The Banbury Run

This years race was run on Sunday 19th March 2017 and consisted of Geoff Smith's Banbury 15 starting at 10.30 and the Paul Bithell fun runs at 10.40.

  The Banbury Run: 15 miles, 2 miles or 1 mile .. you choose

 The results for the 2017 Banbury 15 can be down loaded below.

2017Banbury15race-results-A.pdf  Updated 28-03-17



Barry Cornelius took 1800 photos of this race so follow his link  HERE The photos are free to download. If you put a photo somewhere public,please add the credit "Photo by Barry Cornelius". Thanks. 

Another successful Banbury Run today, a great team effort from the club so a big thank you to everyone who helped in any way.

282 runners completed the Geoff Smith 15 mile race, won by Ollie Garrod from Epsom & Ewell, the first lady was Hayley Munn from Northampton.
The Paul Bithell memorial fun runs were won by: 
1-mile - Christopher Charles (m) and Ruby Herring (f); 
2 mile - Javah Bowen (m) and Georgia Usher (f).
Well done to all!

The 2017 Course measurement certificate is here

The 2017 road race licences are here 

Click the map for a pdf copy 


Forget monotonous courses, this is seriously rural! 5 mins from M40 J11, venue canalside. 5 mins from Banbury Cross. Picturesque undulations!. Water stations every 5 miles. Prizes for Senior and vet women and men (8 age-groups: 25 individual prizes); team prizes; spot prizes; Special memento for all 15 mile runners.

15 miles too far? Try the Paul Bithell memorial fun run.

If 15 miles is too far then you can run in the 2.5 mile or 1 mile Paul Bithell memorial fun run around the park at 10.40am. Entries for these races will be on the day with recommended minimum payments £1.00 for the 1 mile and £3.00 for the 2 mile with all monies collected from the fun runs being donated to Katharine House Hospice.

The venue location is the New Spiceball-Leisure-Centre, Banbury, Oxon OX16 2PG  where there is Changing, Toilets, Showers and Disabled access. All Sunday parking is payable and the best area for this is Spiceball park road postcode OX16 2PA. Please ensure you read the notices before parking. Please do not park in the leisure centre park as it is more expensive and is needed by other users.

Please note that the races are not suitable for wheelchairs.

If you need any further information not shown here or on the "banbury run info" page please email using this link banbury15Email 

Previous Results 

The results from the race on 20th March 2016


A report on the 2016 race is here 

Barry Cornelius took around 1500 photos of the race. He took some at about 1.3K, some at 5M and the rest at 10M.  At 10M, he got two or three photos of most of the runners. These photos are available here PHOTOS 

Results from the race on 22nd March 2015.

 2015 overall final results

2015 mens team results

2015 ladies team results 

Barry Cornelius took about 1200 photos, some at about 1.2M, some at 5M and the rest at about 9.9M.  he attempted to take several photos of each runner. These photos are uploaded to:

The 2014 Banbury run.

2014 Overall race  results 

2014 Mens team results 

2014 Womens team results

2014 report 

Ken our photographer has taken 370 photos of the race and you can view them here B.harrier  if you would like a larger copy e-mailed please mail the webmaster Phil Coy with your name, your race number and the photo number - it will be DSC_****.

We only recorded the winners of the fun run this year and these were Luke Sherlock and Emily Thompson. The main aim of the fun run was to raise money for the Katherine House hospice and the official figure for this was £366.23 so thank you to every one who gave and took part.

This link is to photos of the 2014 race by Barry Cornelius. He has no connection to Banbury Harriers but has provided a link to photos on his web site. Photos

The 2013 race was cancelled due to icy conditions.  


for the 2012 Banbury


results in pdf format.

2012 Banbury 15 individual results

2012 Banbury 15 category results

2012 Banbury 15 ladies team results

2012 Banbury 15 mens team results

2012 Paul Bithell Memorial 2 mile fun run results

We have some photos of the runners of the 2012 race posted on picasa.   If you would like me to send you a larger file then please e-mail the webmaster with your name, number, finishing time and photo number & I will forward one on. (right click on the photo & click properties to get the number). Also if you do not wish to have your photo on the web then send me the above information and I will remove it.


2011 15 Mile 2011 results   Paul Bithell 2 mile 2011 Paul Bithell 1 Mile  2011 Banbury 15 mens teams   2011 Banbury 15 womens teams report BANBURY FIFTEEN2011

2010  15 Mile 2010    15 mile 2010 Mens teams  15 mile 2010 Ladies teams  Paul Bithell 2 mile 2010

2009    15Mile 2009                                                                        Paul Bithell 2 Mile 2009

2008    15Mile 2008   15Mile 2008 mens Team    15Mile 2008 Ladies Team    Paul Bithell 2mile 2008 

2007    15-mile-5007

2006    15 mile 2006

2005     15 mile 2005

2004     15 mile 2004

2003    15 mile and 2 mile 2003

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