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NEWS UPDATE

UPDATE 1 – VOLUNTEERS REQUIRED

CALLING ALL RACEMAKERS.  We still have vacancies for volunteers to help us deliver the event.  We pay £15 for adults (18yrs and over) to marshals runners in the start and finish, and assist with road closures.  We pay £10 for youths (12 – 17yrs) working in teams in the baggage tent and post-finish (handing out drinks, medals and goody bags) at the Kassam.  CLICK HERE to contact us.

UPDATE 2 – ROADWORKS WARNING

PLEASE ALLOW EXTRA TIME WHEN TRAVELLING BY CAR TO THE KASSAM STADIUM DUE TO ROAD WORKS ON THE SOUTHERN BY-PASS

RACE DAY INFORMATION

Race Day:  Sunday 12th October

Entries

All entries are now closed and over 6,000 runners are getting set for the big day

Start-Finish

Location: Kassam Stadium, Grenoble Rd, Oxford OX4 4XP.

Start times

Half Marathon – 9.30am (runners called to start at 9.00am)

Schools Challenge – 9.40am

Travel & accommodation

For advice on travel and accommodation CLICK HERE

Free Park & Ride at Mini Plant Cowley

A free Park & Ride service for competitors and spectators is available at Mini Plant Cowley.  CLICK HERE for details.

MINI Plant Cowley – Gate 5
Eastern By-Pass Road
Oxford OX4 6NL

Competitors are advised to arrive before 8.30am for the free Park & Ride.

There are no remaining parking spaces at the Kassam

Much of the parking at Kassam Stadium is suspended due to the race village set up.  The remaining places are pre-booked only.  All pre-booked spaces have now been allocated

Spectator Information

Information on recommended viewing and entertainment points is included in our Race Day Guide.  CLICK HERE for details

Residents and Businesses

CLICK HERE for details of road closures and diversion routes

Stay tuned to BBC Radio Oxford 92.5 FM for live coverage and race day traffic updates.

ENTERTAINMENT

BBC Radio Oxford 92.5FM will be broadcasting live throughout the event direct from the Kassam Stadium, Iffley Road athletics track and other locations around the course, including live traffic updates. CLICK HERE for details

Heart FM’s Angels will be staffing 2 lively cheering points on the route to entertain competitors and spectators.  CLICK HERE for details

Battle of the Bands

Back by popular demand!

Six local bands will be playing live sets for the entertainment of competitors and spectators at six different locations around the race route.