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Welcome to Active Leisure Events

The home of the multi award winning MBNA Chester Marathon and the North West's largest half marathon.

Our events for  2017 are the MBNA Chester Marathon (26.2 miles) & Metric Marathon (26.2 km) and the Chester Half Marathon (13.1 miles). 

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.

2016 Marathons
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Marathon partnership gets Olympic seal of approval

A charity partnership between the MBNA Chester Marathon and Claire House Children’s Hospice is being backed by Olympic cham…


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