Welcome to White Horse Harriers

White Horse Half Marathon

39th White Horse Half Marathon
Sunday 2nd April 2023


We’re really sorry but we have to cancel the event because of flooding along the course.  

Unfortunately, as we have incurred significant costs, we are not able to offer refunds. It is possible that we might make a small surplus. If this occurs we will make a donation to a local charity and update you through our website and facebook page.

Please check the website or follow our facebook page for updates about local collection days/points for mugs.

Please accept our sincere apologies.
The Half Marathon Organising Team
White Horse Harriers

The Race Starts at 09:30
Full details, including parking, location of race headquarters, start and finish etc. are in the race programme.
Click here to see the race programme
Refreshments will be available at the race headquarters.

The race is run on a level and attractive rural course through the country villages of the Vale of the White Horse. Starting from Grove the course follows quiet country lanes through the villages of Denchworth, Lyford and Charney Bassett. The race is chip timed. The format and course of the race has been unchanged in recent years – and is will remain much the same for 2023.┬áThe White Horse Half Marathon was voted one of the top 10 races for PB potential on the┬áRunners World website.

All enquiries should be made via email to: whitehorsehalfmarathon@gmail.com


We would like to thank the following for supporting the 2023 White Horse Half Marathon.

Revolution Sports Injuries Clinic is based in Wantage and specialises in sports therapy, physiotherapy and sports massage.

Key Event Information

Race Venue

The race starts and finishes at Grove, near Wantage, Oxfordshire, UK. Full details of the the location of the race HQ, parking etc. will be sent to entrants nearer race day.

Half Marathon The Start

Map of the Course

Click here for a map of the course. A gpx file of the route is available here.

Medical and Anti-Doping Requirements. Accident Reporting.

Click here for the medical and anti-doping requirements and incident reporting.

Refund Policy

We (White Horse Harriers Athletics Club) reserve the right to cancel, delay, modify or postpone the White Horse Half Marathon due to circumstances outside our reasonable control. These circumstances include, but are not limited to, adverse weather, health and safety risks, withdrawal of the race permit or instructions or guidance from the emergency services, central or local government. In such circumstances we reserve the right to retain all or part of registration fees. We would endeavour to inform entrants as quickly as possible of any such changes.


We do not issue refunds to entrants who are no longer able to make the event. If we reach full capacity, we will consider requests to transfer your entry to another runner. We cannot cannot do transfers within two weeks of the race. 


We are always looking for lots of volunteers to help with marshalling and other duties at this race. No experience necessary. All offers of help are gratefully accepted.

Privacy Statement

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Race History