Fireworks 5k

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Join Enigma Running in this intimate 5k run around the tranquil setting of Caldecotte Lake. This wide pathway route is the ideal event for your next crisp autumn run. Reach the finish to collect a bespoke firework-themed finisher's medal.
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5k
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Sun, 7 Nov 2021
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Milton Keynes, United Kingdom
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Where and when
Location
Premier Inn Milton Keynes South hotel, The Caldecotte, Pub and Grill, Lakeside Grove, Milton Keynes MK7 8HP, UK
Start times
Sun, 7 Nov 2021
5k:
11:00am
Races summary
Here's what races are available for Fireworks 5k
5k
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5km
Route
1 Loop
£12.50
Route information
This lapped route is mapped around the scenic Caldecotte Lake, giving runners a tranquil waterfront view on their crisp autumnal run.
Runners will run along the paths that hug Caldecotte lake. The pathways are mostly wide hard gravel, with a bike/walking surface. There are also several short parts of concrete and a few yards of grass/mud trail.
What's included
  • Bespoke firework-themed finisher's medal
  • Timekeeper
  • Race referee
  • Parking
  • Water stations
  • Nibbles
  • Cheers of encouragement
Train
How to get there
Premier Inn Milton Keynes South hotel, The Caldecotte, Pub and Grill, Lakeside Grove, Milton Keynes MK7 8HP, UK
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By Car
The start location is 150 yards off of the A5, and 3 miles from M1. Look out for a windmill to guide you in the right direction.
Parking
There is a large car park at the Caldecotte Arms and Furzton, which is within a few yards of the start/finish. It is strongly encouraged to car share where possible so participants of this event do not take up too many spaces for non-running customers.
By Train
Bow Brickhill station is the closest train station to start location, situated at a 20 minute walk away.
Milton Keynes Central is approximately 4.1 miles away. Participants who arrive at this train station can ride the number 11 bus (towards Caldecotte) from the station, alighting at the stop Walton Park Roundabout North. The start location is a short 12 minute walk from there.
Event day logistics
10:50 Mandatory race briefing
11:00 5k race starts
Race Pack
You must collect your race pack on the morning of the event. It can be collected from Race HQ, situated inside the Caldecotte Arms at Caldecotte. Please pick up your race pack at least 20 minutes before the scheduled race start.
Age Restrictions
You must be at least 18 years old on the day of the event to participate in this race.
Water Station
There will be a water station available, providing water and nibbles. Runners are welcome to leave their own drinks at this station, though it is recommended to label your bottle.
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Marathon Half Marathon & Ultra marathon running events. Sponsored by Team Buff & the ultramarathon running store I organise social friendly traffic free marathons half marathons & the occasional Ultra in the Milton Keynes / Bedfordshire area.
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Spectator Info
Spectators are strongly encouraged to help cheer on the runners.
Backpack
Kit List
Please wear suitable clothing and footwear for outdoor running. Road running shoes are worn by most participants of previous races. It is always best to be prepared for cold and/or wet weather, so it is recommended to bring waterproof clothing also.
FAQ's
Do you have secure baggage facilities at the Fireworks 5k event?
No, there will not be a secure bag drop. You may leave your bags at the start/finish as there will always be someone present, although the security of your belongings is not guaranteed. It is strongly recommended to leave your belongings in your car, with valuables kept out of sight.
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Can I leave personal drinks at the drinks station for the Fireworks 5k race?
Yes, feel free to leave any personal drinks at the water stations, though you may want to label it so you know which drink is yours. Enigma Running are not responsible for runners drinking the wrong drinks.
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Are there any roads to cross on the route for the Fireworks 5k?
No, there are no roads to cross on the route.
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Where shall I park this the Fireworks 5k event?
There is a large car park at the Caldecotte Arms and Furzton. It's within a few yards of the start/finish. It is strongly encouraged to car share where possible so participants of this event do not take up too many spaces for non-running customers.
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Can I wear headphones/earphones during the Fireworks 5k race?
Yes, the courses are traffic free. Though please be aware that you are running on public footpaths with the general public so make sure that you pay attention to people, children on bikes, wildlife and so on.
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