Where does your entry fee go?

The entry fee you pay to enter the MK Marathon Weekend covers the costs of putting on this flagship running event.

Costs include, but are not limited to:

  • Paying 20% VAT
  • 1st class planning and organisation by runners for runners
  • Customer service support
  • Road Closures, stewarding, permissions and communications to local residents and businesses
  • Hiring the football stadium
  • 70,000 bottles of water, sports drink and bananas
  • First class medical support
  • Quality medals
  • Quality technical finishers T-Shirts (marathon, half & relay)
  • Bib Printing
  • Electronic Chip Timing
  • Operation hire costs such as barriers, generators, stage, entertainment, etc
  • England Athletics licencing fees
  • Donations to charity