The 2021 Essar Chester Half Marathon Fun Run is approximately one mile and starts and finishes at the main race start of the Essar Chester Half Marathon, it is conducted wholly within Chester Racecourse.
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The Fun Run will start at 09:20 on 19th September, shortly after the start of the Essar Chester Half Marathon main race.
The Fun Run is open to anyone wanting to run, however, it is aimed primarily at children. Places are limited but the event is open to all. Parents, guardians and grandparents are also welcome to enter.
If you wish to run with your child, you must also enter yourself. This is to ensure that the number of people on course is safe for all ages.
Each Fun Run participant will be given a souvenir race T-shirt* and race number, with all finishers receiving a bespoke medal, bottle of water and a treat.
Numbers and T-shirts must be collected from the Help Desk at Chester Racecourse on the main Essar Chester Half Marathon race weekend. Collection times are between 14:00 and 18:00 on Saturday 18th September and between 07:30 and 08:45 on race day.
If you have not collected your number by 08:45 on race day, the race charity may sell your place to another runner and they will keep all the proceeds from any sale to support their vital services.
Fun Run entry = £5.00
Fun Run entry + donation to our official race charity = minimum of £6 including a £1 donation to Northern Lights Children's Charity. The cost may be more if you decide to donate more.
This is a fun run and not a race with the aim to involve as many people as possible. Everyone is a winner and there are no official timings or prizes.
Please note you are entering the Essar Chester Half Marathon Fun Run, a supporting event of the Essar Chester Half Marathon on 19th September.
*due to the lead time required, t shirts have been ordered based on the sizes required at previous events and sizes will be issued on a first come first served basis, when collecting your number.
If you decide you no longer want to take part and want to cancel your entry into the event, as per our terms and conditions your race place is non refundable and we do not offer deferrals.
Fun Run places are not transferable between runners, different events or years.
If we, as the event organiser, have to make the decision to postpone or cancel our event(s), we will make every reasonable effort to notify you and your race place will automatically be deferred free of charge, to the next scheduled race date for that event.