News | Milton Keynes Marathon & Half Marathon May 2017

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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 […]

MK MARATHON DONATES £10,000 TO MK DONS SET

Milton Keynes Dons Sport and Education Trust (MK Dons SET) have been presented with a cheque for £10,000 from Milton Keynes Marathon. Race Director Andy Hully handed the cheque to MK Dons SET Chair of Trustees Simon Ingram and Chief Executive John Cove on the pitch at Stadium MK during a recent MK Dons match. […]

RECORD ENTRIES AS MK MARATHON GEARS UP FOR MK50

Runners are racing to sign up for the Milton Keynes Marathon with organisers preparing for their biggest event so far when it returns for its sixth year on Monday 1st May as one of the flagship events of the MK50 celebrations. Entries are already up 25% on previous years with the number of runners predicted […]

Runners triumph at the 5th MK Marathon

A colourful wave of over 8,000 runners took to the streets of Milton Keynes for the Milton Keynes Marathon events on Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd May.   Warmer than expected conditions greeted the runners who tackled the everydayhero Milton Keynes Marathon and Half Marathon, BMI The Saxon Clinic MK Marathon Relay, the new MK […]

The MK Marathon is on course for its biggest year yet!

Nearly 6,000 people have already signed up for the everydayhero Milton Keynes Marathon and Half Marathon on Monday 2nd May. For 2016, there are new routes for both for the everydayhero Milton Keynes Marathon and Half Marathon. The new routes now make more of Milton Keynes’ green spaces while putting participants through their paces, making […]

Smash your PB with a fast and fun 5k!

Race organisers of the everydayhero Milton Keynes Marathon and Half Marathon are delighted to be able to add a brand new event to the city’s running calendar: the MK Rocket 5K. The organisers are confident that the MK Rocket 5k will live up to its name with a fast downhill 5K event on closed roads […]

MK named 3rd fastest Marathon in the UK

A recent study by findarace.com names the Super Six Fastest marathons in the UK. We are very proud to say that MK came in 3rd, which is amazing news. When standing on the start line of a marathon, we all have a target time in our head. No matter if you’re gunning for a sub-3 […]