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Welcome to Active Leisure Events

The home of the multi award winning and UK's Best Marathon Up To 5,000 Runners 2018 & 2019, the MBNA Chester Marathon. One of the UK's longest running and award winning half marathons, the Essar Chester Half Marathon, and the award winning sell-out City Centre ALDI Chester 10K.

Our 2021 Events & The Chester Triple

When things settle down, we will back in 2021 for our best ever events! Our future race dates are:

ALDI Chester 10K - 14th March 2021
Essar Chester Half Marathon  - 16th May 2021
MBNA Chester Marathon & Metric Marathon - 3rd October 2021

The Chester Triple is back for 2021 and the extra medal will be the perfect reward for running and completing three events with us in 2021.

Run and complete the Aldi Chester 10K (6.2 miles), the Essar Chester Half Marathon (13.1 miles) and either the MBNA Chester Marathon (26.2 miles) or Metric Marathon (26.2 km) in 2020 and you'll receive one of our fantastic Chester Triple Medals.

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.

Check out our inspirational video to see what you could experience when running with us in Chester!

MBNA Chester Marathon and Metric 2019
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Lapland challenge

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