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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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Marathon effort as thousands compete in MBNA Chester Marathon

“Unbelievable weekend” sees MBNA Chester Marathon, MBNA Metric Marathon and MBNA Mini Marathon attract almost 5,000 entrants …


AfterShokz signs up as official race partner

Active Leisure Events has agreed a new race partnership with leading sports headphone company AfterShokz.

AfterShokz Sport…


  • MBNA
  • Lexus Chester
  • Total Fitness
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