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Virgin Sport Oxford Half Marathon

Virgin Sport

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University Parks, S Parks Rd, Oxford, OX1 3RF, United Kingdom

Distance Date
Half Marathon ?

21.09KM

Run

Oct. 11, 2020

Overview

Enjoy a fast and flat 13.1 mile route through historic Oxford that kicks off from City Centre. You'll speed by world-famous museums, universities, parks and more on this one-of-a-kind run. You're sure to finish feeling both accomplished and cultured.



What athletes are saying

The characteristics which best describe Virgin Sport Oxford Half Marathon, as voted on by past participants.


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The Event

Useful pre-race info 1
Well-stocked goody bag 1
Great medal 1
Family friendly 1
Exciting event village 1
Spectator friendly 1
Good public transport links 1


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Course Profile

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Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the Virgin Sport Oxford Half Marathon, as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.82
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Safety
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4.67
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Marshal Supervision
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4.65
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Ease of Navigation
All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Reviewed 8 months ago

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Oxford is a beautiful city with a lot of history. It is predominately known for having a leading University said to be the second-oldest university in the world. The weather was miserable. Many runners sported the classic bin bag look to keep themselves dry. Those who assemble...Read full review

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Otto Kis
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Reviewed 1 year ago

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A beautiful city with a well organised race and... crappy weather. But hey, weather is nothing we can change or arrange in advance. Not minding the pouring rain, residents were on the streets by the thousands cheering us and offering jelly beans/babies. Marshalls were supportive ...Read full review

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Reviews (46)

All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Logistics
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Value For Money
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Environmentally Friendly
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Course Rating
Natural Beauty
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Uniqueness
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Ease of Navigation
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Local Support
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Safety
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Marshal Supervision
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