Headington 5M 2023 - Results

This year's Headington 5M has taken place; results are available at https://www.shoot4goal.com/view-race-results/. They can also be viewed and downloaded below. Well done to all those who took part, with particular congratulations to the first man and first woman, Alexander Bampton of Highgate Harriers and Rachel Cooke of Buckingham and Stowe RC, and to James Bolton of Woodstock Harriers and James Turney of Chiltern Harriers who set course records in the VM50 and VM60 categories respectively.

Headington 5 Mile Road Race

Oxford’s Headington 5-mile road race is taking place on Sunday 27th August and starts at 9:30 am. Entries are now open: click on this link to go to the online entry form on Run Britain.

The race is a fast five-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.

  • Fast flat course with PB potential
  • Suitable for all abilities - time limit 75 minutes
  • Oxfordshire Grand Prix race
  • Chip timing
  • Entries on the day if limit of 500 has not been reached.
  • No refunds, but entries can be transferred to another runner up to 25 August
  • Technical t-shirts for all finishers. Runners can choose to donate the cost to OXSRAD, our chosen partner, instead.
  • Proceeds donated to OXSRAD, Oxford's integrated Sports Centre, a unique sport and recreation centre that is accessible to both disabled and non-disabled athletes.
  • The race will be run under UKA rules.

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
Prizes for the fastest men's and women's teams from an EA-affiliated running club.

Spot Prizes
Don't worry if you don't finish first, as there will be a selection of spot prizes given out at random to many lucky finishers!

Race Headquarters
Race HQ is the OXSRAD Sports Centre, Court Place Farm, Marsh Lane, Marston, Oxford OX3 0NQ


The results of the 2022 race are available below as downloaded pdfs.

The links below are for the Oxfordshire County Championships for which the Headington 5M was the short course race.


UKA licence number: 2023-46051

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