Rocket 5K is a fun and fast 5K race

MK Rocket 5K

MK Rocket 5K, Milton Keynes,Buckinghamshire

SHOOT FOR THE STARS ON OUR RAPID ROCKET RUN!

Join us on our rocket fueled 5k to the StadiumMK with “out of this world” bling. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the buzz of marathon weekend without the extra mileage! GREAT PB POTENTIAL! This event takes place on the day before the MK Marathon. Age 13+

NB. Run the MK Rocket 5k and a main event the next day and gain the awesome MK Challenge Medal.

Rocket 5k has been awarded a silver badge for SE England in our regional heats for 5K running events

Date: Sunday 5th May 2019 (the day before the MK Marathon)
Race starts: 09:00am
Entry Fee:

  • £16 EA and £18 non-EA until 31/12/2018; 11:59 pm
  • £18 EA and £20 non-EA until 31/3/2019; 11:59 pm unless we sell out sooner
    • runner number collection only

Race Guide 2018 [ HERE ]

Enter the MK Rocket 5K here

RACE ROUTE

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START

The start will be on Midsummer Boulevard outside Wetherspoons Pub @ 09:00 prompt

RACE HQ

Wetherspoons provide Race HQ for MK Rocket 5K

Wetherspoon Pub, 201 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes, MK9 1EA

TOILETS

You can use the pub toilets or portable toilets located outside.

BAGGAGE

No baggage facilities will be available for this event and runners should turn up ready to run.

WATER

There will be no water stops en route and 500ml bottled water at the finish

PARKING

We would suggest that runners car share and leave a car at the stadium area and then drive to the CMK start.  If this isn’t possible then you will be able to book a return journey seat on a bus for £5.
The return bus will leave the stadium at 10:30am prompt outside Gate 4 (near KFC). There is plenty of parking at the stadium area and CMK.

FINISH

The finish area will be outside StadiumMK in the perimeter road

RACE TIMING

Runner Numbers will incorporate timing chip on the reverse. Results will be available live when you finish the race. You will also receive an text with your finish time shortly after you finish.

TIME LIMIT

You need to complete the 5K in 45 minutes or less as roads will be reopened to a tight schedule.

ENGLAND ATHLETICS LICENCE

Licence ID: 2019-35714

FINISH AREA TOILETS

You can use the toilets in McDonalds and KFC

ENTERTAINMENT

There will be music at the finish area.

MEDALS

MK Rocket 5K Medal 2018

One weekend. Two days of running. Three times the bling!

In addition to the MK 5K finisher medals,  runners who participating in both the Sunday 5K and the Marathon, Half or Relay will receive a third medal – the MK Challenge Medal.

Take both Runner Numbers to the MEDAL tent located near baggage after the main event (Half / Marathon / Relay) to collect your MK Challenge Medal.

Run the MK Rocket 5k and MK Marathon Relay and gain the MK Challenge Medal

Run the MK Rocket 5k and MK Marathon Relay and gain the MK Challenge Medal

Run the MK Rocket 5k and MK Half Marathon and gain the MK Challenge Medal

Run the MK Rocket 5k and MK Half Marathon and gain the MK Challenge Medal

Run the MK Rocket 5k and MK Marathon and gain the MK Challenge Medal

Run the MK Rocket 5k and MK Marathon and gain the MK Challenge Medal

AWARDS

Bespoke Medals for ALL finishers
Presentation of the race awards will take place at 10:00 at the finish area.
Trophies: First 3 Men and First 3 Ladies

MINIMUM AGE

The minimum age for participants is 13 on race day. Under 18’s must be entered by an adult.

Terms and Conditions of Entry

All runners must be medically fit to compete and enter at their own risk and the organisers will in no way be held responsible for any injury, accident, loss or damage that may arise before, during or after the event as a consequence of my participation in this race. No transfers, deferrals or refunds for the MK Rocket 5K under any circumstances. No dogs or wheels allowed.

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CONTACT
If you have any questions or queries regarding the MK Marathon and Supporting Events please refer to our comprehensive FAQs page of our website or click here

Email: run@miltonkeynesmarathon.co.uk