The MBNA Chester Marathon is the UK's favourite marathon, always voted as one of the Runner's World top 10 marathons and has been number 1 twice. With a spectacular start and finish at Chester Racecourse, the route passes all Chester's iconic landmarks, then heads out into the Cheshire & North Wales countryside, before returning along the banks of the River Dee for an unforgettable finish.
We're proud to be hosting two championship events in 2018:
England Athletics 2018 Age Group Marathon Challenge - find out more information here about how to qualify. If you've already qualified - congratulations! Just enter the marathon as normal below.
Before proceeding please note that you are entering the 2018 MBNA Chester Marathon (26.2 miles). Once you have entered you can transfer your place to another runner, however there are no refunds or deferrals. The minimum age on race day is 18.
Under UK Athletics Rules: UKA 2018-32353 / Course measurement Certificate No. 17/431
Entry fees: UKA Affiliated £30 for first 250 places
£35 Early Bird entry to 31 October 2017
£47 standard entry from 1 November 2017
£52 late entry from 1 August 2018
Non UKA Affiliated £32 for first 250 places
£37 Early Bird entry to 31 October 2017
£49 standard entry from 1 November 2017
£54 late entry from 1 August 2018
If the race is not full, entries will close on Tuesday 2nd October and there will be no entries after this date.
You can transfer your place to another runner at no extra cost, however we do not offer refunds or deferrals.