Oxfordshire RAYNET has agreed to support the events listed below; in-house events are also listed.

Please advise the Group Controller of availability as soon as possible via Email or the Members' Area of this website.

Sunday, 17th April 2016

Bicester Triathlon - Bicester Area.

RAYNET requirement is for a Control (+1), 3 Checkpoints and a mobile response operator with Cycle course Director. Cover is needed for the 20km, 2 lap circuit of Bicester and surrounding villages including Bucknell and Middleton Stoney.

Further information and cycle route at .

Saturday 21st May 2016

Helen & Douglas House Hospice, Riverside Stomp (Thames Path Walk).

An organised, sponsored walk along the Thames Path from Wallingford (22 miles) or Abingdon (9 miles) to Oxford.
Requirement is for a Controller +1 (mobile), 2 x tail walkers with APRS, 3 Pit Stop Ops and a Finish Op. Talk-through required throughout.

More details at

BELIEVED TO BE CANCELLED (9 Mar) - Sunday 12th June 2016

Royal British Legion - Ride of Respect 2016.

Mass Motorcycle Ride re-tracing the journey of Afghanistan Repatriation convoys from RAF Lyneham to John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford.
RAYNET requirement to be confirmed but will entail joint operating with North Wilts RAYNET, Thames Valley Police (TVP) and Unity Support Riders (USR).

More details at http://www. TBC

Saturday 25th/26th June 2016 (From 2100-0300 ish)

Katharine House Hospice, Banbury - Midnight Walk.

Requirement is for a Controller +1, 5 mobile operators including Lead and Sweep +APRS across course. This tenth year walk starts and finishes at Banbury Cricket Club, Bodicote, Banbury.

More details at

Sunday, 10th July 2016. Broughton Castle Cycle Sportive.

Organised by Banbury Cherwell Rotary Club - A festival of cycling incorporating 100 mile, 50 mile, 20 mile and family 5.5mile routes.

Oxfordshire RAYNET will provide a full communications capability for 2016. Requirement is for a control at Broughton castle, a sub control/forward medical post at Moreton in Marsh, 2 further CPs/Feed stations at Brailes and Guiting Powers. TTU near Guiting Powers. A mobile Op will travel with incident/Broom Wagon. APRS on Broom Wagon.

Further information at .

Saturday, 16th July 2016

Sobell House Hospice - Oxford Moonlight Stroll - Oxford City Centre. This tenth year, 10 mile walk starts at 2230 from St Edwards School and takes in the oldest and most beautiful parts of the City.

Provisional requirement is for a Controller +1, 4 Checkpoints, a Lead mobile and a Sweep mobile - Total 8 Operators.

Further information about the event at

Sunday, 7th August 2016

Hook Norton Harriers - Hooky 6. Hook Norton, nr Banbury.

Provisional requirement is for a Controller +1 and 4 Checkpoints - Total 6 Operators.

Further information at

Sunday, 18th September 2016

Witney Road Runners - Cotswold Challenge 10km road race

RAYNET requirement to follow.

Further information at .

Sunday, 2nd October 2016

British Heart Foundation, Half marathon 2016 - Blenheim Palace. Requirement for Controller +1 and 5 Operators to cover the race route both within and outside the Estate (includes Cycle Sweep Operator).

Further details at .

Sunday, 16th October 2016

Parkinson's UK - Oxford City Walk. Three routes - 1.5, 4 and 8 Miles

RAYNET requirement to follow.

Further information at .