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Medway Mile

medway mile 2014 logoThe Medway Mile is the largest mass participation sports event staged in Medway.

Established in 2007 to mark the countdown to the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympics, the Mile has become hugely successful and a landmark event on Medway’s calendar.

The 10th anniversary event

The 10th anniversary Medway Mile 2017 event will take place on Friday, 21 July 2017 and celebrate all the best moments of the last 10 years of this popular community event.

The one-mile route allows people walk, jog and run around historic Rochester weaving through the picturesque town and High Street before ending within the grounds of Rochester Castle.

Medway Mile 2017
Time Schedule Detail
5pm Event Opens Take on the Decathlon of Sporting activities
5.15pm Medway Schools Mile parade Invited Schools
5.30pm Children's Races Register on arrival at the event
6.45pm The Official Mascot Race 2017 Book your place now at medwaysport@medway.gov.uk
7.15pm Competitive Adult Race (16+yrs) Register now - race for sub 8 minute mile athletes
7.45pm Mass Participation warm up Get ready for the big event
8pm The Medway Mile 2017 Pre registration now open for mass event
8.45pm The 10th Anniversary Celebrations Music, entertainment and refreshments
9.30pm Fireworks Finale Filling the sky with a spectacular display over the river

Pre registration is limited for this event and secures your commemorative t-shirt which can be pre-collected in July.

In this celebrative year we will be offering participants that attend all three of our events, including Big Splash and Big Ride, a commemorative interlocking medal in appreciation of your support for our Medway sporting legacy programmes.

We need your help! What one word sums up the Medway Mile for you? Email medwaysport@medway.gov.uk or tweet us your suggestions using #MedwayMile and they could be incorporated into the design of this year's souvenir t-shirt.

Get into running

Whether your new to jogging, returning to exercise or wanting to run more frequently Running is great fun, can give you a fantastic sense of freedom as well as keeping you fit and active. 

Medway Mile startline 2013Medway Mile 2013 fireworksCheerleading at Medway Mile