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Welcome to Active Leisure Events

The home of the multi award winning MBNA Chester Marathon and one of the UK's longest running half marathons.

Our future events are the Chester 10K (6.2 miles), the Essar Chester 2018 Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and the MBNA Chester 2018 Marathon (26.2 miles) & Metric Marathon (26.2 km).

Please click on the tabs or links to take you through to our races. All our races are organised under UKA rules, and measured by the Association of UK Course Measurers and our licences and certificates are here.

Essar Chester 2017 Half Marathon
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Record turnout for MBNA Chester Marathon


5,000 runners, 20,000 spectators and some impressive racing performances this weekend proved that the 2018 MBNA Chester …


Aldi takes on the Chester 10k

Award winning supermarket joins forces with award winning race organisers.

Aldi UK's Jo Harding and Sarah Kelly (centre) at …


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