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Oakley 20
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Bedford Harriers AC is delighted to accept entries for our popular 20-mile Oakley 20 open road running race.

Taking place in the villages to the north of Bedford, on Sunday, 24th March 2024, this sell-out race starts in the village of Oakley. Two circular laps take runners through Pavenham, Felmersham and Stevington villages with a finish outside Lincroft Academy School in Oakley. The course is measured, undulating and not suitable for wheelchair athletes.

Starting at 09:30, the race is limited to 500 entrants and the minimum age of competitors is 18 years and over on the day of the race. All finishers receive an iconic Oakley 20 hoodie as a race memento. There is a strict 4½-hour time limit to complete the course. Race incorporates Bedfordshire AAA County Championship.

Course records are currently held by Matthew Janes 1:48:10 (male, 2009) and Philippa Taylor 2:07:49 (female, 2011).

Changing facilities * toilets * secure baggage * hot & cold refreshments * medical provision * water stations * iconic hoodie to finishers * AG & Team Awards * Chip start to chip finish.

On the course, runners can expect enthusiastic support and encouragement from the Bedford Harriers marshals and sweep vehicle.

An Entry Transfer facility is available.

Bedford Harriers AC operates a strict NO head/earphones/open ear/bone conducting head/earphones or similar equipment policy at all our races. Any runner found to be wearing anything other than a medical or prescription device to aid hearing will be disqualified.

Entry Options

Affiliated Entry Fee | 18+ years | MUST be a member of a club affiliated to ARC or UKA £37.00
Unaffiliated Entry Fee | 18+ years £39.00


Sam Young N/A
Roy Young Eye Community Runners
Richard Yeeles N/A
Robert Woods Olney Runners AC
Alice Woodcock BRJ Huntingdon RRC
Rebecca Wood N/A
Danielle Wolvaardt N/A
Nicola Withington North Herts RRC
Hannah Witchalls Bishops Stortford RC
Danny Winn Bedford Harriers AC
Jenny Wilson 5K Your Way
Ben Wilson N/A
Graham Williams N/A
Natalie Wilde Brackley and District RC
Melanie Wiffin BRJ Huntingdon RRC
Caroline Wick Edmonton RC
Thomas White Marshall Milton Keynes AC
Neil White Cambridge & Coleridge AC
Adam White N/A
Robert Whaley Marston Moretaine Runners
Sandra Webb Saint Edmund Pacers
Vince Webb Saint Edmund Pacers
Emily Watson Bedford Harriers AC
Claire Warner Ranelagh Harriers
Paul Warden Wootton Road Runners
James Ward Marshall Milton Keynes AC
Adam Wallace Ware Joggers
Selina Walkley Bishops Stortford RC
Mandy Walker Bushfield Joggers
Matt Wadsworth N/A
Frances Vosper Dunstable Lions
Paul Vincent N/a
Chris Tye Ipswich Triathlon Club
Neal Turney Redway Runners
Gareth Tucker Gade Valley Harriers
Jonathan Tripp Lonely Goat RC
Martin Trinder Bedford Run Club
Paul Treadwell BRJ Huntingdon RRC
Steve Tracey North Herts RRC
Shane Tomlinson Bishops Stortford RC
Sebastiano Tognacci Shenley Striders
Sebastian Timms Marston Moretaine Runners
Graham Thorpe Shefford Runners
Wesley Thorne Dunstable Lions Running Club
Claire Thomas Dunstable RRC
Helen Thomas N/a
James Thirkettle Bedford and County Athletic Club
Sileshi Tesema Stopsley Striders
Alan Taylor Saffron Striders RC
Robert Taylor N/A
Jared Taylor St Neots Riverside Runners
Chas Taylor Trent Park RC
Mark Taggart Bedford Harriers AC
Jane Swinburne Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Dann Sullivan N/A
Calista Strange Stopsley Striders
Iain Stott Eryri Harriers
Simon Storer Silson Joggers AC
Rachel Stone Bushfield Joggers
Philip Stewart-Oram N/A
Alison Stewart Huntingdonshire AC
George Stephens Bedford Harriers AC
Christopher Stapleton Bushfield Joggers
Angela Stango Bedford Harriers AC
Cheryl Staines N/A
Richard Springall North Herts RRC
William Spring N/A
Andy Spilling-Donnaloia N/A
Emma sparrow N/A
Suzie Snelson Buckingham & Stowe RC
Alex Snelling-Day N/A
Sam Snell Silson Joggers AC
Elaine Smith Team Balancise
Victoria Smith Alchester Running Club
Paul Smith Stevenage Phoenix Running Club
Michael Smith Wigston Phoenix
Gorgina Smith Wigston Phoenix
James Smith Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Naomi Smith On The Run Aylesbury
Simon Smith Northants Tri Club
Juliet Smith Bedford Harriers AC
Angela Sloan Bedford Harriers AC
Veronica Singleton-Lawley Bedford Harriers AC
Jodi Simpson N/A
Charlene Shrapnell N/A
Simon Short Happy Feet Bromham
John Shields N/A
Oliver Sheppard N/A
Kevin Shelton-Smith Bedford Harriers AC
Alice Sheldon N/A
Caroline Sefton Werrington Joggers
Edward Schofield N/A
Ben Schofield Bedford Harriers AC
Rodrigo Santos St Neots Riverside Runners
Anna Rust Bedford Harriers AC
Phil Rowley City of Stoke AC
Jo Rouse Olney Runners AC
Jonathan Ross n/a
Lindsey Rosella Bushfield Joggers
Sarah Rogers Enfield Chasers
Leon Roche N/a
Kym Robertson N/A
Gemma Roberts Bushfield Joggers
Emma Ritchie N/A
Emma Ringrose N/A
Alex Ring Ranelagh Harriers
Alex Ridout N/A
Sam Richardson Serpentine
Barbara Reading St Neots Riverside Runners
Lucy Ransom N/A
Jason Rainbow N/A
Mark Raddan Bedford Harriers AC
Jonathan Quint City of Norwich AC
Susannah Quinn Redway Runners
Emily Prejac Dunstable Lions Running Club
Dawn Power North Herts RRC
Richard Popiel Silson Joggers AC
Miles Pool N/A
Gillian Plowman 261 FEARLESS
Andrew Plowman N/A
William Pither Nuneaton Harriers AC
Shu Pillinger N/A
Richard Pillinger Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Louise Pettman Bushfield Joggers
Luke Perry Lonely Goat RC
Claire Peresson Bedford Run Club
Leena Peltonen N/A
Sue Pearson N/A
Tim Pearce Marshall Milton Keynes AC
Louise Peacock Innovation Multisport
Karen Patterson March AC
Nikunj Patel N/A
Nicola Parrott Bushfield Joggers
Jay Papa Stevenage Phoenix Running Club
Dom Palmieri N/A
Vittorio Paci Bedford Harriers AC
Ben Owen N/A
Arthur Oliva Saffron Striders RC
Adrian Olik Bushfield Joggers
Ryan Oliff N/A
Ben Oldfield N/A
rebecca ohayon N/A
Melanie OHara N/A
Maurice O'Connell Redway Runners
Alice Noakes North Herts RRC
Sharon Nimmo Dunstable RRC
Paula Nicol N/A
Rachael Nichols Fenland Running Club
Mark Nicholls Northampton Road Runners
Richard Nice Edmonton RC
Martin Newton Wellingborough & District AC
Natasha Newton N/A
Fiona Newman N/A
Dean Newman N/a
Liz Newland N/A
John Nelms Fairylands valley spartans
Mark Nazir N/A
Stephanie Naseby N/A
Rajan Nandha Bedford Harriers AC
Alan Mutch Desborough & Rothwell Running Club
Fionnuala Murphy N/A
Satish Muniyappa Bedford Harriers
Helen Munday St Neots Riverside Runners
Suzanne Mucci St Albans Striders
Jason Mottram March AC
Alison Moss N/A
Oliver Mortimer N/A
Ian Mortimer Desborough & Rothwell Running Club
Jacqueline Moore Redway Runners
RICHARD MOORE Dunstable lions
Takami Moodie Bedford Run Club
Paul Mitton BRJ Huntingdon RRC
Susan Millward Herts Phoenix AC
Jacqueline Millett Best Athletics
Paul Miller Bushfield Joggers
Kathleen Miller Bushfield Joggers
Steve Megson Yaxley Runners & Joggers
Steven Medler Buckingham & Stowe RC
Scott Meadows Bushfield Joggers
Rosie Mead Huntingdonshire AC
Emma Mead Stevenage Phoenix Running Club
Mick McVitie Bedford Harriers AC
Craig Mcpherson N/A
Beverley McLees Ware Joggers
Karen McKeever Running Buddies
Christopher McGlen Retford AC
Catherine McGinnity Histon Hobblers
Rose McGinness St Albans Striders
Neil McDoanld Wellingborough & District AC
Brian McCrossan Team Balancise
Emily Mccarthy N/A
Sian McBride Bracknell Forest Runners
Michael Mayger N/A
Trevor Mason Stevenage & North Herts AC
Matt Mason N/A
Peter Marshall N/A
Don Marshall Olney Runners AC
Catherine Marriott Biggleswade AC
Julie Markley N/A
Louise Markham N/A
Stuart Mann Herts Phoenix AC
Jane Malone Bishops Stortford RC
Joanna Makowska St Neots Riverside Runners
Andrew Maher St Albans Striders
Paul Macloskey Redway Runners
Nigel Maarman N/A
Autumn Lynch Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Evelyn Lutterodt Stopsley Striders
Richard Lowes N/A
Natasha Lott Histon Hobblers
Craig Losh St Neots Riverside Runners
Annemarie Lodder N/a
Tatiana Lodder N/a
Dave Lock Fordy Runs Running Club
Gail Lock MK Lakeside Runners
Chris Littlejohn Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Chris Ling Olney Runners AC
Chris Lewis N/A
Edward Lewis N/A
Johanna Lee Dunstable Lions RC
Alice Leadbeter N/a
James Leadbeter N/a
Katka Laughton Stevenage Phoenix Running Club
Camilla Langlands Best Athletics
Calum Langlands Best Athletics
John Lambert Cambridge Triathlon Club
Clare Laflin Team Balancise
Stuart Knight Bedford Harriers AC
Andrew Kitson Innovation Multisport
Victoria Kirschner-Heavens n/a
Dominic Kingsman Redway Runners
Dylan King Yaxley Runners & Joggers
Alice Kenny N/A
Teresa Kennedy Buckingham & Stowe RC
Jon Kemp Wellingborough & District AC
Danny Kelly Stopsley Striders
Clare Keir N/A
Charlie Kay N/A
Daniel Karaiskou Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Jodie Kantas Stevenage Phoenix Running Club
Wayne Jowers Bedford Harriers AC
Christopher Jones Wellingborough & District AC
Simon Jones Innovation Multisport
Ian Jones Wellingborough & District Athletics Club
Kirsty Jones Bedford Harriers AC
Alan Jones Saffron Striders RC
Sue Jolly Team Balancise
Shanti Johnson St Albans Striders
Andrew Johnson N/A
Anthony Jenner N/a
Tony Jeffs Midland Masters AC
Gillian Jakeman Wootton Road Runners
Emma Jagger Kenilworth Runners
Katherine Hymers Cambridge & Coleridge AC
Ian Hunter Alchester Running Club
Wendy Hunter Alchester Running Club
Phil Hunt North Herts RRC
Simon Hull Buckingham & Stowe RC
Obed Hosegood N/A
Nikki Horner N/A
Paul Holmes Silson Joggers AC
Phillip Hockley On The Run Aylesbury
Chris Hoare Bedford Harriers AC
Helen Hilario N/A
chris herbert Buckingham & Stowe RC
Michelle Hendrey Team Balancise
Catherine Hemingway St Neots Riverside Runners
Maurice Hemingway St Neots Riverside Runners
Toby Heley Silson Joggers AC
David Haslam Bedford Harriers AC
Andrew Hartley N/A
Roger Hart N/A
Daniel Harris Peterborough and Nene Valley AC
Heather Harris N/A
Tim Harris Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Adam Harris St Neots Riverside Runners
Jenny Harris Buckingham & Stowe RC
Nichola Harman Brackley and District RC
Frank Harkin N/A
Jonathan Harding BRJ Huntingdon RRC
Jane Hammonds Redway Runners
Ian Halpin Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Amanda Hallam Brackley and District RC
Steve Halford N/A
Niki Hales Team Balancise
Callum Hale N/A
Mike Halcomb Yaxley Runners & Joggers
Gina Gurney Leighton Fun Runners
Louise Gurney N/A
Michelle Grudzinski N/A
Amy Griffiths N/A
Chris Grieco Cambridge & Coleridge AC
Iain Green N/A
Lewis Green N/A
David Green Harpenden Arrows Running Club
Alastair Green St Albans Striders
Linda Green St Albans Striders
Mike Grant Bishops Stortford RC
Diane Goodwin N/A
Warren Goodlake Redway runners
Ian Gooderham Saint Edmund Pacers
Abi Gooch Redway Runners
Chris Gold Stamford Striders
Katie Godof Olney Runners AC
Martin Glendenning Bushfield Joggers
Joanne Gladding Ware Joggers
Kevin Gillespie Bishops Stortford RC
Antony Giles Alchester Running Club
Anna Gibson North Herts RRC
Steve Gibbons Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Dan Gay N/A
Lauren Garvey Redway Runners
Ben Fuller Hitchin Running Club
Amy Fuller N/A
Jason French Wellingborough and district
Sophie French St Albans Striders
Craig Freestone Three Counties Running Club
Jennie Fraser North Herts RRC
Simon1 Fraser Fairlands Valley Spartans RC
Kim Fox Brackley and District RC
Keith Fox Brackley and District RC
Duncan Forbes N/A
Duncan Forbes N/A
Louise Follner Brackley and District RC
Rebecca Fleckney Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
John Flanagan The Running Hub
Laurie Fisher N/A
Yusuf Firat Saffron Striders RC
Mark Finn Bedford Harriers AC
Andrew Fildes Greenlight
James Ferdinando Happy Feet Bromham
Patrick Feast n/a
Gez Fallon Stopsley Striders
Laura Fairbanks North Herts RRC
Emma Eynon N/A
Deborah Evans Histon Hobblers
Chris Erridge Redway Runners
Thomas Erridge N/A
Tracey Else Three Counties Running Club
Dale Ellis Cherwell Runners and Joggers
Charlene Elliott Bushfield Joggers
Frances Edwards Brackley and District RC
Mark Edwards Bubble Works Run Community
Carly Eaves Stopsley Striders
Jack Easthope Nuneaton Harriers AC
Charlotte East Cambridge & Coleridge AC
Andrew Durrant Stopsley Striders
Laura Dunkling Cambridge & Coleridge AC
James Drury N/A
Martyn Douglas Redway Runners
Rahul Dogra N/A
Monika Dobrowolska N/A
Nick Dines Edmonton RC
Caroline Diggle Bedford Harriers AC
Louise Diaz Redway Runners
Nicola Dewhurst N/A
Cliff Devonshire N/A
Ian Devlin Bubble Works Run Community
Jake Denham N/A
Ian Dellbridge N/A
Johanna Dear Leighton Buzzard Athletic Club
Mary de Frates Brackley and District RC
Caroline Davis Grantham Running Club
Charlotte Davis Buckingham & Stowe RC
Sarah Davies Redway Runners
richard davies N/A
Paul Davies N/A
Emily Davenall Alchester Running Club
Jon-William Daulton BRJ Huntingdon RRC
Ian Datlen North Herts RRC
James Darcy Buckingham & Stowe RC
Sam Daniells Marshall Milton Keynes AC
Al Dales N/A
Sebastian Dabek Bushfield Joggers
Dan Curtis N/A
ian curtis N/A
Francesca Culpin Wellingborough & District AC
Gary Culligan N/A
Victoria Crowston Stopsley Striders
Nick Cross Bedford Harriers AC
Louise Crosby Harpenden Arrows Running Club
Jodie Crone N/A
Sarah Crane Bedford Harriers AC
Holly Crane N/A
Martyn Coulter Harlow RC
Georgia Costin Border Reivers
Jamie Cosher MK Lakeside Runners
Brian corleys Bushfield Joggers
Ali Cooper St Neots Riverside Runners
Daniel Cooke N/A
Marcus cook Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Michael Convery N/A
Gareth Comyn N/A
John Coles N/A
Alice Clilverd St Albans Striders
Colin Clennett Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Matt Clements Marshall Milton Keynes AC
Grace Cleary North Herts RRC
Pags Claudianos St Neots Riverside Runners
Anna Clarke N/A
Jessica Clarke Stevenage Phoenix Running Club
wendy Cissell Buckingham & Stowe RC
Sukhy Cheema N/A
Dean Chapman Bushfield Joggers
Chris Chapman Wootton Road Runners
kimberley Chapman N/A
Sunil Chamund N/A
Alistair Chambers Ivanhoe Runners
Ben chamberlain Cambridge & Coleridge AC
Balbir Chahal North Herts RRC
Phil Catcheside Olney Runners AC
Jason Carter N/A
Derrick Carpenter Skegness and District Running Club
Stewart Campbell Lonely Goat RC
Simon Callow Wellingborough & District AC
Robert Cable N/A
Leanne Byard Hinckley RC
Emma Butcher Stopsley Striders
Liam Bunn Marshall Milton Keynes AC
Sharon Bullock Witham Runners
Karen Bugaj Marshall Milton Keynes AC
Jody Buczynski Ampthill & Flitwick Flyers RC
Robert Buckley Stevenage Pheonix
Ian Bryson Harpenden Arrows Running Club
Anna Bruce Hitchin Running Club
Andrew Bruce Biggleswade AC
Claire Brown Saint Edmund Pacers
Alistair Brown N/a
Tracy Brosnan Bedford Run Club
Sara Brooks Brackley and District RC
Chloe Brooks NA
Adam Broadbent Bedford Harriers AC
Dawn Breward Brackley and District RC
Alan Brasher N/A
Jacqueline Braid Bedford Harriers AC
Craig Bradley Yaxley Runners & Joggers
Robert Bowler Gade Valley Harriers
Carol Bowett Fenland Running Club
Heidi Bourton Mayhem Fitness
Rhia Botha North Herts RRC
dawn boon Stopsley Striders
Andy Bonner n/a
Helene Bolton UKRunChat
Grace Bola Bedford Harriers AC
Veronica Bodell St Albans Striders
Mike Blackledge March AC
Eleanor Bithell Newmarket Joggers
Abi Bishop Bushfield Joggers
Jason Bishop Bushfield Joggers
James Birnie Gade Valley Harriers
Louise Birkett-Swan Wootton Road Runners
Leigh Betts Stopsley Striders
Nick Betts Stopsley Striders
David Betts The Running Hub
Michaela Beresford N/A
James Bentall N/A
Marcela Bell Happy Feet Bromham
David Bell Happy Feet Bromham
Gemma Bedford Huntingdonshire AC
Mark Bedford Sellars Elite Coaching
Liam Beaumont N/A
Ian Beasley Kenilworth Runners
Samantha Baxter Wootton Road Runners
Clare Bates Dunstable RRC
Angela Barrington Lonely Goat RC
Sue Barratt N/A
Kate Barkshire N/A
Ian Barkshire N/A
Rachel Barker N/A
Matt Barker N/A
Rebecca Barden Garden City Runners
Sophie Barc Bishops Stortford RC
Daniel Balsdon The Running Hub
David Ball Rugby and Northampton
Christine Baker N/A
Paul Baird St Neots Riverside Runners
Rosemary Bains Trent Park RC
Felicity Baillie BRJ Huntingdon RRC
Colin Bailey Kenilworth Runners
Ruth Bailey N/A
Tonya Babb Edmonton RC
wayne aylott Garden City Runners
Naomi Avery The Running Hub
John Auld North Herts Road Runners
Laura Astley St Albans Striders
Rachel Arnott North Herts RRC
Simon Arnold N/A
Amy Arnold N/A
Stuart Archer Fairlands Valley Spartans RC
Daniel Applewhite-Rees N/A
Chris Ansell N/A
Georgina Andrews Wellingborough & District AC
Chaplin Ana Redway Runners
Trevor Allport Midland Masters AC
Janet Allport Midland Masters AC
Mark Allen UKRunChat
Lenin Ageer N/A
Sarah Abramson Cambridge & Coleridge AC
Vicky Abraham Bushfield Joggers

Terms & Conditions

Please accept my entry for the Bedford Harriers Oakley 20. I accept and acknowledge that my race number and timing chip will be available for collection on race day only and I do not expect to receive any information by post. I will be 18 years or older on race day and medically fit to compete. I accept that I enter at my own risk and that the organisers will in no way be held responsible for any injury, accident, loss or damage that may arise before, during or after the event as a consequence of my participation in this race. I consent that my details will be used for the purposes described in the Bedford Harriers entry on the Data Protection Register. I will abide by the ARC Rules of Competition. The UKA Anti-Doping Rules apply to entrants participating in the sport of athletics, for 12 months from the date of commencement of membership, whether or not the member is a citizen of, or resident in, the UK. I accept that there will be no refunds under any circumstances, and I will not allow anyone else to use my entry without completing the entry transfer procedure. I further agree that, in accordance with the organisers' instructions, I will not wear ear/head phones/open-ear/bone conducting head/ear phones* during the event and furthermore will park only in the designated race car park/s and or parking areas as detailed on the race entry system.*Medical or prescription device to aid hearing excepted.

Data Protection and Privacy Policy:

Data collected:

First name * Last name * Gender * Date of Birth * Email address * Mobile phone number * Landline number * Postal address * Club name * Emergency contact data * Medical or allergy data * Race memento size.

Purposes for which the data is used:

The data collected by Bedford Harriers AC as you register and pay for this event will be used for the purposes of administering this event only. The collection of personal data is considered legitimate for us to be able to:

1. Produce and publish an entry list.

2. Provide you with a race number and timing chip.

3. Email you with race data.

4. Text and/or email you with race result.

5. Produce and publish a race results list that will contain only such personal data as is necessary to provide meaningful results. The result list will include an individual’s first and last name, gender, age group, race time, race position, gender position, age category position, club, and the calculation of team awards.

6. Mail awards and other prizes.

7. Mail race mementoes.

8. Any medical information volunteered by entrants may be provided to 3rd party medical services in attendance at the event with the express condition that any information so provided will be immediately destroyed after the event.

Refund Policy

In the eventuality this event is cancelled due to adverse weather conditions, safety reasons or circumstances beyond our control, there will be no entry deferment nor refund. Organising an event requires a considerable amount of forward planning, risk and expense and as soon as we begin to organise this event, we start to incur costs. Your entry fee is invested into the cost of staging the event - everything from safety pins to printing, hiring of toilets to ordering supplies and applying for race permits to marketing costs. Bedford Harriers AC, do not, therefore offer a refund facility.


Event Date: 24th March 2024 09:30
Date Entries Close: 22nd March 2024 05:59
Entry Limit: 500
Total Entered: 500
Total Remaining: 0


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Lincroft Academy, Station Road, Oakley, Bedfordshire, MK43 7RE


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