Wednesday, 2 June 2010

Elite Racers Celebrate at Doubletree Chester

THE top runners from Chester's first marathon enjoy a refined recovery at the Doubletree by Hilton Chester.

The city hotel played host to the MBNA Chester Marathon's Winners after their gruelling 26 miles around Chester this Bank Holiday Monday.

The winners and organisers rounded off a momentous day in style with a celebration private dinner within the hotel's Grade II listed manor house.

Chris Hulse, MBNA Chester Marathon co-organiser, said:

"The Doubletree by Hilton Chester is a high quality hotel and was top of our list as an accommodation sponsor. When we approached them about getting involved the team answered promptly with an offer of help. It’s a fantastic venue for the winners and we’re very grateful for the hotel’s help."

Tony Wright, general manager at the Doubletree by Hilton Chester, said:

"We were honoured to be asked to host the athletes and winners' dinner for the very first MBNA Chester Marathon.

"Part of the hotel's success is Chester's flourishing events calendar. There just seems to be a real buzz about the city at the moment with loads of great attractions and the MBNA Chester Marathon is another major event for us. Its success is important to our business and to Chester, so we’re delighted to be involved."

The Doubletree by Hilton Chester and Marco Pierre White Steakhouse, Bar & Grill is located on Warrington Road, Hoole, Chester CH2 3PD. For further information, telephone Doubletree by Hilton, Chester on 01244 408 800 or visit www.hilton.co.uk/chester.



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