Front, 12-year-old Oxford Children’s Hospital patient Zubayr Ali with, back from left, play assistant Klarissa Burrows, play specialist Sarah Browne and 14-year-old patient Ruby Gunthorpe THE starting gun has been fired for next year’s Oxford Mail OX5 Run as places open for runners in the fundraising extravaganza. Organisers have revealed that last year’s run at Blenheim Palace raised a record-smashing A 114,000 for poorly children in the county – the most since the first OX5 in 2003.