St Mary's Centre
By Haddenham Webteam - 27th January 2014 9:15am
Have you turned over a new leaf in 2014, determined to regain some former levels of physical fitness through regular walking, jogging or gym work? Or maybe you have always been a keen jogger or runner? If so, you might well be interested in the Oxford 'Town and Gown' 10K road race.
Voted one of the best road races in the UK, the 'Town & Gown' race gives entrants the unique opportunity to run through the closed streets of Oxford city centre, passing historic sites and ending in the beautiful University Parks.
The route is flat and scenic, which makes this event perfect for everyone, including those who want to take to the streets in fancy dress, beginners who have signed up to their first race to the more experienced runners that want to get their personal best. You can even walk the route, if you so choose.
All the information you'll need to get you to the finish line of the Town and Gown 10K can be found here.
Place: Oxford University Parks
Date: 11 May 2014
10k — Unaffiliated runner: £20 | Affiliated runner: £18 (open to those 16 years and older)
3k — £8 (open to those aged between 9 — 15 years old)
|08:30 — 09:30||Arrival of participants|
|09:30||The 3k Junior Race starts|
|09:45||The wheelchair athletes' start|
|10:00||The 10k race starts|
Allow at least 20 minutes to reach the start. The information point and bag store will close 30 minutes before the race starts.
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