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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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England Athletics chooses MBNA Chester Marathon for first Age Group Marathon

The organisers of the MBNA Chester Marathon are “over the moon” that their race on Sunday 8 October 2017 has been selected …


Local event raising in excess of half a million pounds for charity

The organisers of the MBNA Chester Marathon have announced they expect the final tally raised by runners of the event held …


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