Download the race day information sheet here. 

What time does my race start? 

0 9 : 3 5   Warm up for the 1 mile race
0 9 : 4 5   1 mile race starts
1 0 : 3 0   7k warm up
1 0 : 4 0   7k main wave
1 0 : 5 0   4 mile race starts
1 1 : 0 0   7k runner with dogs and walkers.

Please do not bring dogs if the weather is too hot for for them.
Noon (approx) presentation of trophies 

When will I get my race pack? 

Race packs with your number and timing chip will be sent out from 9 May.

Late entries from and including 13 May can pick up their numbers from the race HQ marquee on Sunday 19 May. Please allow plenty of time.

What time is my race?

All races will be in the morning:. Each race will have a separate start time.

At the event

Please keep your distance from other competitors and spectators as much as possible and especially at the finish and places where congestion is possible


Ideally please bring your own water with you.


You will be asked to pick up your medal—rather than it being presented to you at the finish.

What Time Should I Arrive? 

Please arrive in plenty of time. We are expecting many more runners than in previous years, which means you need to allow time to get on site, park, and for the warm up which will last for 10-15 minutes.

Entry To Blenheim Palace Grounds

Your run number will allow you free entry into the grounds of Blenheim Palace. Please make sure that this is visible to the stewards on the gate. Accompanying spectators will also get into the grounds free.

Car Parking

There is plenty of free car parking.


Blenheim Palace very kindly allow spectators to accompany participants free of charge. This is an amazing offer.


There are no changing rooms or showers at the start/finish but toilets are provided. There will be a water station on route and at the end, although you are also welcome to bring your own water bottles.

There will be a stall selling crepes available and there is a café at the Pleasure Gardens for refreshments before/after the run. Parking is available within Blenheim Palace grounds and free of charge.

Bag Storage

Supervised bag storage is available on the course for the donation to Youth Challenge Oxfordshire.

Can I Bring My Dog? 

Dogs are allowed on a lead. You can also run with your dog if you enter the 7k + dog event. Make sure you are properly equipped with a lead, harness and follow RSPCA guidelines.

If the weather is too hot, consider changing plans and leaving your dog at home, you are still welcome to run.

Course Routes

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The results will be available on the day as your cross the finish line and then updated as required.

Results will also be published on this website.

Medals and Prizes

All finishers will receive a medal. Trophies will be awarded to first male and female in each race, and for team (2 fastest times), and school. team. Prizes will be awarded on chip times. Both gun and chip times will be published on the website.

After the Event

You are welcome to enjoy your surroundings at Blenheim Palace and stay for a picnic or visit the cafes for refreshments.


Blenheim Palace, Woodstock, Oxfordshire, OX20 1PZ