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Chester Half Marathon

May 21, 2023

Chester Half Marathon

The 2023 race will take place on the 21st May, entries are open. Enter Here


The Chester Half is one of the UK’s longest established and most highly regarded half marathons, starting and finishing in the historic Roman/Medieval international destination city of Chester. Enter early to enjoy our discounted prices.

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 predominately flat city and rural race route will be run entirely on closed roads. The Essar Chester Half Marathon is one of the events in our Chester Triple series – run all three for a Chester Triple medal!

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.

2023 will see us host the England Athletics Age Group Masters Half Marathon Championship, more details on how you can qualify can be found here.

Check out the race route here.

Race day will also include the 1 mile Fun Run.

Our title sponsor Essar are transforming for tomorrow and delivering the UK’s first low carbon refinery just up the road from the race. With over £2.4bn of committed investment, and over 1500 highly skilled people all committed to delivering energy transition, Essar is on track to deliver for the North West’s environment, economy and community.

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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FAQ’s Here

Good times!

Chris & Andy
Race Organisers


May 21, 2023