Registration open for Double Decker Spring runs

Published 8:42 am Wednesday, April 3, 2024

5K and 10K events for adults, Fun Run for kids

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.

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.

Registration for the 5K, 10K and Kids Fun run is open online. There is still time to register at discounted rates.

Entry fees 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 registration time.

All registered racers, even the little ones, will receive a T-shirt and a bag of small gifts. 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 

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