Half Marathon 2011

The Oxford Half Marathon (13.1 miles) passed through Headington on Sunday 25 September 2011. About 2,000 runners took part.

  • Men’s winner: James Bellward (1 hr 11 mins 3 secs)
  • Women’s winner: Liz Yelling (1 hr 14 mins 40 secs)

Coming off bypass
Runners coming off the bypass into Beaumont Road, Headington Quarry

Helen & Douglas House (left) providing runners with jelly babies near the Chequers

The marathon car arrives in Quarry Hollow, with the first runner top right

First man
The first runner arrives in Quarry Hollow way ahead of the field

First woman
Liz Yelling (who won the women’s section) is the first woman to arrive in Quarry Hollow

Quarry Road
Running down Quarry Road

Crossing Windmill Road
Crossing the Windmill Road/Old Road junction

First woman
Liz Yelling again, this time near Windmill Road crossroads (picture courtesy of Roger Grosvenor)

Old Road
Along Old Road, on the way to Morrell Avenue and Oxford

Mark Lygo
Mark Lygo, the only Headington councillor in the race,
who finished in 1 hour 50 minutes

© Stephanie Jenkins


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