Congratulations to all those who ran the 2018 race. Results can be found here and race photos will be on Marathon-Photos.com.
The Roman and Medieval city of Chester is an international destination city, and has much to offer visitors, including the Roman walls and amphitheatre, shopping on its unique split-level Rows dating from the Middle Ages, the famous Eastgate Clock and museums. On the outskirts of the City are the massive Cheshire Oaks Designer Outlet, Chester Zoo and the Blue Planet Aquarium.
The race starts at the city centre Chester Racecourse. The fast and largely flat route will be run entirely on closed roads. Heading northwest out of the city on wide roads, runners will rapidly settle into the race, with plenty of support and music along the way. In the second half of the race the runners return to Chester for an unforgettable finish outside the Town Hall and Cathedral.
Drinks stations, with bottled water, will be every 2.5 to 3 miles. We'll also have bands, music and entertainment along the way to entertain the crowds and runners. I
There will be chip timing with splits at 10k, halfway, 10 miles and 20k, with social media athlete tracking so friends and family can follow your progress.
All finishers will receive a technical T-shirt, bespoke medal and a top quality goody bag.
Entries up to midnight 6th May 2018:
UKA affiliated £23
Non UKA affiliated £25
Early bird entry:
UKA affiliated: £33 until 31st December 2018
Non UKA affiliated: £35 until 31st December 2018
UKA affiliated: £35 until 31st March 2019
Non UKA affiliated: £37 until 31st March 2019
UKA affiliated: £37 from 1st April 2019
Non UKA affiliated: £39 from 1st April 2019
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And why should you have all the fun? Check out the Fun Run for your young supporters.
All our races are licensed by UK Athletics and run under their rules. To run the Essar Chester Half Marathon you must be at least 17 years old on race day.
You should find all the information you need on the web site and FAQ's. Please don't hesitate to contact us if you would like any additional information.
Vincent Boit in 2015
Amanda Crook in 2013
|1st||Phillip Matthews (Swansea Harriers)||1:07:59|
|2nd||Russell Bentley (Kent AC)||1:09:44|
|3rd||Alex Pilcher (Derby Athletic Club)||1:09:49|
|1st||Hayley Munn (Northampton Road Runners)||1:18:06|
|2nd||Amanda Crook (Southport Waterloo AC)||1:18:13|
|3rd||Kim Fawke (Lawley Running Club)||1:21:53|