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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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Innospec on board to support Essar Chester 2017 Half Marathon

It was announced today that Innospec is to become an associate sponsor of the North West’s most popular Half Marathon.  



Steve Sets The Pace

Question: What do you do if you’ve achieved virtually all your goals?

Answer:  You help others to do the same!

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