Registration open for annual Double Decker Spring Runs

Published 10:10 am Thursday, March 28, 2024

Before enjoying the food, music and art vendors at this year’s Double Decker Arts Festival, get a healthy start to the weekend by taking part in the annual Spring Run 5K and 10K runs on April 27.

Registration for the 5K, 10K and Kids Fun run is open online.

The Spring Run course map. Red/Blue combined, 10K; Blue only, 5K; Green, Kids Run

Oxford Orthopedics Sports Medicine and the Oxford-Lafayette County Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring the annual event.

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The 10K race starts at 7:30 a.m.; the 5K race starts at 7:45 a.m.; and the Kids Fun Run starts at 9 a.m.

Both races will have chip-timed starts.

There is still time to register at discounted rates.

Current prices are $35 for the 10K run and $30 for the 5K run; however, they will go up $5 the week before the race. The cost to register on the day of the race is $45.

The Kids Fun Run costs $20 regardless of when you register.

In 2023, the race attracted around 1,800 racers.

All registered racers, even the little ones, will receive a T-shirt and a swag bag full of goodies.

After the race, finishers will enjoy a food buffet with treats from several Oxford restaurants.

The first 1,750 racers who finish will also receive a medal featuring the iconic Oxford red double decker bus.

People can register for the races and view course maps at

For more information about the entire Double Decker Arts Festival, visit