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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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Half Marathon Free Seminar packs 'em in

It was standing room only today (08.02.15) at Total Fitness as a record number of athletes turned up for our seminar to la…


Record prize fund for Chester Half Marathon

The 2015 Chester Half Marathon prize fund is the biggest cash prize fund yet!  There's also a bonus up for grabs for breakin…


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