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Oxenhope Straw Race

Oxenhope Straw Race is crowdfunding

£1,030raised of £10,000 target by 16 supporters

Weʼre raising £10,000 to provide much needed funds for Manorlands and other local charities around Oxenhope and the surrounding area.

Oxenhope, West Yorkshire
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The Oxenhope Straw Race is a fun event which takes place every year in the pennine village of Oxenhope. Teams of two complete a 3.5 mile course whilst carrying a bale of straw and having a pint in each of the village pubs. This is a popular event which has been running now for over 40 years. We raise much needed funds for the local Sue Ryder Manorlands hospice as well as supporting a number of other small local charities. Over the year’s we have donated in the region of £500,000 and seen many local residents benefit from the generousity of entrants and their sponsors. In 2019 we are dedicating the race to our Chairman, Ian Barrett, who died earlier this year. Ian and his family benefitted directly from the services provided in the community from Manorlands and the committee felt this was a fitting way to remember Ian and say a big thank you to Manorlands.

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    • Team 105

      Team 105

      Nov 4, 2019

      Sorry for the delay. See you next year.


    • Anonymous


      Oct 21, 2019

      Here are the donations raised by the Oxenhope Pre-Scool committee team, Gaz Cockroft and Tony Neary (who won the 'Male Fun' category).

    • John Mitchell

      John Mitchell

      Sep 24, 2019

      The Oafs will be back next year!


    • Mark Littler

      Mark Littler

      Sep 3, 2019


    • Anonymous


      Jul 24, 2019

    • Neil Bird

      Neil Bird

      Jul 24, 2019

      Great day and event, well done to the “Four Fla-migos”.... looking forward to doing it again next year! Cheers


    • Ben & Jay (Fla-migo’s)

      Ben & Jay (Fla-migo’s)

      Jul 19, 2019

      Same time next year!! Great event for a great cause!!!!!


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