Sporting Oxford

Title

Sporting Oxford

Subject

Objects and stories submitted about sport in Oxford

Collection Items

Photos of Barefoot Marathon Runner
This photo and newspaper clippings show Malcolm Lumb running barefoot in Oxford, training for marathons and races.

Malcolm’s photograph was taken in Oxford when he was 38. He had taken up marathon running at the age of 33. He often ran barefoot…

New Age Curling, New Age Bowls and Carpet Bowls
My friend Peter and I have been playing New Age Curling, New Age Bowling and Carpet Bowls at our local community centre in Rose Hill for the last 24 weeks. It is very competitive with Peter winning at curling most of the time. Peter is senior to me…

Yoga Mat
Bought in October 2016, the yoga mat is red and orange.

Andy attended our Sporting Oxford Collecting Day and brought in his yoga mat.

Andy has suffered with arthritis since he was 23 years old but by the end 2015 it has left him housebound…

Venetian Forcola
Brought to Oxford in 1994, this item is part of a Sandolo given to Oxford’s City Barge Boat Club.

Richard attended our Sporting Oxford Collecting Day and brought in a Venetian Forcola. This is the typical Venetian rowlock used in gondola style…

Cheetahs Speedway Race Jacket
Dating to 2008, this speedway race jacket is for the Oxford Cheetahs. On the front of the jacket a Cheetah is represented with the sponsorship branding of TFSuccess. On the reverse the jacket has the number ‘1’ with the sponsor’s branding again.…
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