MBNA Chester Marathon - 6th October 2024

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06 Oct 2024 09:00

MBNA Chester Marathon - 6th October 2024

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Congratulations to all those who finished the 2023 race - provisional results can be found here!

The 2024 MBNA Chester Marathon Returns on 6th October


We are looking forward to the 14th MBNA Chester Marathon and hope that you choose to run with us. ENTER HERE.

The sell out event and the 6th largest marathon in the UK, multi-award winning and 3x time winner of the UK's Best Marathon, as well as the UK’s only international marathon from the historic Roman/Medieval international destination City of Chester will return 6th October 2024. 

We will once again host the England Athletics Age Group Masters Marathon Championship this year, more details on how you can qualify can be found here.

We're a qualifying race for the Abbott WMM Age Group World Championships! Check out how it works here.

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 MBNA Chester Marathon is the final event in our Chester Triple series - run three for a Chester Triple medal!

With our website 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.

Thanks to the dedication and enthusiastic support of our team and 700 volunteers, combined with feedback from runners and the backing of many we are proud that we hold the The Running Awards' Gold award for Best Marathon (under 5000 entrants).  Runner’s World runners have previously voted us the UK’s best marathon and best road marathon.  

Race day will also include the 26.2km MBNA Chester Metric Marathon and the MBNA Chester Mini-Marathon.

Join the increasing number of runners, participating in the Chester Marathon for charity. This can either be with our race charity Hope House Hospice based in North Wales 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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Good times!


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Race Record

The route is renowned for being fast and largely flat – more than 70% of our runners achieve PBs!


David Bishop in 2022


Julie Briscoe in 2013

2022 Marathon Results

1st David Bishop (Darby Athletic Club) 2:20:26
2nd Thomas Charles (Chorlton Runners) 2:22:58
3rd Jack Nixon (Saint Edmund Pacers) 2:22:58
1st Sarah Webster (Northern (Isle of Man) AC) 2:44:34
2nd Annabel Granger (Bristol & West AC) 2:47:29
3rd Sarah Holt (The Stragglers Running Club) 2:47:56
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As with all such events, our events would not be possible without the help of a huge team of volunteers.

Find out more.