Autumn running event in Lisbon along the Tagus River shore: marathon — World Athletics Silver Label Road Race, a Gold Label half marathon, 8.5km race, free family and kids runs
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17 October 2021 (Sunday)
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marathon 2019 — 4.597,
half marathon 2019 — 6.024
from €80 marathon,
from €60 half marathon
The Lisbon Marathon is an annual long-distance running event held in Lisbon, Portugal. The official name of the event is EDP Maratona de Lisboa. About 15.000 athletes take part in marathon race and other competitions (4.597 runners completed marathon and 6.024 finished half marathon in 2019).
In 2019 Lisbon Marathon course record was broken: Ethiopian Andualem Belay Shiferaw achieved 2:05:59.
In 2020 the Lisbon Marathon was cancelled due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
In May you may run spring Lisbon Half Marathon (EDP Meia Maratona de Lisboa).
More about Lisbon and its attractions you may find here, about Cascais here.
Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) 2019
Lisbon Half Marathon (Luso Meia Maratona) 2019
Marathon race, 26.2mi/42.195km (EDP Maratona de Lisboa)
The marathon race of 26.2mi/42.195km starts at 8:00 17 October 2021 (Sunday) from Av. da República near the Manuel Possolo Hippodrome (Hipódromo Manuel Possolo) in Cascais.
Half Marathon race, 13.1mi/21.097km (Luso Meia Maratona)
The half marathon race of 13.1mi/21.097km starts at 10:30 17 October 2021 (Sunday) from the Vasco da Gama Bridge (Ponte Vasco da Gama).
5.3mi/8.5km Race (EDP Mini Maratona)
The 5.3mi/8.5km race starts at 10:30 17 October 2021 (Sunday) from the Vasco da Gama Bridge (Ponte Vasco da Gama).
Entry fee: from €45.
Family Race, 2.5mi/4km (Mimosa Passeio da Família)
The Family Race starts at 11:00 16 October 2021 (Saturday) from the Pavilion of Portugal (Pavilhão de Portugal, Olivais).
Every participant gets a T-shirt and a medal.
The registration is free.
Kids Races, 0.4mi/0.6km, 0.6mi/0.9km, 0.9mi/1.5km (EDP Mini Campeões)
The Kids Races start at 16:00 16 October 2021 (Saturday) from the Pavilion of Portugal (Pavilhão de Portugal, Olivais).
Age limit: 6—16 years old.
The registration is free.
The course of the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) 2021 tracks from Cascais to the centre of Lisbon along the shores of the Atlantic Ocean and the river Tagus (Tejo).
Course map animation, the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) 2019
The course of the Lisbon Half Marathon (Luso Meia Maratona) 2021 passes through the streets of Lisbon along the shore of the river Tagus (Tejo) from the Vasco da Gama Bridge (Ponte Vasco da Gama) to the centre of the city.
Start of the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) 2021 is from Av. da República near the Manuel Possolo Hippodrome (Hipódromo Manuel Possolo) in Cascais.
Marathoners may use the Lisbon public transport (subway, buses and trains) for free to get to the start line from 6:15 17 October 2021 (Sunday). The bib number serves as a ticket.
Start of the Lisbon Half Marathon (Luso Meia Maratona) 2021 is from cable-stayed Vasco da Gama Bridge (Ponte Vasco da Gama) that spans the river Tagus (Tejo) in Lisbon Parque das Nações.
To reach the start line, half marathon runners may use free shuttles that depart from the Vasco da Gama Shopping Center (Centro comercial Vasco da Gama, Av. D. Joao II 1990-094 Lisboa) from 7:30 till 9:00 17 October 2021 (Sunday). You may get to the Vasco da Gama Shopping Centre by the Lisbon public transport (subway, buses and trains). Your bib number is your ticket for the race day.
Finish of the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) and Half Marathon (Luso Meia Maratona) 2021 is at Praça do Comércio in the heart of Lisbon.
You may find the official course map of the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) 2021 here; the Lisbon Half Marathon (Luso Meia Maratona) 2021 course map is here.
Time limit for completing the marathon is 6 hours, for the half marathon distance — 3 hours.
13 water and nutrition stations are located on the marathon route, and 6 — on the half marathon route. The stations provide runners with drinking water Vitalis, isotonic drink Powerade, energy gel, fruit. Finishers also get ice-cream.
The routes of the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) and Half Marathon (Luso Meia Maratona) 2021 are certified by the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS). The marathon is one of the World Athletics Silver Label Road Races. The half marathon is among the World Athletics Gold Label Road Races.
You may sign up for races of the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) 2021 online.
If slots are available you may sign up for the races 14—16 October 2021 (Thursday — Saturday) at the Expo of the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) 2021.
The entry fee for the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) 2021 increases from €80 as the race date approaches.
The entry fee for the Lisbon Half Marathon (Luso Meia Maratona) 2021 increases from €60 as the race date approaches.
Your Marathon or Half Marathon Race Entry includes:
- Bib number with time measuring chip
- Goody bag
- Race T-shirt
- Bag deposit and transfer from start to finish (for marathoners)
- Free use of the Lisbon public transport 17 October 2021, your bib number serves as a ticket
- Food and beverages stations, toilets along the course and after the race
- Music and performance groups along the course
- Finisher medal
- Online race results
- Digital race diploma with indicated finish time
- Medical aid if necessary
You may pick up the Race Pack with your bib number at the Expo of the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) 2021. Please check the location of the Expo on the event website.
Pick-up desks schedule:
14—16 October 2021 (Thursday — Saturday) from 10:00 till 20:00.
To get your Race Pack you should show your ID with photo, your confirmation letter (sent via email).
You may authorize another person to collect your Race Pack. The collecting person needs to present a copy of your ID, your confirmation letter.
No health certificate is required to enter any race of the Lisbon Marathon (EDP Maratona de Lisboa) 2021.
1. Andualem Belay Shiferaw (ETH) 02:05:59
2. Samuel Ndungu Wanjiku (KEN) 02:06:01
3. Stephen Chemlany (KEN) 02:06:21
1. Sechale Dalasa (ETH) 02:29:51
2. Helen Jepkurgat (KEN) 02:29:56
3. Gedo Sule Utura (ETH) 02:32:15
* Source: www.running-portugal.com
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Date: 11 October 2020 (race cancelled)
Temperature: 15°C – 26°C (59°F – 79°F)
Wind: 23 km/h (14 mph)
Date: 20 October 2019
Temperature: 12°C – 19°C (54°F – 67°F)
Wind: 15 km/h (9 mph)
Date: 14 October 2018
Temperature: 14°C – 20°C (58°F – 69°F)
Wind: 24 km/h (15 mph)
Date: 15 October 2017
Temperature: 20°C – 33°C (69°F – 92°F)
Wind: 8 km/h (6 mph)
Date: 2 October 2016
Temperature: 14°C – 22°C (58°F – 74°F)
Wind: 9 km/h (5 mph)
Date: 18 October 2015
Temperature: 17°C – 20°C (62°F – 68°F)
Wind: 18 km/h (11 mph)
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You may use public transport, taxi, or preordered transfer to get to Lisbon from Lisbon Airport (LIS) and back.
If over the past 6 years your flight within European Union, Turkey or to these countries was delayed for more than 3 hours or cancelled, if you missed a connection flight because of delay, if you were denied boarding because of overbooking you are eligible for compensation of 125—600 € according to European Commission Regulation 261/2004 and Turkish Regulation On Air Passenger Rights. You may check your case for free here, it takes 2 minutes. No fee is charged until the compensation is paid.
Race participants are fully responsible for their life, health and any consequence that may result from running a distance. Keep in mind that ordinary health insurance does not cover participation in sport events. Special sport insurance is preferable.
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M — Marathon, 42.195 km
H — Half Marathon, 21.097 km
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