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ON YOUR MARKS AND SUPER SOAKERS AT THE READY

It was on your marks and super soakers at the ready for thousands of runners at the Milton Keynes Marathon and Half Marathon (7 May). They braved temperatures of 26 degrees on the hottest early May Bank Holiday on record. The local population deserved a gold medal for their kindness and support; employing a variety […]

MK MARATHON: AN IDEAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Milton Keynes Marathon is one of the biggest mass-participation sporting events in the region, and as well as providing a boost for charities and encouraging healthy activity, it’s also a great opportunity for businesses. Close to 12,000 runners are expected to sign up for the seventh annual event on Monday 7th May. Sponsors see […]

The Confidence Muscle

Confidence is key! You may have all the ability in the world to perform your best and achieve your goals, but if you don’t believe in your ability, you won’t achieve your goals! Just like your physical muscles, your ‘confidence muscle’ needs training, it too can be strong, injured or weak. In addition to your […]

The Key to Carb Loading

I am sure most runners have heard of the term hitting the wall. A number of runners have not just heard of hitting the wall but even crashed head on into the wall, especially when grinding out 26.2 miles of a grueling marathon. There is nothing worse than being on track for a PB, when […]

Self-talk “you can do it”

Sometimes, whilst training for an event such as the marathon, or even shorter distances, we find that self- doubt creeps in. This is normal but can hold us back from achieving our best. To overcome this, we can use self- talk to help our self -control, keep up our morale and change our mindset. Here […]

RECORD ENTRIES & RECORD TIMES AT MK50 MARATHON

Supporters lined the streets as a record number of runners converged on Stadium MK for the Milton Keynes Marathon events on Sunday 30th and Monday 1st May. Olympian Gail Emms and BBC radio presenter Jo Whiley were among the 10,000 runners who took part in a weekend of running with course records set by the […]

READY… SET… GO! FOR SOLD-OUT MK50 MARATHON

Preparations have been made for an army of 10,000 runners to pound the streets of Milton Keynes this Bank Holiday weekend after all places for the Milton Keynes Marathon have sold out. Organisers said they were stunned by the number of participants with most of the five events which make up the Marathon Weekend selling […]

RUNNING MIND MASTERY TECHNIQUES

The MK Marathon Weekend is only a few weeks away!! To help you enjoy your challenge, here are some useful mind mastery techniques from BMI The Saxon Clinic Consultant Health Psychologist, Dr Sue Peacock, to get you to past the starting post and over the finishing line. Dealing with pre-race anxiety: Feeling a little jittery? […]

MK MARATHON VIP AMBASSADORS FOR 2017

With thousands of runners now in training for the MK50 Milton Keynes Marathon on 1st May, excitement is building. And this year, there’s the chance to run alongside local celebrities who are taking part as the MK Marathon VIP Ambassadors for 2017 are announced. Badminton gold medallist and Olympian Gail Emms and TV and radio […]

MK MARATHON ROUTE AND ROAD CLOSURES REVEALED

Drivers are being warned to be prepared for road closures on Sunday 30th April and Bank Holiday Monday 1st May for one of the biggest mass-participation sporting events of the year, the Milton Keynes Marathon. A number of roads will be closed or have restrictions imposed to ensure the safety of an expected 10,000 runners […]

MK MARATHON SUPERHERO FUN RUN!

The call has gone out for superheros of all ages to costume-up and report to Stadium MK on Bank Holiday Monday 1st May for the Milton Keynes Marathon Superhero Fun Run. Last year, all 1,200 places on the fun run sold out, so organisers are warning families to sign up now to avoid disappointment. The […]

MK MARATHON NEEDS YOU!

The Milton Keynes Marathon is set to be one of the biggest events of the year and organisers are calling for more volunteers to join the team of over 500 who make the magic happen. With 10,000 runners predicted to take part in the sixth MK Marathon, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay and Superhero Fun Run, […]

MK MARATHON: AN IDEAL SPONSORSHIP OPPORTUNITY

The Milton Keynes Marathon is one of the biggest mass-participation sporting events in the region, and as well as providing a boost for charities and encouraging healthy activity, it’s also a great opportunity for businesses. 10,000 runners are expected to sign up for the sixth annual event on Monday 1st May. Sponsors see it as […]

JEANIUS SUPPORT MILTON KEYNES MARATHON

Jeanius Consulting is proud to be supporting this year’s Milton Keynes Marathon as one of the event sponsors and will be assisting the organisers with their PR, marketing and social media. The event, now in its sixth year, is one of the biggest sporting events of the MK50 year and will see an estimated 10,000 […]