Our annual community sporting events encourage you to get more active and lead healthy lifestyles. The 2 events are free to enter and include a range of family fun activities to include everyone on the day.

the big splash, the big ride and the medway mile events

The Medway Mile is one of the biggest community sporting events in Medway.

The free mass participation event brings together thousands of people every summer to:

  • complete the mass mile
  • get active together
  • try something new.

As well as the family mile, there is also:

  • a competitive adult race
  • children’s races
  • a mascot race
  • free sports activities and taster sessions
  • inflatables and other entertainment.

The Medway Mile 2024

The 2024 event will take place on Friday 12 July 2024 at Medway Park and surrounding areas in Gillingham.

Find out more about the Medway Mile and how to register.

The Big Splash is a celebration of all things water.

This year, it will take place at the Strand Lido in Gillingham on Saturday 15 June 2024.