Chester Half Marathon

This multi-award winning race is the UK’s only international half marathon from the Roman/Medieval City of Chester. The fast and predominantly flat route covers 13 miles of closed roads in England and Wales.

Two RMCC runners
18 May 2025
Event type
Run / Marathon
13 miles
Fundraising target
Registration fee

Take on a challenge at the Chester Half Marathon 

The Chester Half Marathon offers one of the flattest routes in many years, running past some of Chester's iconic historical landmarks and with a spectacular city centre finish.

The route starts at Chester racecourse, before heading out to the picturesque villages of Mollington and Lea by Backford. Strong support from the villages and communities along the course is one of the many highlights of the race. 

The finish in the City Centre outside the Town Hall and Cathedral provides an inspiring setting with cheering crowds of welcoming spectators.

Find out more on the organiser's website

Sparksy - a runner in the London Marathon

Team benefits

As part of our running team you will receive:

  • a fundraising pack with runners' sweepstake

  • sponsorship forms

  • a t-shirt or running vest

  • dedicated fundraising support and advice

If you're thinking of running for us and want access to qualified trainers as well as the chance to chat with other #TeamMarsden runners, check out our runners Facebook group.

Already got your own place?

Have you got your own place on this event but still want to be part of Team Marsden and raise money to help people with cancer here and across the world? Just get in touch and let us know. 

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