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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 2020 Aldi Chester 10K (6.2 miles), the Essar Chester 2019 Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and the 2020 MBNA Chester 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 can be seen here.

MBNA Chester Marathon and Metric Marathon 2018
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Chester Marathon is a Champion Race!

The organisers of the 2019 MBNA Chester Marathon which is being held on Sunday 6 October, are delighted to be one of only eig…


Lapland challenge

“Have you got what it takes to run from Lapland to Chester?”

Northern Lights Children’s Charity, the official race charity o…


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