MBNA Chester Marathon - Sunday 2nd October 2016. Early Bird entries open!

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MBNA Chester Marathon

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02 Oct 2016 09:00

MBNA Chester Marathon - Sunday 2nd October 2016. Early Bird entries open!

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  • Lexus Chester
  • Big Storage
  • MBNA
  • Total Fitness
  • Chester West & Cheshire
  • MBNA

Elite Athletes

For our elite runners we are offering the following package:

  • Pre-race elite athletes marquee 
  • Pre race water & isotonic drinks
  • Dedicated toilets by the elites marquee
  • Front pen for elites at the start of the race
  • Transfer of baggage from elites marquee to main baggage storage ready for collection
  • Post race buffet in the elites marquee

To be eligible to run as an elite you need to have achieved the following times since 1st January 2014:

• Men sub 2:45
• Women sub 3:15

To apply for an elite place please email Linda with details of your qualifying time and a link to results on the race organiser's website.

Elites who have run faster than 2:30 (men) 3:00 (women) since 1st January 2014 will qualify for a free place.

We are a race organised by runners and are determined to deliver a race which will maintain its reputation as the UK's favourite marathon.

Course Record

The route is renowned for being fast and largely flat – more than 70% of 2014 runners achieved PBs!


Marius Ionescu in 2014


Julie Briscoe in 2013

2014 Marathon Results

1st Marius Ionescu (Altrincham and District Athletics) 2:21:25
2nd Matt Adcock (Hermitage Harriers) 2:28:08
3rd Thomas Beedell (Woodford Green AC) 2:28:54
1st Cath Stibbs (Kent AC) 2:53:28
2nd Melissah Gibson 2:55:09
3rd Catherine Lee (Westbury Harriers) 2:56:40
See all results


As with all such events, our events would not be possible without the help of a huge team of volunteers.

Find out more.