Medway Mile 2012

sparkyThis year's spectacular event will take place during the evening of Friday, 27 July in Rochester Castle Gardens.

Thousands of people are expected to once again take part in the children's, adult and mass family race around Rochester.

The Castle Gardens will then be transformed into an official London 2012 Community Live Site, complete with a big screen for everyone to watch the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Games and to celebrate together the arrival of the Games in London in our own carnival atmosphere.

Sign up online to register and secure your place in The Medway Mile 2012

Medway Mile event timetable

5pm Medway Mile Opening Ceremony
5.30pm Children's Races
6.30pm The Official Mascot Race
6.45pm Competitive Race - Adults (16+yrs)
7.10pm Mass Participation Warm Up with British Military Fitness
7.30pm The Medway Mile 2012

Medway Mile 2011 Childrens Race

5.30pm The Children's Race

Sign up for the Mile and you can enter into the castle children's race on the day.
Five to seven-year-olds - 50m sprint races
Eight to 11-year-olds - 300m races

Medway Mile 2011 mascot raceMedway Mile 2011 Adult Race


6.30pm The Mascot Race

If you want to sign up your company/charity or sports club official mascot for this race please email to book a place.

6.45pm Competitive Race  - Adult only (16+years)

The current world record times officially recorded for a Mile race are 3:43.13 minutes for the men's and 4:12.56 minutes for the women's.


7.30pm The Medway Mile 2012

The mass participation fun run attracts thousands of joggers and walkers of every age, size and ability.