Oxford Half Marathon The ballot is now closed, If you're lucky enough to get a spot and would like to run for us, we'd love to hear from you. The Oxford Half is returning on the 13 October 2019, for a day of autumn cheer and challenge. The fast and flat 13.1 mile route kicks off from Oxford City Centre, and speeds by world-famous museums, universities, and parks. You'll dash through historic city streets, cross over the River Cherwell, out into the charming village of Old Marston, and back past the spectacular University Colleges. Booking for this event has now closed.