Consistently ranked in the top 10 UK marathons - enjoy a course that’s interesting, inspiring, fun, fast and different.
PB potential and an unforgettable tour of Milton Keynes' buzzing cityscape all lined with motivating crowds and entertainment.
The course is a single lap, traffic free route on closed roads and cycle paths or “redways” as they are known locally. It combines the tree lined City Centre boulevards with many miles of leafy surrounding suburbs, lake & canal side redways.
"Ran my first marathon there in May. Brilliant! Wonderful stadium. Finish was epic...as was organisation. Well done M.K."
"My fledgling marathon and what a wonderful experience. The stadium was the perfect venue and the organisation flawless. Support was wonderful and made it sooo enjoyable. The run into the stadium at the finish was awesome!! Well done to the M.K. Marathon team!!"
Why not make a long-weekend of it? Milton Keynes has a lot of fantastic places you can visit icluding Milton Keynes Museum and MK Gallery, The Stables and Bletchley Park, arts centres or extensive parks managed by The Parks Trust.
Running for a charity gives you additional motivation and will increase your focus on those long winter nights and when the training gets tough. Every charity will offer you incentives to help you reach your fundraising goals, as well as invaluable support and advice in the lead up to and on your big day.
MK Half marathon, relay, Rocket 5km & Superhero Fun Run.
The MK Marathon starts from one of the fabulous Milton Keynes landmarks, the stadiumMK. The first 5 miles are on wide roads and tree lined boulevards, giving runners a chance to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy some enthusiastic spectator support. From here you'll explore all of Milton Keyne's beauty spots before heading back for a victory lap of stadium MK at the finish.
The majority of the MK Marathon route is incredibly green and scenic. It includes beautiful parks and lakes, picturesque villages and the canal towpath, and offers a truly spectacular experience for all runners.
Click here to view a large version of the route map.
Secure your charity place and fundraise for your chosen cause - choose a charity below to get started.
No one should have to face cancer alone.
Macmillan Cancer Support wants to make sure no one has to face cancer alone. A cancer diagnosis can change everything, so we're here to help you with anything from money worries to advice about work, healthcare options to just needing someone to talk to. We're a constant source of support to people affected by cancer and their families and carers.
As treatments improve, more and more people are living with cancer in their daily lives. We fund specialist health care professionals and build cancer care centres to help provide cutting edge support.
We rely completely on our supporters to help us make sure that people facing the toughest fight of their lives don't have to do it alone.
Registered no: 261017.
We are the cancer prevention experts
World Cancer Research Fund (WCRF UK) is committed to cancer prevention through a healthy diet, nutrition and weight management. We provide people with the information they need to reduce their cancer risk and we were the first charity to link diet and cancer. Over the last 25 years we have made huge steps forward with our cancer prevention research, linking lifestyle factors to cancer risk. We are mostly funded by donations from the general public.
Registered no: 1000739.
There are 2 ways to secure your place in Milton Keynes Marathon.
Secure your place at the start line with one of our charity partners.
Click here for the full selection of charity places.
Places are available direct from the event organiser - just pay your entry fee and you're in!
If you would like any help or advice, please contact our helpdesk.