The Virgin Sport Oxford Half Marathon on Sunday 11th October is a fast, flat 13.1 mile route that showcases everything we love about Oxford and is also wheelchair friendly.
Run the Oxford Half Marathon and raise money for us!
Date: Sunday 11th October
Time: Race starts at 9:30am
Location: Broad Street, Oxford
Registration fee: £15
Sponsorship target: £200
Enjoy running amongst the dreaming spires and the beautiful architecture of this historic city. This is a fantastic challenge for both beginners as well as more experienced runners right in the heart of Oxford. The route will take you past Oxford’s most popular landmarks such as Radcliffe Camera, the Sheldonian Theatre, the Bodleian Library, and many of the Oxford University’s world-famous colleges.
Oxford Half Marathon training plan
We’ve put an improver training plan together to help structure your training for the Oxford Half Marathon.
Why should you put on your running shoes for Helen & Douglas House?
Your participation in our fundraising events is going to make a real difference to us – we care for terminally ill babies, children, young people, and their families through exceptional hospice care.
We rely on the generosity of the public to keep our doors open, with voluntary donations making up the majority of the £3.6 million every year we need to find to run the hospice service.
What else is on?
Visit our Events page to have a look at our other events or think about your own event! Ever fancied swimming the channel? Or cycling from Land’s End to John O’Groats? Email us at firstname.lastname@example.org or phone us on 01865 799166 with your ideas, we’re more than happy to support you.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) update around our events
The outbreak of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the measures we all must take are significant and they affect us all. We are following Government guidance and taking all necessary steps to keep everyone safe. This means that all fundraising events due to take place in the near future have been cancelled or postponed. Those events which are due to take place later this year or next year remain open until we are advised otherwise. If you have already signed up to participate in an event which needs to be postponed or cancelled, you will be notified by an email from our events team.
During these uncertain times, our aim is to continue to care for local terminally children and their families as far as possible. Undoubtedly the income we rely on from the public, our fundraising events and our shops is going to be affected and we will plan to overcome these challenges as much as possible. We rely on donations from the public to fund our work and we need support now more than ever. If you would like to support us and make a donation you can do so at www.helenanddouglas.org.uk/donate/.
Please continue to visit this page for further updates on our Events. If you have any questions or concerns in respect of our events, please contact Hannah Smart or Julia Woodcock in the Events Team at email@example.com