MBNA Chester Metric Marathon - 6th October 2024

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06 Oct 2024 10:10

MBNA Chester Metric Marathon - 6th October 2024

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Training Runs & Plans

Training runs

Our training runs for the marathon will be announced later in 2024.

If you are interested in joining us at our scheduled 2024 10K or Half Marathon training runs, the dates are below.

7th Jan  - 3 -5 miles

4th Feb -  4 – 7 miles

3th March - 6 – 9 miles

7th April - 10 – 11 miles

5th May - 12 – 13 miles

Why not come along and join us? We'll have a range of pace runner led groups and everybody is welcome. 

These free training runs give runners the opportunity to run with others and chat about their training, gaining valuable advice, tips and encouragement as we prepare for the MBNA Chester 10K in March, the Essar Chester Half Marathon in May and the MBNA Chester Marathon & Metric Marathon in October.  

We usually meet at The Little Roodee Car Park* CH1 1SL ready to run at 9am. 
It's a traffic free route out and back along the river path. We will release more information about the runs closer to the time. 

*parking charges do apply here but there are lots of places to park nearby.

Training plans
Our suggested training plans for 2023  were:

Marathon novice
Marathon improver
Metric marathon



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Course Record


Charlie Hulson in 2018


Elizabeth Renondeau in 2021

2023 Results

1st Thomas Charles (Chorlton Runners) 1:27:52
2nd Michael Young (West Cheshire Athletic Club) 1:28:07
3rd Benjamin Goodfellow (Wrexham AAC) 1:30:15
1st Lindsay Fisher (West Cheshire Athletic Club) 1:42:34
2nd Keely Smith (West Cheshire Athletic Club) 1:49:30
3rd Liza Bradshaw (CLC Striders) 1:54:27
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As with all such events, our events would not be possible without the help of a huge team of volunteers.

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