The MK Rocket 5K is a fun and fast 5K race

MK Rocket 5K

MK Rocket 5K - fast and fast 5K event organised by the MK Marathon team

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
Entry Fee:

  • £14 EA and £16 non-EA until 28/3/2018; 11:59 pm
  • £16 EA and £18 non-EA until 28/4/2018; 11:59 pm unless we sell out sooner
    • runner number collection only

Enter the MK Rocket 5K here


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Rocket 5K fly-by



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


Wetherspoons provide Race HQ for MK Rocket 5K

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 / Relay will receive a third medal – the MK Challenge Medal.

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

Medal designs to be confirmed.


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.

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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More Information

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