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The MK5K Race Series

A 1-lap 5K course taking place bi-monthly throughout 2023. How will you progress throughout the year?

The MK5K Race Series is a 1-lap course taking place Bi-monthly on the 1st Tuesday of each month. The dates for each race are below.

  • Tuesday 7th February
  • Tuesday 4th April
  • Tuesday 6th June
  • Tuesday 1st August
  • Tuesday 3rd October
  • Tuesday 5th December

The series will start and finish at Willen Lake, Milton Keynes near the Events Lawn. During the winter months, October and December, the race will be a night run and therefore head-torch compulsory. 

Entries start from £10 + booking fee. 

Why Run the MK5K?

  • Fully signed route
  • Bespoke wooden medal (which is different for each race)
  • Chip timing and online results
  • Track your progress in each race
  • Medical Support
  • 1-lap course

If you want to race a longer distance then we are also running the MK10K race series. This will occur bi-monthly beginning in January and running until the end of 2023.

The Route and Parking

The MK5K race series will take place at Willen Lake near the Events Lawn.

There is ample parking at Willen Lake which is pay on arrival.

Please visit the Willen Lake website for more information on Parking.

Event Information

Race packs will need to be collected on the day from the registration tent at the venue. Registration will be open from 5pm.

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

The race will start at 6pm and has a cut-off of 1hr (19:00).

About a week before the event an Athlete Guide will be emailed to you with all the event info you will need. It will also contain a written race briefing. 

Any last-minute briefings will be given to you on the day.


Willen Lake, V10 Brickhill, Street, Milton Keynes, MK15 0DS

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Medal reveal!!

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