Milton Keynes Marathon & Half Marathon
Date:Monday 07 May 2018
Time:10am
Place:Milton Keynes
For more info:http://mkmarathon.com/
Details:Consistently ranked in the top 10 UK marathons, an
AIMS/IAAF Grade A certified race, with BARR Gold
accreditation for outstanding race management and an
amazing stadiumMK finish.

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 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 our runners.
Previous HRR results:2003, 2006, 2007, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018
Entered by: Andrew Smith

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