Our annual community sporting events encourage you to get more active and lead healthy lifestyles. The 3 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 event is run in partnership with A Better Medway.

The next Big Splash will be held in 2022.

Follow our Medway Sport Facebook page for updates and information.

The Big Splash is a celebration of all things water. You can take part at any of our sports centre pools.

The free weekend of taster sessions and activities include:

  • synchronised swimming
  • diving
  • water-polo
  • lifeguarding
  • aqua fit
  • family pool parties
  • how to save a babies life in water demos
  • indoor triathlons.

You can also follow our Medway Council Twitter page.

The next Big Ride and Medway Cycling Festival is due to take place in June 2022.

Follow our Medway Sport Facebook page for updates and information.

The Big Ride is a family cycling event that is part of a 10 day programme of activities and rides aimed at getting more people active on 2 wheels.

You can also follow our Medway Council Twitter page.