Oxford Half Marathon

Oxford
Event Type: Half marathon
Date: 7 October 2018
Location: Oxford
Registration Fee: £10
Fundraising Target: £250
Level: Moderate

Our charity places in the Oxford Half Marathon are now sold out. If you already have your own place in the race, we'd love for you to join our team and unite with us against dementia!

I have my own place

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.

As well as helping to change the lives of people affected by dementia, there are some great benefits to joining our team. Unite with us, and we will support you through every step of your journey.

Whether you sign up for a charity place or already have your own place, by joining our team you will receive:

  • our support pack with everything you need to kick off your training and fundraising
  • comprehensive training plans and advice from our professional training coaches
  • regular newsletters to keep you motivated
  • your very own Alzheimer's Society technical running top to wear with pride, and iron on name letters
  • the biggest cheers on race day
  • our friendly Events Team on hand to help whenever you need us

We know that fundraising can be just as challenging as the event, but we’ll be here to support you every step of the way. When you sign up to run for us, you will receive a support pack with tips and advice to help you with your fundraising, allowing you to make a difference to people living with dementia. 

To kick-start your fundraising in the meantime, why not set up a JustGiving page?

You can also print off a sponsorship form to share with friends and family. 

If you have cheques that you need to send in to us, please use our paying in form and post to:

Customer Care
Alzheimer's Society 
Scott Lodge
Scott Road
Plymouth
Devon
PL2 3DU

Download a paying in form.

Want to get friends and family involved? You could organise a sweepstake, where each player makes a donation to guess your finishing time and whoever picks the closest time wins a small prize of your choice. 

I already have a place in this race, can I still run for you?
Absolutely! Both those with charity places, and their own places are welcome on to our team. We’d love to help you prepare for this race, and send you a fundraising pack, training plan, running top and other helpful information for the big day! Please fill out our online form to get started.

When will I receive my running top?
We are thrilled to send each of our runners a running top for race day to say thank you for running for us, and to help share the word about your fundraising! If you have let us know your size, we will send your top to you in the post approximately 4-6 weeks before your race. 

How do I order my running top?
To order your running top simply email [email protected] and let us know your size (S/M/L/XL/XXL) and preferred style (t-shirt or vest).

Can I fundraise with friends or family for my race?
Of course! If you're fundraising as part of a team, simply email [email protected] to let us know the names of your team mates.

How do I pay in my fundraising?
There are lots of different ways to pay in your fundraising for a race, download our paying in form to find out how. 

I’ve lost my support pack, how do I order a replacement?
We send these packs to you via email. If you have lost yours, simply email [email protected] and we'll email you another.

I’ve signed up for a race and want to hold a fundraising event, how do I order materials?
If you are planning a fundraising event, we can send you branded materials such as balloons, banners and collection tins. Simply download our materials order form.

Can I order cheering materials for friends and family who will support me on the course?
If you would like to order a cheer pack for your supporters please email [email protected].

Not a runner? You can still do something incredible and make a difference to people affected by dementia.

Join our cheer team at the Oxford Half Marathon. We are looking for enthusiastic volunteers to support our runners on the course. We'll kit you out with an Alzheimer's Society t-shirt and provide lots of cheer equipment so you can really make some noise!

With your help we aim to give our runners an amazing event day experience, boost them over the finish line, and set them on their way to raising even more money to change the lives of people affected by dementia. And we can guarantee you'll have a great time!

For the Events team, please call 0330 333 0804 or email [email protected]

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