Essar Chester Half Marathon - Sunday 15th May 2022

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15 May 2022 09:00

Essar Chester Half Marathon - Sunday 15th May 2022

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Information for Residents - 2021

We want to minimise disruption for residents on race day. Here is some information to help you get about during the race.

You won't be able to drive on roads that are closed. You can see detail about the route and road closures below.

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If you live on the route and will need to leave by car during the road closure we advise that you move your car before the closure starts. If you live off the route you will need to avoid the closed roads, here is some advice for residents.

If you live off Sealand Road

Access to Sealand Road towards Chester will be available except for a twenty to thirty minute period from 08:55, while the runners leave the Chester Racecourse. If you need to leave your house towards Chester we recommend that you leave before 08:55 or after 09:25. 

If you live in the Garden Quarter or Blacon

Cheyney Road, Stadium Way, Bouverie Street, Raymond Street, Canal Street and Garden Lane are closed until 13:00. Cars parked on West Lorne Street, Chichester Street or roads connecting these will be able to drive to the George & Dragon to exit. There will be no exit for cars parked in the Garden Lane car park as runners will be on the road.

Cars parked west of the canal will be able to exit via Sealand Road up to the A550 and Two Mills.

Access via Sealand Road from Blacon into Chester will be available except for a twenty to thirty minute period from 08:55, while the runners leave the Chester Racecourse. Access from Chester towards Blacon will not be available via Sealand Road between 07:30 and 10:00.

If you live in Mollington

Parkgate Road through Mollington will be closed from 08:30 to 13:00, and roads in Mollington closed from 08:30 to 12:00. Well Lane and Station Road will be closed from 08:30 to 11:00, but we will endeavour to provide residents access to the A41 after 10:10.

If you live in Saughall

From 8:30 until 13:00 Parkgate Road will be closed. Access and exit via Sealand Road to North Wales and the Wirral is available at all times. Access via Sealand Road from Saughall into Chester will be available except for a twenty to thirty minute period from 08:55, while the runners leave the Chester Racecourse. Access from Chester towards Saughall available via Sealand Road will be restricted between 07:30 and 10:00.

Access to/from Ellesmere Port and the Wirral

Please use Liverpool Road and A41 to travel between Ellesmere Port/Wirral and Chester. After 10:00 it is also possible to use Sealand Road and the A550 to get to Two Mills junction and continue north from there.

Race Record

Men

1:02:21
Vincent Boit in 2015

Women

1:14:32
Amanda Crook in 2013

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2021 Results.

Men
1st Jonathan Escalante-Phillips (Cambridge & Coleridge AC) 1:06:36
2nd Charlie Hulson (Liverpool Harriers & AC) 1:07:03
3rd Daniel Jarvis (Bedford & County AC) 1:07:09
Women
1st Tracy Barlow (Thames Valley Harriers) 1:20:13
2nd Kirsty Longley (Liverpool Pembroke & Sefton H AC) 1:20:20
3rd Sarah Hunter (Ackworth Road Runners) 1:20:31
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