The Mk Autumn run weekend 2022

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Saturday 1st and Sunday 2nd October 2022


The Events Plateau

Campbell Park

Milton Keynes



From £10 + booking fee


about the event

BCS Events are happy to announce the Milton Keynes Autumn Run weekend will return on Saturday 1st – Sunday 2nd October 2022 at Campbell Park.

The weekend will include 4 events!

  • The Run for Willen 5K (1st October)
  • The MK10K (1st October)
  • The MK Autumn Half Marathon (2nd October)
  • The MK Autumn Marathon (2nd October)

All finishers will receive a bespoke metal MK Autumn Run medal and a goodie bag!

We really hope you can join us in what will be a fab weekend of running, racing and raising a lot of money for our two charity partners Willen Hospice and Samuel’s Charity.

Check out each section below for more information on each event!

events / distances

saturday 1st october


A family friendly 5k for all to enjoy and the best part? 25% of your entry fee will go straight to Willen Hospice! 

The more the merrier for this race, run with your friends, your dogs, your buggies!

This 5k will have a cut off time of 1hr 30 mins and is a 1 lap course.

Entries start from just £10, and all ages are welcome!

MK10K – 14:30

 A cash prize for the top 3 male and female runners is up for grabs in this race, so you better lace up those running shoes!

The MK10K is UKA affiliated meaning anyone is open to take part, but following UKA rules, there can be no dogs, pram/buggies or children below 15 years of age.

The 10K is a two-lap course. There is also a timed hill climb to make the race a little more interesting. 

Prices start from £22 (Non-affiliated) and £20 (Affiliated).

sunday 2nd october


Feel like getting 13.1 miles under your belt? 

A scenic 1-lap course around Milton Keynes, the highlight of which is the ancient church of Stanton Low. The half marathon is UKA affiliated with aid stations every 3 miles (3, 6, 9 and 13 miles).

The race has a 6 hour cut off (15:00 finish).

Prices start from £26 (Non-Affiliated) and £24 (Affiliated).



The #NotLondon Marathon will be UKA afiliated and a 2-lap course.

The race has a cut off time of 15:00 (7 hours).

There will be aid stations at every 3 miles for you to refuel – 3, 6, 9, 13, 16, 19 and Finish line. 

Prices start from £34 (Non-Affiliated) and £32 (Affiliated) and £80 for relay teams. 

What’s Included

  • Toilets
  • Fully marked route with marshals on course
  • Medical support on course
  • Chip timing
  • Online results
  • Official race photography
  • Awesome metal evet medal
  • Aid/refill stations every 5km. 
  • Goodie Bag
  • We realise not everybody would like a T-shirt, and so we will be lowering the cost of entry so those that wish to purchase an optional finisher’s T-shirt may do so!

COVID-19 Measures

Race packs will be posted out prior to the event, however we will have a registration tent at the venue where you can collect a new race pack should yours not arrive before the day.

We ask that athletes wear the appropriate face coverings when collecting their race packs from registration and respect social distance guidelines when around the venue.

If you begin to feel unwell leading up to the event please get in touch at info@big-cow.com so we can discuss entry your options with you.

car parking


We know how important it is for volunteers to be part of our events – you’re crucial in building an awesome events atmosphere and supporting runners along the way.

Volunteer for  one of the events on Saturday and run the other for free! For example, if you volunteer for the Run for Willen 5K, you can run the MK10K at 14:30 for free and visa versa.

To register your interest and volunteer at this event, please fill in the form below!

Register your interest to volunteer for the Run for Willen 5k and MK10K.

If you volunteer for the MK Autumn Half Marathon and Marathon all volunteers will receive the following:
– Crew T-Shirt
– Milton Keynes Autumn Run Coaster
– Lunch on the day

Register your interest to volunteer for the Marathon and Half Marathon.

official training partenr

media sponsor

Runna is the UK’s #1 rated running coaching app that provides personalised training plans to help you reach your goal. We’ve partnered with them to help you arrive at the start line ready to run and have the best chance of getting that new PB!

All of their plans are fully personalised, adapt around your running ability and schedule, and sync with fitness watches too. They’ve also just had British Olympian Steph Davis join their coaching team to get you in the best possible shape ahead of race day!

To get your first week free and 20% off your first month of training, use code BCS20. See you at the start line!

MKFM is the local radio station for Milton Keynes providing a mainstream service with all the latest news, weather and travel for the area.

Broadcasting live daily from Stadium MK, MKFM supports the community in a number of ways including support for charities and local business.

During the pandemic MKFM became the most listened to station locally with over 395,000 unique users visiting MKFM.com each month. With the biggest social media platform in Milton Keynes, MKFM provides a number of services for businesses including radio and digital media.

Find out more about MKFM and how they help local organisations on their website here.

 MKFM is proud to support BCS events in 2022.

Check out our Interview with the MK Autumn Run Race Director and BCS Events MC – Kevin and Heather – HERE!

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