A fun and fast 5k race with proven PB potential running from CMK to the stadium with extra special medal. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the buzz of marathon weekend without the extra mileage!
Date: Sunday 6th May 2018 (the day before the MK Marathon)
Race starts: 09:00am
The start will be on Midsummer Boulevard outside Wetherspoons Pub @ 09:00 prompt
Wetherspoon Pub, 201 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes, MK9 1EA
You can use the pub toilets or portable toilets located outside.
No baggage facilities will be available for this event and runners should turn up ready to run.
There will be no water stops en route and 500ml bottled water at the finish
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.
The finish area will be outside StadiumMK in the perimeter road
Runner Numbers will incorporate timing chip on the reverse. Results will be available when you finish the race.
You need to complete the 5K in 45 minutes or less as roads will be reopened to a tight schedule.
Provisional Licence ID: 2018-30408
You can use the toilets in McDonalds
There will be entertainment at the finish area.
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 Half Marathon and gain the MK Challenge Medal
Run the MK Rocket 5k and MK Marathon and gain the MK Challenge Medal
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
The minimum age for participants is 13 on race day. Under 18’s must be entered by an adult.
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.
If you have any questions or queries regarding the MK Marathon and Supporting Events please refer to our comprehensive Common Questions section of our website or click here