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The 2020 Oxford Half has been postponed to 2021. 

Virtual Oxford Half

Virtual Race

The Oxford Half virtual race is a brand new, free virtual running challenge benefitting Oxford Half charity partners. 

Complete your run and upload your finish time to receive a virtual goody bag and join the leaderboard. In addition to the digital goody bag for all finishers, there will be prizes on offer for each male and female age category winner.

Registration closes on Friday 23 October 2020. Sign up today!

The Gameplan

Run together, virtually this autumn. Whether you are completing a personal fitness challenge, reaching a charity fundraising goal or just running for the fun of it. The Oxford Half virtual race will keep you smiling for miles! Here is everything you need to know before you lace up.

REGISTER

Registration is open until Friday 23 October 2020. It is completely free to sign up. Those who prefer to run together, virtually can create a new team or join an existing team when registering. You can complete your half marathon challenge and upload your results at any time.

 

VIRTUAL RACE PERKS

All participants will be emailed a printable race bib and a digital badge after registration has been completed, along with useful links to access the virtual race leaderboard and choose your charitable cause to start fundraising.

Participants may choose to upgrade their entry for £12 (including postage) to receive a limited edition Oxford Half engraved NOTCH bracelet and physical goody bag. NOTCH bracelets and physical goody bags will be delivered in November after the virtual race has finished. You will receive an email notification to let you know when your rewards are on the way.

All runners will receive an exclusive digital goody bag with special offers and rewards from our partners in the first week of November after the virtual race has finished. Due to GDPR you should not opt-out of marketing communications during registration if you would like to receive your digital goody bag.

 

SUBMIT YOUR TIME

We suggest you use a tracking app to log your run. Any tracking app or watch can be used.

To join the leaderboard, go to the results page on the event's registration platform, Race Roster, and submit your finish time. You'll be asked to confirm your registration and submit a photo as evidence of your time. Visit our virtual race results guide for a step by step tutorial. Results must be uploaded by 30 October 2020 to be considered for prizes.

 

SAFETY FIRST

Please ensure that whilst taking part in the virtual challenge you continue to monitor and follow all government guidance regarding exercising outdoors and social distancing. 

  • Stay to the left
  • Keep two metres from others
  • Avoid parks if they're too busy

You can complete the challenge any time. If parks and streets are too busy to run safely following current social distancing guidelines, then please wait for an alternative time to complete your challenge. For more information please visit www.gov.uk/coronavirus

FAQs

Charity Partners

Funds raised through the Virtual Oxford Half will be distributed to the event charity partners

GET PERKS

In addition to bragging rights, participants will get access to a printable bib, a digital badge and an exclusive digital goody bag. Winners from each of seven age categories will receive a prize bundle from Oxford Half event partners.

Download your bib

GET PERKS

In addition to bragging rights, participants will get access to a printable bib, a digital badge and an exclusive digital goody bag. Winners from each of seven age categories will receive a prize bundle from Oxford Half event partners.

Download your bib

UPGRADE YOUR ENTRY

Participants may choose to upgrade their entry for £12 to receive a limited edition engraved NOTCH bracelet and physical goody bag with rewards from Oxford Half partners.

Purchase a Goody Bag

UPGRADE YOUR ENTRY

Participants may choose to upgrade their entry for £12 to receive a limited edition engraved NOTCH bracelet and physical goody bag with rewards from Oxford Half partners.

Purchase a Goody Bag
OFFICIAL PARTNERS