2018 Virgin Sport Oxford Half Marathon

Half marathon

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Entries have now closed for 2017. Check back soon for details of how to apply for 2018!


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Request a sponsorship pack and join our team.

Take on a half marathon through the heart of this world famous university city.

Run amongst the dreaming spires and beautiful architecture of this historic city in the Virgin Sport Oxford Half Marathon. With a fast and flat course, this is an event for both beginners as well as more experienced runners in search of that elusive PB.

The race starts right in the heart of Oxford, taking you past its famous colleges and beautiful parks before finishing by the Radcliffe Camera. 

With an awesome atmosphere and big crowds, this is an event not be missed.

Join our team today and help beat cancer sooner.

Race day information

Join us for this unique experience and why not bring some friends and family along for support. Any questions? Click here to read our most frequently asked questions, which should provide you with all the information you need. Or, you can contact the Sports Team on 0300 123 5461.

Did you know...

Cancer Research UK helped to develop IMRT – a more targeted type of radiotherapy that reduces side effects. We supported the first ever trial of IMRT in breast cancer, and have funded trials in other cancers including prostate cancer, and head and neck cancers.

Support for you

Training plans and advice

We've teamed up with the experts to give you the very best training support and advice for your event.

Get a cheering pack

Our pack includes a banner, clapper boards, cheering sticks, balloons, tattoos and running sacks. To get yours, email supporter.services@cancer.org.uk or call 0300 123 5461.

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