Aderire Milton Keynes Marathon
Welcome to the Milton Keynes Marathon and supporting events. There are so many reasons to love Milton Keynes. Our city is unlike any other. It’s designed for people who want more out of life. There’s so much to experience here and, best of all, everything is close at hand.
We’ve got world-famous shopping centres full of favourite stores, cosmopolitan bars and stylish restaurants. Sports facilities that bring extreme excitement to the heart of the city. Beautiful lakes and open spaces with miles of outdoor fun. A history and heritage that might surprise. One visit is never enough.
MK Marathon is an amazing experience! The route is lined with people cheering you on and there is such a friendly feel to it. It is a fantastic event, well organised in every respect, with friendly supportive marshals and an excellent medal. The start line is located at Saxon Street and finish of the event is based at the MK football stadium, home of Milton Keynes Dons F.C. It is notable for being very green and scenic while inside the city limits. Scenic route – wide city boulevards and numerous beautiful lakes, picturesque parks and even the meandering grand union canal.
Punti salienti del corso
The MK Marathon starts from one of our fabulous Milton Keynes landmarks, the stadiumMK. The first five miles are on wide roads and tree lined boulevards, giving runners a chance to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy some enthusiastic spectator support.
The marathon route then continues through picturesque Woughton-on-the-Green and Woolstone parishes, where the half marathoners split from the full marathon course at mile seven.
The marathon runners continue through the original Milton Keynes Village, renowned for it’s picture postcard thatched cottages and then on to enjoy the beauty of Willen Lake and the tranquility of the Peace Pagoda before looping back to join the meandering and historic grand union canal. The route will then take in St Andrews, a 13th Century church, before passing the Bradwell Windmill, built in 1810 at around mile 18.
The route continues west to Bancroft where it passes the remains of an ancient Roman Villa. Runners will then head south, following the brook, passing the famous Concrete Cows and then Bradwell Abbey, built in the 14th century.
The route follows the brook further south, through the fertile Loughton Valley Park, passing Lodge Lake and then Teardrop Lakes before heading back for a victory lap of the stadiumMK football pitch and that magical stadium finish!
The MK Half Marathon starts from one of our fabulous Milton Keynes landmarks, the stadiumMK. The first five miles are on wide roads and tree lined boulevards, giving runners a chance to soak up the atmosphere and enjoy some enthusiastic spectator support.
The half marathon route then continues through picturesque Woughton-on-the-Green and Woolstone parishes, where the half marathoners split from the full marathon course at mile seven.
At mile seven, the half marathon route bears right into the lush Ouzel Valley following the beautiful, meandering River Ouzel onto first Walton Lake, one of the richest spots in Milton Keynes to enjoy wildlife, and then onto the very picturesque Caldecotte Lake. The route then heads west to Ashland with it’s wondeful wetlands, before following Saxon Street back for a victory lap of the stadiumMK football pitch and that magical stadium finish!
Mappa del percorso
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