MBNA Chester Marathon 2014



Run one of the UK’s favourite marathons in 2014
Chester Marathon 2014

Entries for the 2014 MBNA Chester Marathon, which will be staged on Sunday 5 October, are still open at www.chestermarathon.co.uk.

The race is renowned for being one of the friendliest races in the UK. Chosen as one of the UK's top two marathons in 2013 - as voted for by you, the readers of Runner's World, it should be high on your list of must-do races this year.

If that's not enough to tempt you, the race has also just been named as the UK's Best Mass Participation Race in the Sweatshop Awards for the Running Industry.

The MBNA Chester Marathon, often referred to as 'the destination marathon', offers a fast, predominantly flat course through the historic City of Chester and the striking Cheshire countryside. It crosses into North Wales, making it the UK's only international marathon.

Growing year on year, the event is popular amongst the marathon running community, backed up by the 2013 race receiving 97% positive feedback through the Runner's World forum.

 
HIGHLIGHTS
  A fast, predominantly flat course
  Organised by runners
for runners
  A friendly race tailored
specifically for you, the
runner
  Views of the striking
Cheshire countryside
  A chance for a new
personal best
  The UK's only
international marathon,
crossing into North Wales
  Race pacers to cover a
variety of times
  Free Monthly training runs to help you get the best out of your marathon
  Organisers go above and beyond to ensure that you finish the race with a smile
Here's what you had to say about the 2013 MBNA Chester Marathon:

'One of the best marathons of the 64 I have run'
'Chester totally nailed it and blew me away'
'This event made me fall back in love with 26.2 miles'
'A must do marathon every year'
'Best organisation I have ever seen, obvious it is organised by runners'
'Chester's atmosphere was amazing, amongst runners, supporters and volunteers alike'
'You know you've come somewhere special when there are members of the organising team at the entrance village just to welcome you and wish you good luck'

(Source: 2013 Runner's World Forum)


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