15 October 2023 @ 9.00am
About the Oxford Half Marathon 2023
The Oxford Half Marathon 2023 is a flat and fast 13.1-mile route through historic Oxford scheduled to take place on 15 October 2023.
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The Oxford Half course takes runners through the pristine, winding streets of historic Oxford. The route begins at Oxford’s iconic Broad Street in the city centre and passes through Old Marston village, the River Cherwell, Oxford University’s impressive Lady Margaret Hall, before finally finishing on Parks Road.
Whether you are a seasoned veteran or a newbie, join the Oxford Half for a weekend of celebrations and running in the city of dreaming spires. The Oxford Half Marathon usually starts at 9.30am.
If you’re driving to the Oxford Half, we recommend using the Park & Ride facilities around Oxford as there is extremely limited parking near the start site. Tickets can be bought at one of the four sites (Pear Tree, Thornhill, and Redbridge) on the day.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The Oxford Half Marathon race is usually scheduled to start at 09.30am and runners have 3 hours and 30 minutes to finish the race. The event village will be open from 7.30am and all runners will need to arrive between 7.30am and 8.45am
The Oxford Half Marathon starts on Broad Street and finishes on Parks Road. The festival village is located on Oxford University Parks.
There is prize money on offer for the 1st, 2nd and 3rd placed male and female runners along with a complimentary entry into the following year’s race. Male and female age category winners will also receive a complimentary place into the following year’s race. There is also prize money on offer for the 1st placed male and female wheelchair finishers along with a complimentary entry into the following year’s race.
The fastest runner taking part in fancy dress is offered a free place into the following year’s race!
The Oxford Half Marathon 2021 is a 13.1-mile (21.08km) race.
The Oxford Half Marathon is a flat and fast 13.1-mile route through the historic city of Oxford.