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We want you to sign up for this year's Town and Gown run in aid of the Muscular Dystrophy Campaign.
It is being held on May 11 and starts in the Oxford University Parks. There is a 10k race for runners aged 16 and over and a 3k event for nine to 15-year-olds.
The 10k costs £20 for unaffiliated runners to enter and £18 for affiliated, while the 3k costs £8. You can sign up by registering here...
The timetable on the day is:
08:30 - 09:30 - Arrival of participants
09:30 - The 3k Junior Race starts
09:45 - The wheelchair athletes starts
10:00 - The 10k race starts
Allow at least 20 minutes to reach the start. The information point and bag store will close 30 minutes before the race starts.

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