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Welcome to Active Leisure Events

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

Our events for  2016 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.

There will be no Sport in The Port Event in 2016.  We are working hard and hoping to bring the event back for 2017.  Previous Sport in the Port race results can be seen by here 10k results   5k results.

2015 Marathons
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Wanted - bands on the run


The organisers of the Essar Chester 2016 Half Marathon are offering local bands the chance to get involved in the event wh…


Essar takes up the Chester Half Marathon Baton

It was announced today that Essar Oil UK (Ltd) is to become the new title sponsor of the North West’s most popular Half Mar…


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