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!
START: The start will be on Midsummer Boulevard outside Wetherspoons Pub @ 09:00 prompt
RACE HQ: Wetherspoons provide Race HQ for MK Rocket 5K Wetherspoon Pub, 201 Midsummer Blvd, Milton Keynes, MK9 1EA
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: There will be no water stops en route and 500ml bottled water at the finish
PARKING: We would suggest that the runner's 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 10:30 am prompt outside DW Fitness. There is plenty of parking in the stadium area and CMK.
FINISH: The finish area will be outside StadiumMK in 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.
ENGLAND ATHLETICS LICENCE: License ID: 2019-35714
FINISH AREA TOILETS: You can use the toilets in McDonalds and KFC
ENTERTAINMENT: There will be music at the finish area.
MEDAL: Runners who participate in both the Rocket 5K on Saturday and the Half, Marathon or Relay on Sunday will receive a third medal – the MK Challenge Medal.
AWARDS: Bespoke Medals for ALL finishers The presentation of the race awards will take place at 10:00 at the finish area. Trophies: First 3 Men and First 3 Ladies
MINIMUM AGE: The minimum age for participants is 13 on race day. Under 18's must be entered by an adult.