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Whether you're a complete beginner or elite athlete there's an exciting range of events taking place across Oxfordshire.

Why not join a local running group, enter a challenge, do some training, get sponsored and enjoy the buzz of simply crossing the finish line, achieving something you thought was impossible or setting a new personal best!

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Local Running Groups

Interested in beginner running? Don't like running by yourself? Then why not join a beginners running group! There are 24 Run England beginner running groups across Oxfordshire offering beginner friendly running sessions, led by qualified and insured Run Leaders.

Whether you want to lose weight, train for an event, or simply enjoy exercising with friendly people whilst exploring your local area, our beginners running groups offer something for everyone. To find your local running group and take the first step towards your sporting goal visit the website below.


Parkrun organise free, weekly, 5km timed runs around the world. They are open to everyone, free, and are safe and easy to take part in.

These events take place in pleasant parkland surroundings and we encourage people of every ability to take part; from those taking their first steps in running to Olympians; from juniors to those with more experience.

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Blenheim 7k Events

Thu, 15 Feb 2018 14:31

On Sunday 29th April 2018 the Blenheim 7k events will be held at the Blenheim Palace in Woodstock. The events provide an opportunity... Read More »

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