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Blenheim 7k

World Heritage site Blenheim Palace is the magical location for this family-friendly fun run with a beautiful lakeside off road section.

Date : 19th May 2024

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

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Great North Swim

The Arla Great North Swim is back on 7-9 June 2024.rnrnThis amazing 1 mile challenge is the equivalent 64 lengths of a 25 m pool, meaning it’s suitable for swimmers of all abilities! rnrn

Date : 7th-9th June

Lake Windermere

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Cheltenham Running Festival

Join us for the BRAND NEW Cheltenham Running Festival. Take this unique opportunity to run a chip-timed 5k, 10k or Half Marathon around Cheltenham Racecourse. Cheltenham Racecourse is often referred to as the jewel in Jump racing’s crown, playing host to the best jumping action in the world from 350 spectacular acres in the lee of the beautiful Cotswold hills.

Date: 16th June 2024

Cheltenham Racecourse

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Henley River Half Marathon

This event is the perfect opportunity to see Henley at its best. Take part in these scenic trail runs that start and finish by the Temple Island Meadows – the official start line for the Royal Henley Rowing Regatta.rnrn

Date : 1st September 2024

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Cardiff Half Marathon

The Principality Cardiff Half Marathon has grown into one of the largest and most exciting road races in Europe. It is Wales’ largest mass-participation and multi-charity fundraising event and the second largest half in the UK.

Date : 6th October 2024


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Oxford Half Marathon

The Oxford Half returns with a beautiful route of 13.1 miles throughout Oxford’s University Parks and historical Oxford City Centre. rnrnCelebrate running, movement, and the Oxford community with entertainment and cheering fans as you take in the stunning sights of Oxford.

Date: 13th October 2024

Oxford University Parks

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Amsterdam Half Marathon

Join over 18,500 marathon runners who take in the major sites of one of Europe’s most beautiful cities, Amsterdam. rn rnThe Amsterdam half marathon is a perfect destination marathon for charity runners looking for a challenge in a city vibrant with culture.

Date : 20th October 2024


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Reading Half Marathon

Support our work in Berkshire West and sign up to the Reading Half Marathon!rnrnTake in the highlights of the centre of Reading where you will experience huge crowd support and pass through the beautiful grounds of the University campus.

Date: 14th April 2024


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Places for 2024’s race are now closed.

Bike Oxford

Cycle through the city centre and beautiful surrounding countryside!rnrnBike Oxford is a day of short (25 miles), medium (50 miles) and long (75 miles) marked rides, taking in the best scenery of Oxford.

Date: 2024 date TBC


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Blenheim Palace Triathlon

Swim, bike, run and experience stunning scenery at the Blenheim Palace Triathlon. This iconic weekend of movement offers both beginner-friendly and advanced challenges!

Date: 1st – 2nd June 2024

Blenheim Palace, Woodstock

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London Marathon

Run the world famous London Marathon, experience the cheering crowds and take in some of the most famous landmarks in the city – including Buckingham Palace, The Cutty Sark, Tower Bridge and Canary Wharf.

Date: 21st April 2024


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Experience the biggest adrenaline rush of your life! Skydive for Oxfordshire Mind and help make sure no one has to face a mental health problem alone.

Date: You can choose the date that suits you best.

Salisbury, Wiltshire

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By joining Team OxMind you will receive:

A branded OxMind vest or t-shirt and fundraising pack full of advice and tips

A dedicated point of contact throughout your journey to provide support and advice along the way

A certificate to acknowledge your fundraising achievements

Knowledge that your funds will support over 10,000 people within Oxfordshire who struggle with their mental health

Get in touch

If you have any questions or would like to know more about fundraising for Oxfordshire Mind, please contact our fundraising team by:

Phone: 07803 520359

“An amazing experience for such a fantastic cause. Can’t explain the feeling I got when finishing knowing I raised a lot of money for people like me who have and are struggling. I commend Oxfordshire mind for their fantastic work they do.”

Oxford Half Marathon Runner