Heyford Air Base Half Marathon, 10k & 5k & Junior Race

Upper Heyford, Bicester, Oxfordshire

Organiser's Description

Set in the beautiful Cherwell Valley countryside, the routes all utilise the base's Runway, RAF taxiway and NATO taxiway and are therefore pancake flat, traffic-free and pretty much PB guaranteed!

As well as a Junior race, you can choose between the 5k, 10k or Half Marathon - all equally good for those venturing into racing, moving up a distance or just trying to improve times. Something for the whole family and a safe environment for spectators with refreshments and plenty of history around you!

Start Time



08:30 to 09:30


  • Half Marathon
    £25 BOOK
  • Half Marathon UK Athletics members
    £25 £23 BOOK
  • 10 km
    £20 BOOK
  • 10 km UK Athletics Members
    £20 £18 BOOK
  • 5 km
    £15 BOOK
  • 5 km UK Athletics Members
    £15 £13 BOOK
  • Junior Race
    £10 BOOK

Heyford Park, Upper Heyford, Bicester, Oxfordshire, OX25 5HF.


Bag Drop: You can leave your belongings with us while you race using the tear-off baggage strip on your race number, collecting after you finish by presenting your race number.

Toilets: There will be temporary toilets at the start/finish.

Race Marshals: Marshals will be present on the course throughout the race.

Distance Markers: The route will be clearly indicated with arrows, tape and Km markers where necessary.

Water Stations: There are no water stations along the course, only at the finish. Water will be provided in recyclable plastic cups.

Post-Race Goodies: All runners will receive water and snacks on finishing the race.

Refreshments: Pre/Post-race coffee and refreshments available.

Medals: All finishers will receive a medal on completing the race.

Prizes: Prizes will be awarded to the top three runners overall and the top runner in each of the veteran categories in the Half Marathon, 10k & 5k races.

The route is entirely on tarmac (disused runways), free of traffic and suitable for runners of all abilities. Please always be vigilant of other runners, spectators, dogs, cyclists and other users of public footpaths and rights of way.

Parking: You will need to display a car pass in order to gain access to the Airbase, which will be emailed to you prior to race day.

The junior race starts at 9.45.

Sorry, booking has closed for this event 🙁

  • Half Marathon
    £25 CLOSED
  • Half Marathon UK Athletics members
    £25 £23 CLOSED
  • 10 km
    £20 CLOSED
  • 10 km UK Athletics Members
    £20 £18 CLOSED
  • 5 km
    £15 CLOSED
  • 5 km UK Athletics Members
    £15 £13 CLOSED
  • Junior Race
    £10 CLOSED
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Good flat course but came up short!

Nice small event. 2 laps, flat course. Could have done with one more water station, a portaloo on route! And my watch only registered 12.85 miles. Easy parking. Great medal.

Julie Godfrey / Jun 17, 2019