As with all such events, our events would not be possible without the help of a huge team of volunteers.

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Welcome to Active Leisure Events

The home of the multi award winning MBNA Chester Marathon and one of the UK's longest running half marathons.

Our future events are the Chester 10K (6.2 miles), the Essar Chester 2018 Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and the MBNA Chester 2018 Marathon (26.2 miles) & Metric Marathon (26.2 km).

Please click on the tabs or links to take you through to our races. All our races are organised under UKA rules, and measured by the Association of UK Course Measurers and our licences and certificates are here.

Essar Chester 2017 Half Marathon
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Local Race Gave Birth to an Angel

The MBNA Chester Marathon occupies a very special place in the heart of Adrienne Hall. It was instrumental in giving birth …


Women Runners Issue Challenge!

The girls are way out in front when it comes to entering the 2017 MBNA Chester Metric Marathon.  So where are all the men h…


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