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Running

Whether you're a complete beginner or elite athlete there's an exciting range of events taking place across Oxfordshire.

Why not join a local running group, enter a challenge, do some training, get sponsored and enjoy the buzz of simply crossing the finish line, achieving something you thought was impossible or setting a new personal best!


Get involved in Running

Local Running Groups

Interested in beginner running? Don't like running by yourself? Then why not join a beginners running group! There are 24 Run England beginner running groups across Oxfordshire offering beginner friendly running sessions, led by qualified and insured Run Leaders.

Whether you want to lose weight, train for an event, or simply enjoy exercising with friendly people whilst exploring your local area, our beginners running groups offer something for everyone. To find your local running group and take the first step towards your sporting goal visit the website below.


Parkrun

Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.

These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and we encourage people of every ability to take part; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience.


Latest News

Blenheim 7k Events

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:31

On Sunday 29th April 2018 the Blenheim 7k events will be held at the Blenheim Palace in Woodstock. The events provide an opportunity... Read More »

THIS GIRL CAN

Tue, 30 Jan 2018 15:52

This Girl Can is our nationwide campaign to get women and girls moving, regardless of shape, size and ability!

Our research reveals... Read More »

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Upcoming Events

Oxford's Cancer Research Race For Life (5k and 10k)

Sun, 08 Jul 2018, 10:00 - 14:00

This is thousands of women uniting with one purpose. Walk, jog or run. Raise valuable funds for research. THIS IS BEATING CANCER.... Read More »

Oxford's Cancer Research Race For Life (5k and 10k)

Sun, 08 Jul 2018, 10:00 - 14:00

Entries for Cancer Research's Race for Life are now open!

LADIES, come together to walk, jog or run and raise money to BEAT CANCER!... Read More »

Pretty Muddy - Now including Kids too!

Sat, 15 Sep 2018, 10:45 - 17:00

Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have... Read More »

Pretty Muddy - Now including Kids too!

Sat, 15 Sep 2018, 10:45 - 17:00

Race for Life Pretty Muddy is our brilliant 5k muddy obstacle course. Scramble over the A-frame. Crawl through the mud pit. Have... Read More »

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