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Race Day Information
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
All entries are now closed and over 6,000 runners are getting set for the big day
Location: Kassam Stadium, Grenoble Rd, Oxford OX4 4XP.
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
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.
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.