The 2021 Oxford Half will take place on Sunday 17 October 2021. Run through the historic, winding streets of Oxford to the sound of live entertainment.
At LimeLight Sports Club, health and safety is our number one priority. We will keep everyone regularly updated regarding delivery of your seamless, COVID-secure race day experience. Read our FAQs here to learn more.
The Oxford Half course takes runners through the pristine, winding streets of historic Oxford. The route begins 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. The 2021 route will be confirmed in Spring 2021, but you can check out the 2019/20 route map below for reference.
Live entertainment and DJs will keep you running (or dancing - we won't judge) to the finish line as you take in the stunning sights of Oxford. Keep an eye out for the Oxford Half route entertainment line up announcement coming soon!
Not only will you be able to bask in the glory of completing the Oxford Half, you will also receive a finisher shirt, a medal, race photos, a tote bag and swag from our partners as part of your entry.
Did you know the Oxford Half marathon race route is the largest outside London to go plastic-free? LimeLight Sports Club is proud to be the first mass participation event organiser in the UK to move away from plastic and develop a more sustainable strategy for keeping our runners hydrated. Stay tuned! We're continuing to develop sustainability initiatives, to further reduce our impact on the environment.
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Read up on all the information you need to know about the event through our FAQs.