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Event Cancellation Announcement!

It is with regret and a heavy heart, that we announce the cancellation of our remaining 2020 events; the Essar Chester Half Marathon scheduled for the 20th September and the MBNA Chester Marathon/Metric Marathon scheduled for the 4th October and the 2020 Chester Triple. Our overriding priority is the safety and health of our runners, staff, contractors, volunteers, spectators, local community and society as a whole. It’s clear that staging two, large scale, mass participation events this year would be inappropriate.

To read our full statement, please click here.

Runners registered for both events will be contacted by email on the 17th July confirming the cancellation and outlining the next steps regarding refunds, deferrals and other options available to them.

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

When things settle down, our future race events and dates are:

Essar Chester Half Marathon - 20th September 2020
MBNA Chester Marathon & Metric Marathon - 4th October 2020
ALDI Chester 10K - 14th March 2021

The Chester Triple is running in 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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