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The Essar Chester 2020 Half Marathon is postponed to 20th September - please read here.

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 sell-out City Centre ALDI Chester 10K.

Our Future Events & The Chester Triple

Our 2020 race events and dates are:

ALDI Chester 10K - 8th March
Essar Chester Half Marathon - 20th September 
MBNA Chester Marathon & Metric Marathon - 4th October

Don't miss out - we expect these events to sell out so don't leave it too late to enter.

The Chester Triple is returning for 2020 and the extra medal will be the perfect reward for running and completing three events with us in 2020.

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.

MBNA Chester Marathon and Metric Marathon 2019
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