Elite runners are invited to apply to enter the race as part of our Elite start.
To be eligible to run as an elite in the 2024 Essar Chester Half Marathon, you need to have achieved the following times since 1st January 2023:
- Men sub 1:15
- Women sub 1:30
Elites who have run faster than 1:07 (men), 1:20 (women) since 1st January 2023 will qualify for a free place. To apply for an elite place please email Linda with details of your qualifying time and a link to results on the race organiser's website.
For our elite runners we are offering the following package
- Front pen for elites at the start of the race
- Pre-race elite athletes area near to the starting line
- Dedicated toilets
- Pre race nutrition
All athletes are eligible for our cash prizes.
Vincent Boit in 2015
Amanda Crook in 2013
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|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|
|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|