The MK Rocket 5k is sponsored by Rightmove
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.
MK Rocket 5k wins the Racecheck SILVER Award 2018.
MK Rocket 5k voted BEST 2018 UK 5k by Women’s Running magazine readers
Date: Saturday 2nd May 2020 (the day before the MK Marathon)
Race starts: TBC
- EARLY: £16 EA and £18 non-EA until 31st Dec; 11:59 pm
- STANDARD: £18 EA and £20 non-EA until 31st Mar; 11:59 pm
- LATE: £20 EA and £22 non-EA until 15th April; 11:59 pm
- EXPO: £25 – subject to availability
EA Licence ID: 2020-38408
Rocket 5K fly-by
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 DW Fitness. 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 live when you finish the race. You will also receive an text with your finish time shortly after you finish.
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
There will be music at the finish area.
This image shows the 2019 medal. The 2020 design will be released later this year.
One weekend. Two days of running. Three times the bling!
In addition to the MK 5K finisher medals, runners who participate in both the Sunday 5K and the Marathon, Half or Relay on the Monday will receive a third medal – the MK Challenge Medal.
Instructions on how to claim your MK Challenge Medal will be in the Race Guide.
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.