

£14 - £16.25
Big Fun Run Milton Keynes
SEP1
Maidenhead Half Marathon
Maidenhead, South East, United Kingdom

A great opportunity to run on closed roads on a fast, flat course! Voted 3rd in the 'Pb Potential' category in Runners World Races of the Year 2013 Awards. Suitable for beginners, PB-Hunters and competitive athletes alike. Maidenhead Half Marathon is an established favourite in the local race calendar: it is known for its enthusiastic spectator support, impeccable organisation, and most of all its undisputed PB-potential. Held on closed roads around urban Maidenhead and scenic Cookham, this is a fast race on a flat course, and will delight everyone whether you want to improve your race time or embark on your very first half marathon.

£10 - £34
Maidenhead Half Marathon

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