MARATHON 2024

The multi-award-winning Milton Keynes Marathon Weekend takes place during the early May Bank Holiday weekend. Join thousands at Buckinghamshire’s MOST POPULAR weekend of running.

MK Marathon Weekend 5th and 6th May 2024, MK Stadium

The multi-award-winning marathon event is consistently ranked in the top 10 UK marathons, an AIMS-certified race, with BARR Gold accreditation for outstanding race management. A London and Boston marathon qualifying event as well as an Abbott World Marathon Majors Wanda Age Group World Championships qualifier.

Milton Keynes is blessed with a tremendous amount of natural beauty. The course takes advantage of this scenery and gives runners an interesting, inspiring, fun to run, fast, and excitingly different route from other marathons with the crescendo being the finish line at the Dons stadium, stunning home to the Milton Keynes football team.

Raise vital funds to support Action4Youth by running either the Rocket 5k, half or full marathon.

To secure your place today, please email [email protected].

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Why take part in the MK Marathon Weekend?

  • Accurate chip timing
  • Personalised running number (entries before 31 March)
  • Great bespoke medal
  • Finishers tech tee you will wear again
  • Instant results (and runner tracking)
  • Crowd support & entertainment en route
  • Plentiful Course Support – Water, High5 Gels, Sports Drink, and 1st Aid
  • Entertainment
  • Goody bag
  • Amazing stadium finish
  • …and a fantastic running experience!

MK Marathon

This multi-award-winning marathon event is consistently ranked in the top 10 UK marathons, an AIMS certified race, with BARR Gold accreditation for outstanding race management and with an amazing stadium finish.

  • Race Day: Bank Holiday Monday 6 May 2024
  • Venue: Stadium:MK
  • Start Time: 10:00
  • Course Time Limit: 6.5 Hours
  • Age: Must be at least 18 years old on race day

MK Half Marathon

The multi-award-winning Rightmove MK Half Marathon is a very popular, fast, and scenic half marathon race and is an AIMS-certified race, with BARR Gold accreditation for outstanding race management and has an amazing stadium finish.

  • Race Day: Bank Holiday Monday 6 May 2024
  • Venue: Stadium:MK
  • Start Time: 10:00
  • Course Time Limit: 3.5 Hours
  • Age: Must be at least 17 years old on race day

Rocket 5k

Join us on a fast rocket-fueled 5K and 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!

  • 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

You can apply for a fundraising place through Action4Youth for the MK Marathon and Half Marathon. We have a limited number of places available with a fundraising target of £200 for the 5k, £300 for the half marathon and £500 for the full marathon.

To secure your place today, please email [email protected].

We are very grateful and humbled by the generosity and kindness shown by amazing people, organisations and trusts who support us.

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