MBNA Chester Marathon

Chester Racecourse, Watergate Square, Chester, Cheshire, CH1 2LY

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We are looking forward to the 12th MBNA Chester Marathon and hope that you choose to run with us. ENTER HERE.

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.

The multi-award winning and three time winner of the UK's Best Marathon Up to 5,000 Runners (2018, 2019, 2020) as well as the UK’s only international marathon from the historic Roman/Medieval international destination City of Chester. 

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 one of the events in our Chester Triple series - run three for a Chester Triple medal!

To read our FAQ on Covid-19 including virtual races or what happens if you feel unwell or have symptoms of Covid-19 before the race, please click here. We also have a Covid-19 Race Entry Guarantee.

With our web site 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.

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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UKA Affiliated Runners will receive a £2 discount at checkout.

Special Entry Price:
£39.75 Until 23:59 on 10th October

Standard entry:

£49.75 Until 23:59 31st July 2022

Late entry:

£55.00 From 1st August 2022

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