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Congratulations to everyone that ran the Oxford Town and Gown Junior 3k and 10k! View the official photos and results now!
Event overview
Oxford University Parks: OX1 3RF 
Sunday 14 May 2017
Price (cash only)
10k - Unaffiliated runner: £30 | Affiliated runner: £28 (open to those 16 years and older)  3k - £15 (open to those aged between 9 - 15 years old)
Schedule (TBC)
08:00 – Event Village Opens
09:10 – Junior 3k warm up
09:30 - The 3k Junior Race starts
09:30 – 10k warm up 
10:00 - The 10k race starts
11:00– Trophy and Prize Presentation
13:00 – Event Village Close
Allow at least 20 minutes to reach the start. The bag store will close 20 minutes before the race starts.
Event Village
The Event Village is situated in the University Parks, OX1 3RF, near the cricket pavilion.
Facilities available:
  • Information Desk – for registration and race information
  • Male & female changing facilities
  • Supervised baggage area. 1 bag per person, put your name and race number on the tag
  • Temporary toilet facilities
Make sure you allow plenty of time to use the above facilities, to avoid last minute queues before the race starts!

We're excited to share our 2017 10k route!

Following feedback from 2016 and to allow the run to continue its growth year on year, there have been some small changes made to the route to make it a safer and better runner experience for all. This includes:

  • The moving of the start line to South Parks Road
  • A few changes to the section within the city centre
  • Moving the finish line onto the path within University Parks to increase the events accessibility.

Our new route can be viewed below. 

Please note as in previous years, this has been officialy measured by the UKACM and we hold both a course measurement certificate and a UKA Race License. 


Oxford Town and Gown 10k Route Map
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Who can take part?
The event is open to everyone over the age of 16 and over. We are encouraging locals, university students, club runners and fun runners to join in. If you are a wheelchair user or have any accessiblity requirements and would like to take part, contact us on townandgown10k@musculardystrophyuk.org to make any necessary arrangements required.
The Town and Gown 10k raises vital funds for Muscular Dystrophy UK. Whilst fundraising is not compulsory, the event relies on donations and we e encourage all runners to fundraise what they can to help us beat muscle-wasting conditions quicker. Visit our fundraising pages to for hints, tips and to set up a online giving page.
Race Packs and Chip Timing
Running bibs will be sent to the postal address entered on entry one week before the event for all runners who register up until Tuesday 25 April. If you sign up after this date your race number will only be available for collection on the day of the event. Information regarding collection will be sent to your registered email address in advance of the event.
If you provided you mobile number on entry, you will reveive a SMS with your chip time shortly after you finish. All chip timed results will be available on www.chiptiming.co.uk after the event.
The deadline to transfer your place to someone was Tuesday 25 April. Transfers are no longer permitted for the 2017 event.
Food and Drink
We will announce caterers in the coming months. If you wish to be a caterer contact us
Goody Bags
Once you complete the race you will recieve a goody bag with a medal, finisher t-shirt (size subject to availability) and some free product samples. 
Travel Advice
Parking in the centre of Oxford is extremely limited and there are no parking facilities available in the vicinity of the race. All the roads in the immediate area are closed and participants and spectators should be aware that parking restrictions are enforced. For more information visit our travel information page
Prizes Trophies will be presented in the following categories:-
  • First, second and third Male and Female in the 10k and Junior 3k
  • First place Male and female in age groups in the 10k and Junior 3k
Should an individual qualify for an Open and an age group trophy, the greater value prize will be awarded and the other prize will be offered to the next finisher.
Event Partners and Sponsorship
The Town and Gown 10k are always interested with forming partnerships with businesses. For more information about our sponsorship packages contact us at townandgown10k@musculardystrophyuk.org



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