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  • Running and Athletics

    Our Running and Athletics Club encompasses track and field, cross country and road running, with opportunities for all abilities to take part at both representative, competitive and recreational levels at Brookes.

    The team enters a wide range of local and national competitions each year and the track team train at Iffley Road Stadium, the site of Sir Roger Bannister's famous first sub-4 minute mile.

    Outside of the team we encourage new runners to join one of our beginner or intermediate running groups »

    Whatever your speed, parkrun is a great way to to set yourself a goal and track your improvement all for free. There are two parkruns in Oxford every Saturday at 9am with one taking place at our very own Harcourt Hill Campus »


  • Road Running

    The Road Running team caters for longer distance runners, from 10k up to Marathons. As well as national events, the team enters lots of locals events, such as the Oxford Town & Gown 10k, Blenheim Rotary 10k, Oxford Half Marathon, Reading Half, Teddy Hall Relays and Oxford Mota-Vation Series.

  • Track and Field

    The Track and Field team welcome athletes of all abilities, from beginner to performance, to work with qualified coaches. The team currently specialise in track events, however, we are always looking for field event athletes and have links with several of the local athletics clubs in and around Oxford. The team competes in the BUCS Indoor and Outdoor Championships, as well as other open meets.

  • Cross Country

    The Cross Country team welcomes social and competitive runners of all abilities. In addition to BUCS, the team compete in the Oxford Main League and the South of England and National Championships.

  • Want to join?

    If you want to represent #TEAMBrookes, give a new sport a go, or just find out more, then the best place to be is at our annual Sports Fair that takes place on the Wednesday of Fresher's Week.

    Can't make the Sports Fair? You can still get further information by completing this form or sending an email to sport@brookes.ac.uk