Race day information

Race day information


Run Jericho 2023 will be held on 11th June.

COVID-19 information

We ask runners to not participate on the day if they have COVID-like symptoms as defined by the government and/or have recently tested positive.

Hand sanitiser and tissues will be provided and will be available at the site entrance and registration desks. Bins will also be available for the disposal of tissues.

Getting here

The event is held at St. Barnabas Primary School, Hart Street, Oxford, OX2 6BN.

Parking is very limited in Jericho and streets will be temporarily closed for the run. It is therefore advisable to travel by bike or public transport. Limited parking is available on Walton Well Road (Port Meadow Car Park) and Great Clarendon Street (2 hrs max.).

Enter the school grounds through the pedestrian gate on Hart Street; the car park entrance will be closed.


Check-in from 8:00am.

Check-in desks will be situated at the far end of the school playground. Have a look at the signs and go to the corresponding desk to collect your race number. Please complete the emergency medical information on the back of your race number and attach it to the back of your top.

Race timings

  • 1-mile fun run starts at 9:00am
  • 5K race starts at 9:35am
  • 10K race starts at 9:45am

Bag drop and belongings

There will be an (unsupervised) bag drop room clearly signposted inside the school.

Please note that buggies, scooters, bikes or similar are not allowed in the race as they present a safety hazard.


The school has kindly made its toilets available during the event. These will be clearly indicated.

Food and drinks

Refreshments will be available on the day. During the race, water for runners will be provided around the 5K mark and at the finish line.


On race day, you can contact an official via telephone, this number will be made available on the day.

Race results

Each runner will have a chip with their number that records their race times. These times can be printed on the day and will be made available on our race routes page.

Participants with disabilities

As our races are multi-terrain, the courses include steep footbridges, narrow gates and uneven surfaces. For more information and specific questions please contact the race committee.

Spectators and dogs

We would welcome and encourage spectators to support the runners throughout the course. Dogs are permitted, however, please keep them on a leash and be considerate to runners, particularly smaller children who can be fearful of dogs.

Dogs are not allowed in the school grounds.


Photographs and videos may be taken for publicity and used by the race committee. If you do not wish for you or your children’s photos to appear in any published photo, please put a large thick cross across the race number. Markers will be provided at the check-in desks.

Health and Safety

First aid is available and an ambulance will be present during the races on the course and on the school grounds.

Participants are requested to wear suitable clothing and to carry additional water supplies if they are likely to need water before the 5K point.

There are no restrictions on audio devices.

Child safety

We will do all we can to create a safe environment for all people coming to the event, however, parents/carers bringing children are responsible for their wellbeing. There will be officials wearing high-visibility vests, so please talk to an official if you have any concerns.

Unable to run on the day?

You will not be able to change registered runner names. We are unable to offer refunds or process cancellations.

Delays and cancellations

In case of adverse weather conditions or other circumstances beyond our control, we reserve the right to delay or cancel the event. This will be determined solely by the race committee. Details of an event delay or cancellation will be communicated across our website and social media channels, so please check before race day.

  • G&D's Ice Cream Cafe
  • Worcester College
  • 001 Taxis
  • The Quirky Barbers
  • Tree Artisan Cafe
  • Marleybones Sustainable Dog Dining
  • Coop
  • The Jericho Cafe
  • Cothill House
  • Minns Estates
  • Lucy Properties
  • Harcourt Arms
  • Somerville College
  • Mamma Mia Pizzeria
  • The Old Book Binders
  • Paul Southouse Architects
  • New College

We NEED you!

Run Jericho is an event created by and run by volunteers, and we always need willing helpers. Whether you can spare 30 minutes before the event to mark out the course, or spend the morning as a marshal … every little helps!

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