Thursday 29th October

Oxford Half Virtual Race

Location: Own Route

Registration Deadline: Friday 23rd October 2020

Results Submission Deadline: Friday 30th October

Suggested Sponsorship Target: £100


Run this year’s virtual Oxford Half Marathon!

Complete your run and upload your finish time to receive a virtual goody bag and join the leaderboard. In addition to the digital goody bag for all finishers, there will be prizes on offer for each male and female age category winner. You’ll also receive a free fundraising pack, a Headway Oxfordshire vest and headband.


Registration is open until Friday 23rd October 2020. It is completely free to sign up. Those who prefer to run together, virtually can create a new team or join an existing team when registering. You can complete your half marathon challenge and upload your results at any time.


All participants will be emailed a printable race bib and a digital badge after registration has been completed, along with useful links to access the virtual race leaderboard and set up a fundraising page in aid of Headway Oxfordshire.

Participants may choose to upgrade their entry for £12 (including postage) to receive a limited edition Oxford Half engraved NOTCH bracelet and physical goody bag. NOTCH bracelets and physical goody bags will be delivered by post at the end of September after the virtual race has finished. You will receive an email notification to let you know when your rewards are on the way.

All runners will receive an exclusive digital goody bag with special offers and rewards from our partners in the first week of September after the virtual race has finished. Due to GDPR you should not opt-out of marketing communications during registration if you would like to receive your digital goody bag.


We suggest you use a tracking app to log your run. Any tracking app or watch can be used.

To join the leaderboard, go to the results page on Virgin Sport’s registration platform, Race Roster, and submit your finish time. You’ll be asked to confirm your registration and submit a photo as evidence of your time. Visit our virtual race results guide for a step by step tutorial. Results must be uploaded by 30 October 2020 to be considered for prizes.


Please ensure that whilst taking part in the virtual challenge you continue to monitor and follow all government guidance regarding exercising outdoors and social distancing.

  • Stay to the left
  • Keep two metres from others
  • Avoid parks if they’re too busy

You can complete the challenge any time. If parks and streets are too busy to run safely following current social distancing guidelines, then please wait for an alternative time to complete your challenge. For more information please visit


Registration closes on Friday 23 October 2020. Submit your results by Friday 30th October to be eligible for prizes.

If you have any further questions, please get in touch with our friendly fundraising team on

Good luck!