Virtual Race – 2021

Rightmove MK Marathon Reimagined social distance racing

The Virtual MK Marathon offers athletes the opportunity to experience everything the MK Marathon has to offer in an exciting, inclusive new format. The Virtual MK Marathon combines the latest virtual race technology with the amazing rewards you get from participating in our event, giving you the ability to take part in the MK Marathon, Half Marathon, or Rocket 5K wherever you may be. Whether you’re unable to travel to Milton Keynes to participate or don’t feel comfortable returning to racing at this time, the Virtual MK Marathon will offer you an experience you won’t ever forget.


  • Race Window: 26 April – 8 May 2021
  • Start Location: To suit you
  • Finish Location: Of your choosing
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  • Finisher Medal 
  • Race bib
  • MK Marathon branded drawstring bag (10k, half, and marathon distances)
  • MK Marathon branded supercool cooling towel (10k, half, and marathon distances)
  • Virtual Goody Bag full of offers and discounts
  • And much, more!


The Virtual MK Marathon takes participants on a course of their choosing. Find a start and finish line, some friends to cheer and pace you, and run your race!


  • Virtual Rightmove MK Marathon – £46
  • Virtual Rightmove MK Half Marathon – £34
  • Virtual Rightmove MK Turing 10K – £28
  • Virtual Rightmove MK Rocket 5K – £20
  • Virtual Superhero Fun Run – £12

Virtual MK Marathon entry fees are non-refundable and bib numbers are not transferable to other runners. There are no refunds or deferments for the Virtual MK Marathon. 

Virtual Race 2021 FAQs

You can run or walk your virtual race anywhere you choose! It could be in your local area, on a treadmill, or anywhere that is safe and compliant with the COVID-19 protocols in your region. All we ask is that you track the run using a GPS tracker such as Strava, Garmin, etc. so you can submit evidence of your run.

You can run your race anytime from 26 April – 2 May 2021.

Yes, you can add more event distances at any time.

You can register more than one person, but each participant will need their own email address and account. Each order is assigned a unique registration ID, where you upload evidence of the run/walk.

No, but you can add another event distance to your registration. You can enter as many event distances as you like.

Yes! Just take a photo of the treadmill total time and distance so you can submit evidence of your run. You can also upload a photo of yourself. We love to see where you're running!

If you need more than one day to complete the distance, then take a screenshot of your runs and upload one image of all your completed runs.

Submit your evidence to your ACTIVE.COM account. Make sure you select the correct event.This can be a screenshot or photo of your garmin, Strava, or any other tracking device. Your upload will say 'PENDING' until we approve our end.

If you complete the Rocket 5K and one of the main events (excluding fun run), then you will earn the MK Challenge medal. This will be posted with your rewards.

Yes, the MK Marathon Virtual races are a global event; we will gladly ship your rewards anywhere in the world.

We will pack and post your rewards mid to late May.

Virtual MK Marathon 2021