This 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.

  • 5pm onwards
  • Rochester

Medway Mile

The 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.


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
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

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.

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