Many thanks to all 476 runners who set a record turnout for our race - as well as a new course record!
Full results are available now.

Thanks to everyone who helped to make our 2018 H5M a great success!
We look forward to doing it all again next year.

Headington RoadRunners Open 5 Mile Road Race

An Oxfordshire Grand Prix Event

Sunday, August 26th 2018 9:30am


  • The next race is expected to take place on 25 August 2019 with entries opening in the spring: watch this space.

2018 Race Information Leaflet


2018 Race Sponsored by

Special thanks to

Race Licence 2018-31734

Measurement Certificate

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 500 has not been reached
  • No refunds, but entries can be transferred to another runner up to 23 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.
  • Corporate Cup - prizes to the winning teams

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.

Individual Prizes

Prizes for first man and first lady, 1st, 2nd and 3rd prizes in each age category: Senior men, VM40, VM50, VM60 and VM70; Senior ladies, VL35, VL45, VL55, VL65.

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 Charity Corporate Team. Charity Corporate Teams can be made up of 4 or 5 runners, with the fastest four to score, they may be male, female or mixed but there will only be a single Charity Corporate Team Prize.

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

Click here for more details of the Charity Corporate Team Entry.

Spot Prizes

Don't worry if you won't finish first, we have a selection of prizes to give out at random to several lucky finishers! And every finisher will get a quality technical race t-shirt as well as a fab goody bag, with a special something to celebrate the club's 30th anniversary.

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 (3MB).


Contact the Race Director at

OXSRAD - the integrated sports and leisure centre

Find out more about the great work that OXSRAD does by watching this short Youtube video.