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Run for Jo 2023 and Family Fun Day at Oakwell Hall

About the event

Part of the Great Get Together

The annual Run For Jo at Oakwell Hall in memory of Jo Cox. A full day of fun, with a 2.5k fun run for all (fancy dress optional) a 6.5k cross country run and a mascot race. Including food and drink stalls and a music stage. This years run will be held on Sunday June 25th.To enter either the 2.5k or 6.5k event, please visit and find us via the calendar.

This is a community event and volunteers are always needed. If you would like to marshall one or both races, or just give out t shirts and goody bags to finishers, please get in touch. All volunteers will receive a medal and t shirt.

Please click on the link under Further Information for more details.

Dates and venues

Further information


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