The popular ‘Race at the Base’ event will return for another year at Heyford Park, Upper Heyford on Sunday 11 June.
With 5k, 10k, half marathon and junior courses on offer, there is a race for everyone, and you can still enter on the day. The courses all utilise the site of the old RAF Upper Heyford base – the runway, RAF taxiway and NATO taxiway – so the courses are traffic free and flat.
The event is being organised by Purple Patch Running, experts in professional organised running events, and is sponsored by Dorchester Living, the company behind the regeneration of the air force base. This year’s race charity is the Banbury Young Homelessness Project (BYHP).
Whilst running is the main event of the day, there will be a wide range of other activities to keep spectators and runners entertained throughout the morning as well as a range of refreshment.
Entry costs to run are £7 for children and start from £11 for adults (cost is dependent on length of the race).
Commenting Jeanne Evett, Sales and Marketing Director, Dorchester Living says: “We are delighted to be the main sponsor for this fantastic event. We received positive feedback from partakers and supporters following last year’s Race at the Base and we look forward to holding it at Heyford Park again this year, where the course is great for new or seasoned runners.”
Commenting Tim Tarby-Donald, CEO of BYHP says: "We are extremely pleased to have the on-going support of Dorchester Living and to have been nominated as the charity for this year's Race at the Base. We have a team of supporters running and look forward to meeting everyone on the day to tell them more about our work with young people across North Oxfordshire."
For further information visit http://www.purplepatchrunning.com/index.php/heyford-park-half-marathon
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Notes to editors:
Dorchester Living forms part of Dorchester Regeneration, a property development and investment company that specialises in large residential led mixed use developments. In particular it understands integrating private, private rental, and social housing and community management together with schools and buildings for all types of businesses, in order to successfully forge sustainable communities. For more information on the Heyford Park development, please visit: www.heyfordpark.co.uk.