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MBNA Chester Marathon & MBNA Chester Metric Marathon

Active Leisure Events Ltd

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Chester CH1 2LY, United Kingdom, Chester, United Kingdom

Distance Date
26.20KM ?

26.20KM

Run

Oct. 4, 2020
2020 MBNA Chester Marathon ?

26.20MI

Run

Oct. 6, 2020

Overview

The multi-award winning, UK’s Best Marathon up to 5,000 runners two years in a row and the UK's only international full marathon from the historic Roman/Medieval international destination City of Chester starts at 9:00am on Sunday 4th October.

The MBNA Chester METRIC Marathon is now a popular fixture in the race calendar, giving you the only opportunity in the UK to run over this distance. This is a 26.2km (16.3mile) race which is the ideal stepping stone from a half marathon to a full marathon and starts at 10:15am on Sunday 4th October.

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 fast and largely flat spectacular city and rural race route combined with enthusiastic support and regular drinks/nutrition stations helped a record 70% of our runners achieve personal best times.



What athletes are saying

The characteristics which best describe MBNA Chester Marathon & MBNA Chester Metric Marathon, as voted on by past participants.


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The Event

PB potential 2
Well-stocked goody bag 2
Family friendly 2
Spectator friendly 2
Useful pre-race info 2
Great medal 1
Supports good cause 1
Ideal for beginners 1


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Course Profile

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Review Highlights

Below are the top three aspects of the MBNA Chester Marathon & MBNA Chester Metric Marathon, as determined by athlete reviews.

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4.89
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Registration Process
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4.78
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Ease of Navigation
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4.76
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Marshal Supervision
All Time Average
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2019 Average
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Latest Reviews

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Stuart Wright
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Reviewed 3 months ago

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Not many metric marathons out there so this was a good one to try and not to far for me to travel. The full marathon and metric marathon take place on the same day with the full starting first. Parking in Chester is always a nightmare and with the race course parking out of use d...Read full review

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Stuart KIBBLE
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Reviewed 5 months ago

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This event was fantastic, you park on Chester racecourse and the start and finish line are either side of the car park! It's a race that has been very well put together for runners by runners! The finishing t-shirt (long sleeved)is of a very high standard, the medal is lush,...Read full review

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Reviews (54)

All Time Average
gold-star gold-star gold-star gold-star half-gold-star 4.6
2019 Average
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Logistics
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Value For Money
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Environmentally Friendly
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Course Rating
Natural Beauty
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Uniqueness
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Ease of Navigation
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Local Support
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Safety
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