Historic attractions of the Oxford Half Marathon
The Oxford Half Marathon allows you to speed by world-famous museums, universities, parks and more on this one-of-a-kind run that will leave you feeling both cultured and accomplished.

Historic attractions of the Oxford Half Marathon

From famous film locations to the historic architecture and the world-famous university building, Oxford is a fantastic location for a city centre half marathon. If you normally stay away from the normal big-city runs, the Oxford Half may be the one to change your mind.

Have a look for yourself and see why the Oxford Half Marathon is one of the most beautiful city runs around...

Radcliffe Camera

Radcliffe Camera - Bodleian Library

With its interior being used as a filming location for 3 of the Harry Potter films, this iconic Oxford landmark is one for both movie buffs and architecture lovers.
Museum of Natural History

Oxford University Museum of Natural History

Displaying many of the University of Oxford's natural history specimens, you’ll pass this incredible museum around 2 miles into the race.
Oxford University Parks

Oxford University Parks

Featuring in much of the Oxford Half Marathon course, the Oxford University Parks cover an area of 74 acres and have been the home ground of Oxford University Cricket Club since 1881.
Bridge of Sighs

Bridge of Sighs

Linking together the Old and New Quadrangles of Hertford College, the Grade II listed Bridge of Sighs unintentionally replicates the style of a Venetian bridge.
River Cherwell

River Cherwell

Running on the eastern edge of north Oxford town centre, the River Cherwell is flanked by the University Parks and various college buildings. The Oxford Half route both crosses and runs alongside the river.

Want to get a place in the Oxford Half Marathon?

Many charities are offering guaranteed places in the Oxford Half Marathon – secure your charity Oxford Half Marathon place now.

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