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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 UK's number 1 marathon in 2012 and number 1 road marathon in 2013 (as voted by Runners World).

We are the organisers of the MBNA Chester Marathon (26.2 miles) & Metric Marathon (26.2 km), Chester Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and the Sport in The Port Events (10k, 5k & 1 mile).

Please click on the tabs or links to take you through to our races, on-line entry and to find out more about us, as well as how to become involved as volunteer, charity or supporter.

2014 Marathon Highlights
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Course record smashed as thousands compete in Chester Half Marathon

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 A new course record and a marriage proposal were among the highlights on Sunday as thousands of runners took part in th…

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Marathon effort to showcase city this Sunday

Chester city centre is gearing up to welcome tens of thousands of extra visitors – including 7,500 runners – this Sunday (17…

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