Sunday, August 28th 2016 9:30am


The Video

The Race

Headington RoadRunners welcome you to the Headington 5 Mile Open Road Race.

  • Fast flat course with PB potential
  • Suitable for all abilities - time limit 75 minutes
  • Chip timing
  • Oxfordshire Grand Prix race
  • Online entries
  • Entries on the day if limit of 400 has not been reached
  • No refunds, but entries can be transferred to another runner up to 26 August
  • Technical T-Shirts awarded to all finishers
  • Proceeds donated to Oxsrad, Oxfords integrated Sports Centre, a unique sport and recreation centre that is accessible to both the able and disabled.
  • The race will be run under UKA rules.

The race is a fast 5 mile loop. It starts and finishes in Boults Lane recreation ground, approximately 400 metres from the Race HQ and takes in the tracks on the Northern bypass and the Marston Ferry road. It is largely free of traffic. A simple map is available here.

Team Prizes

This year we are awarding prizes to the fastest men's and women's teams from an EA affiliated running Club.

There will also be a prize awarded to the fastest Corporate Team. Corporate Teams can be made up of 4 to 6 runners, with the fastest four to score, they may be male, female or mixed but there will only be a single Corporate Team Prize.

There will also be a prize presented to the Corporate Team that raises the most sponsorship money for Oxsrad.

Race Headquarters

Race headquarters is at the OXSRAD Leisure Centre.

Court Place Farm,
Marsh Lane,
Marston, Oxford.

Click here for detailed directions, and View Streetmap for a map.

Race Poster

View and download a copy of the full size A4 Race Poster here (5Mb).


Contact the Race Director, Steve Cowls, at