MBNA Chester Marathon - 2nd October 2022

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02 Oct 2022 09:00

MBNA Chester Marathon - 2nd October 2022

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Elite Athletes

Note: the package below may change due to coronavirus, to ensure safety of runners, volunteers and staff.

For our elite runners we are offering the following package:

  • Pre-race elite athletes marquee 
  • Pre race water & isotonic drinks
  • Dedicated toilets by the elites marquee
  • Front pen for elites at the start of the race
  • Transfer of baggage from elites marquee to main baggage storage ready for collection
  • Post race buffet in the elites marquee

To be eligible to run as an elite in 2021 you need to have achieved the following times since 1st January 2019:

• Men sub 2:45
• Women sub 3:15

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.

Elites who have run faster than 2:30 (men) 3:00 (women) since 1st January 2019 will qualify for a free place.

All athletes are eligible for our cash prizes.

We are a race organised by runners and are determined to deliver a race which will maintain its reputation as the UK's favourite marathon.

MBNA Chester Marathon & Metric Marathon 2019 Official Video
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Course Record

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

Men

2:21:25
Marius Ionescu in 2014

Women

2:40:26
Julie Briscoe in 2013

2021 Marathon Results

Men
1st Michael Young (West Cheshire AC) 2:27:32
2nd Joseph Turner (Cambridge & Coleridge AC) 2:28:47
3rd Tomos Roberts (Meirionnydd RC) 2:33:45
Women
1st Melissah Gibson (Ealing Eagles RC) 2:48:44
2nd Keely Smith (West Cheshire AC) 2:58:29
3rd Alison Taylor 2:59:19
See all results

Volunteer

As with all such events, our events would not be possible without the help of a huge team of volunteers.

Find out more.