Welcome to the 2021 Essar Chester Half Marathon!
We are looking forward to the 39th Essar Chester Half Marathon on 19th September 2021 and hope that you choose to run with us. ENTER HERE.
You can also take part in our 2021 event by Running Your Way. If you are not able to make the 19th September due to a race clash, injury or prior commitment, click here to enter the Run Your Way Essar Chester Half Marathon.
If you have already entered our physical event and would like to transfer to the Run Your Way event, please let us know by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org prior to race day, otherwise you will be treated as not starting the main race (DNS).
Covid-19 Race Entry Guarantee & Our Event Commitments
To provide you with some extra reassurance towards entering our 2021 event, we have created a COVID Race Entry Guarantee and a Covid-19 Event Commitments document which details what will happen if the event is cancelled and how we are planning for a Covid secure event, this can be read here.
We have a new, flatter route! Check it out here.
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 new flatter 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.
Race day will also include the 1 mile Fun Run.
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.
Chris & Andy
As with all such events, our events would not be possible without the help of a huge team of volunteers.Find out more.
Vincent Boit in 2015
Amanda Crook in 2013
Never miss our training runs or special offers!
|1st||Mohammad Rezeq (Altrincham & District AC)||1:04:28|
|2nd||Ben Fish (Blackburn Harriers & AC)||1:09:27|
|3rd||Simon Birch (Hinckley Running Club)||1:10:38|
|1st||Kirsty Longley (Liverpool, Pembroke & Sefton)||1:19:03|
|2nd||Julie Briscoe (Wakefield District H & AC)||1:19:47|
|3rd||Gemma Connolly (St Helens Sutton AC)||1:19:56|