MAD 5K Challenge

At a glance

The MAD 5K Challenge is a run which takes place at Millbrook’s proving ground in the UK – across the Hill Route and the Off-Road course. Normally, this is where the toughest vehicles are tested!

MAD 5K Challenge at Millbrook Proving Ground in 2019 - Help for Heroes charity run
MAD 5K Challenge at Millbrook Proving Ground in 2019 - Help for Heroes charity run
Help for Heroes charity runner - MAD 5K Challenge at Millbrook Proving Ground in 2019

How to Join the MAD 5K Challenge

Unfortunately the 2020 MAD 5K Challenge has been cancelled, due to the current climate.

The MAD 5K Challenge provides many people an opportunity to come together to raise funds for an excellent charity and a unique, fun way to improve fitness. The next event will be planned and advertised in due course.

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MAD 5K Challenge at Millbrook Proving Ground in 2019 - Help for Heroes charity run

The MAD 5K Challenge is organised in support of Help for Heroes.

MAD 5K Challenge at Millbrook Proving Ground in 2019 - Help for Heroes charity run

Over 250 people complete the course.

Help for Heroes charity runners - MAD 5K Challenge at Millbrook Proving Ground in 2019

The route includes our 7%, 14% and, finally, 21% incline.

MAD 5K Challenge at Millbrook Proving Ground in 2019 - Help for Heroes charity run

After that, the participants have to tackle two steep sand dunes and run through a wading pond towards the finish.