Track and Field

The Sir Roger Bannister athletics track is a competition standard 400 metre UK Athletics accredited track with:

  • Seating for spectators
  • Infield for competition
  • Shot area
  • Hammer cage
  • High jump
  • Long jump
  • Pole vault facilities
  • Changing and shower facilities for competitors

Iffley Road was the scene of one of the greatest sporting achievements in the 20th century – the breaking of the four-minute mile.

Medical student and physiologist Roger Bannister broke through the ‘cement wall’ on 6 May 1954, completing the mile race in 3 minutes 59.4 seconds.

Please view our Membership options for more information and prices.

For booking enquiries please contact the Facilities and Events Manager:

Richard Taylor                      Tel: 01865 611477


The grandstand has seating outdoor seating for spectators, changing rooms, activity room and is home to two of our partners:

Peak Sporting Performance