MBNA Chester Marathon 2018

Event detailsChester Marathon

  • When: Sunday 7 October 2018
  • Where: Chester 
  • Distance: 26.2 miles or 26.2km (16.3 miles) 
  • No registration fee
  • Minimum sponsorship: £200

Join #teamSJA

Join this world-class event with St John Ambulance and join the team that saves lives.  St John Ambulance has been chosen as the official charity partner for the MBNA Chester Marathon 2018 and we’ve got a limited number of FREE spaces available to anyone who can commit to raising £200 to support our vital work.

The stunning route through the historic City of Chester will be lined with our volunteer first aiders, there to help those who need it, as well as cheer you on!

Want to join, but don't think you can do a full marathon? Do a "metric" marathon for us.

The 26.2 mile race, even offers a shorter, Metric Marathon alternative (26.2km = 16.3 miles)  for those who would like the ideal stepping stone from a half marathon to a full, with the same level of support provided.

So no matter your fitness, speed or level of experience, get involved and get racing for St John Ambulance!

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How we'll support you

Run for us and we’ll be with you every step of the way – literally. Our dedicated volunteers will be lining the route, ready if you need them to pick you up, dust you down and get you over the finish line. We’ll give you advice on training, a running vest and fundraising support to help you hit your fundraising targets. 

Our support package includes:

  • • a dedicated coordinator
  • • training and fundraising packs
  • • a St John Ambulance running vest
  • • a monthly e-newsletter providing additional support and fundraising tips
  • • publicity support and advice from the St John Ambulance PR team
  • • cheers of support from the St John Ambulance team out on the course
  • • a souvenir certificate to commemorate your awesome achievement

Already got a place in the Chester Marathon?

If you already have your own place, we would love to have you on our team. We don’t have a minimum sponsorship target, but any funds you can raise would be hugely appreciated.



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For any questions please email us or call 07772643801.

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