MK Rocket 5K

SHOOT FOR THE STARS ON OUR RAPID ROCKET RUN!

Join us on a fast rocket-fueled 5K with an “out of this world” bling. Don’t miss this opportunity to experience the buzz of the marathon weekend without the extra mileage! This event takes place on the day before the MK Marathon and welcomes all paces. from super-fast to those just starting out!

This will be a fast and flat point-to-point race from central Milton Keynes to Stadium:MK!

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RACE DETAILS

  • Race Day: Sunday 5 May 2024
  • Start Time: 09:00
  • Event Village: Midsummer Boulevard, Milton Keynes
  • Course Time Limit: 45 minutes
  • Age: Must be at least 12 years old on race day
  • FAQ’s: Click Here
  • EA Licence Number: 2024-47459
  • UK Athletics: Certificate of Course Accuracy

ENTRY FEE

  • 1 JULY: £18 EA and £20 non-EA
  • 20 DEC: £20 EA and £22 non-EA
  • 2 MAR: £22 EA and £24 non-EA
    • Price includes VAT @ 20%
    • Price excludes booking fee of 6.56% + 25p

START

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

RACE HQ

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

ROUTE

Route subject to change

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

Water will be available 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. There is plenty of parking at the stadium area and CMK but you will need to pay for parking using RingGo. 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 10:30 am prompt. Details will be in the race guide.

FINISH

The finish area will be outside StadiumMK on the perimeter road

RACE TIMING

Runner Numbers will incorporate a timing chip on the reverse. Results will be available live when you finish the race. You will also receive a 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.

FINISH AREA TOILETS

You can use the toilets in Mcdonald’s and KFC

ENTERTAINMENT

There will be music in the finish area.

PRIZES

Awards will be posted after the event mkmarathon.com/prizes

MEDAL

Join us on a fast rocket-fuelled 5K with an “out of this world” bling.

EARN EXTRA MEDALS

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

Runners who participate in both the Sunday Rocket 5K and the Marathon, Half, or Relay on Bank Holiday Monday will receive a third medal – the MK Challenge Medal🏅

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