Essar Chester Half Marathon - Sunday 19th May 2024

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19 May 2024 09:00

Essar Chester Half Marathon - Sunday 19th May 2024

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The 2024 race will take place on the 19th May, entries are open. Enter Here.

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The Chester Half is one of the UK’s longest established and most highly regarded half marathons, starting and finishing in the historic Roman/Medieval international destination city of Chester. Enter early to enjoy our discounted prices.

As runners ourselves, we are passionate about delivering what for us, would be the perfect race; a premier quality, competitively priced race which caters for the needs of runners of all abilities and speeds, combined with friendliness and personal touches which are unique to us.

The predominately flat city and rural race route will be run entirely on closed roads. The Essar Chester Half Marathon is one of the events in our Chester Triple series - run all three for a Chester Triple medal!

With our web site packed with all the information you need about the race, our free monthly paced training runs, seminars and team of race day pace runners, we are here for you, to help you achieve your goals and enjoy the race day experience.

2024 will see us host a qualifier for the England Athletics & Welsh Athletics Age Group Masters Half Marathon Championship, more details on how you can qualify can be found here.

Race day will also include the 1 mile Fun Run.

Our title sponsor Essar are transforming for tomorrow and delivering the UK’s first low carbon refinery just up the road from the race. With over £2.4bn of committed investment, and over 1500 highly skilled people all committed to delivering energy transition, Essar is on track to deliver for the North West’s environment, economy and community.

Join the increasing number of runners, participating in the Chester Half Marathon for charity. This can either be with our official race charity the West Cheshire Food Bank or your own cherished cause. Visit our Charity page here.

Please read on through the web site for more information and to enter the race.  If you have any questions that are not covered by the web site or our FAQ’s please don’t hesitate to contact us.

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2022 Essar Chester Half Marathon
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Race Record

Men

1:02:21
Vincent Boit in 2015

Women

1:14:32
Amanda Crook in 2013

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2023 Results.

Men
1st Andrew Hayes (Hallamshire Harriers) 1:05:52
2nd Scott Overall (Blackheath & Bromley Harriers) 1:06:28
3rd Ed Shepherd (Woodford Green AC) 1:06:59
Women
1st Tracy Barlow (Thames Valley Harriers) 1:15:19
2nd Abigail Howarth (Vale Royal AC) 1:19:40
3rd Kelly Edwards (Leamington Cycling & AC) 1:20:05
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