Chester, England

3rd October 2020

Chester is a small city in the northwest of England. The city plays host to the Chester Marathon which normally coincides with a unique Metric Marathon (26.2KM) event.

In both 2018 and 2019 the event won the award for the best small (< 5000 participants) marathon event in The Running Awards.

The event has been running for over a decade and is well reputed within the running community as being a fun, friendly, and well organised event.

If you are visiting the city, wonder around the city walls, do a spot of shopping, or visit the world famous Chester Zoo.

Neil Kennedy / Chester, The Cross and The Rows / CC BY-SA 2.0

Race distances

Marathon Metric Marathon


This race has won no awards that we know of.

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