Banbury Run

The 2020 Banbury 15 and fun runs were held on Sunday 15th March 2020.


for the race report click HERE 

Results are now available on the Tempo Events website: or for an excel version click HERE

There are 1,770 photos of the race available from:  The photos are free to download. However, if a photo is put somewhere public (including social media), please use the credit "Photo by Barry Cornelius"


 The 2020 Course measurement certificate is here   

The 2020 road race licences are HERE. Licence No 2020-396011

You can download a 2020 postal entry form HERE or you can also enter via Run Britain

The 2020 race will be chip timed.

For more information on what happens on the day click HERE  

Click the map below for a pdf copy of the course , car parking and directions to the race.

The car parking is revised this year due to building works. 

The venue location is the New Spiceball-Leisure-Centre, Banbury, Oxon OX16 2PG  where there is Changing, Toilets, Showers and Disabled access.

 Please note that these are equal opportunities events HOWEVER the courses are NOT suitable for wheelchairs 

 Geoff Smith’s Banbury 15


A 15 mile road race starting at 10.30 am

It is important to note that due to the nature of the course all earphones including bone conductive types are not allowed for safety reasons and you will be disqualified if found wearing them, unless medical proof is provided.

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.  Special memento for all 15 mile runners.

Prizes for 15 mile race

Medals to all finishers and prizes in all 10 year age categories.

Course records:~

MALE Sullivan Smith Swansea Harriers 1hr 21m 44s                         FEMALE Holly Rush, Bath 1hr 30.20

  As in previous years, Barry Cornelius plans to take photographs of this race for publication on his and for possible use by the press. You will be able to download his photos free of charge. If you do not wish your image to appear as a significant part of any photograph that he publishes on the web or provides to the press, you should put a large thick red cross across your race number. If you are under 18, please ensure that your parent/carer is happy for photos of you taken at the race to be published on the web. If you or your parent/carer do not wish photos of you to be published on the web, please add a large thick red cross to your race number. Red markers will be provided at the Race HQ for this purpose.

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.

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 for the 2019 event are on the Tempo Events website  HERE .

If you prefer an Excel version down load it  HERE

Harrier runners were. 

57 267 Caitlin Bradley 01:50:21 01:50:18 F Sen 3 Female 8 Banbury Harriers
94 248 Jonathan Carruthers 01:57:31 01:57:26 M Sen 26 Male 79 Banbury Harriers
190 134 Amy Russell 02:20:23 02:20:05 F Sen 16 Female 63 Banbury Harriers
193 265 John Moss 02:22:03 02:21:42 F Sen 17 Female 66 Banbury Harriers


Due to bad weather we were not able to run the 2018 race. 

The results for the 2017 Banbury 15

2017Banbury15race-results-A.pdf 2017Banbury15Mens-teams.pdf 2017Banbury15Womens-teams.pdf 

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.

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 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

 2002  Banbury15-2002results.pdf

2001  Banbury15-2001results14miles.pdf

2000  Banbury15-2000results.pdf

1999  Banbury15-1999results.pdf

1998  Banbury15-1998results.pdf

1997  Banbury15-1997results.pdf

1996  Banbury15-1996results.pdf

1995  Banbury15-1995results.pdf

1994  Banbury15-1994results.pdf 



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