Start Times 

> 9h - Porto Marathon - 42k

> 9h - Family Race - 15k

> 10h30 - Fun Race - 6k

Expo Marathon

Expo Marathon  is the place where you can get your race kit and catch up with the latest news in lifestyle, sport, health and nutrition with up to 100 national and international exhibitors.


Centro de Congressos da Alfandega do Porto


November 1st and 2nd, between 10h and 19h

Please note: Race numbers which are not picked-up during the Expo Marathon-opening hours will expire without refund. There will be NO other possibility to pick them up!

We are looking forward to welcoming more than 30,000 participants and visitors at the Expo Marathon.
The entrance is free for all visitors!

Pasta Party

November 2nd - 12 am to 5 pm

On November 2nd, at the Expo Marathon, the Porto Marathon team will organize a pasta meal specially cooked for athletes.

This rich in carbohydrates meal will give you the extra "fuel" needed for the marathon day!

Price with the race entry for all participants - bought on the oficial web page - 3€
Price on site for all participants - 3€

Price for public on site - 6€

Children under 5 years free
6 to 12 years - 3 €

Start groups

E - Elite Runners

Sub E - Marathon - Less than 3h00m (men) and 3h15m (women)*
Sub E - Family Race - Less than 1h00m (men) and 1h10m (women)*
*Only for the Sub E runners - must send a copy of the recent finishing times (diploma or link) to until october 14th.

Group A - Less than 3h15m

Group B - Between 3h15 and 3h45m

Group C - More of 3h45m

FR - Family Race 15K



First runner

Last runner




For runers who aim for a given time, Porto Marathon is offering you the chance to stick with the pace of an experienced runner. These pacemakers will run with an easily visible baloon/flag attached to them and they will run the marathon to their defined finish time. 3:00, 3:15, 3:30, 3:45, 4:00, 4:15, 4:30 and 4:45.


Porto Marathon will prepare a big and comfortable space, near the finish line, where Marathon and Family Race athletes can leave their luggage.
All luggage must be identified with the race number.
The organization will not store lose item’s, all the participants belongings must be inside a bag.

Changing tents will be available in the finish scene.

Refreshement Points

5km – water Vitalis

10km – water Vitalis

15km – water Vitalis + sponges + WC

20km – water Vitalis + sponges + Powerade (Energy drink) + food (fruit) + WC

25km – water Vitalis + sponges + Powerade (Energy drink) + food (fruit) + WC

30km – water Vitalis + sponges + Powerade (Energy drink) + food (fruit and marmalade)

35km – water Vitalis + sponges + Powerade (Energy drink) + food (fruit and marmalade)

40km – water Vitalis + sponges + Powerade (Energy drink) + food (fruit) + WC

Finish - water Vitalis + Powerade (Energy drink) + food (fruit) + Super Bock Beer + WC

Recovery Point

Next to the finish line will be created a special tent for recovery and massage. All participants in the Marathon - 42k can have acess to this point.

Tea and Coffee

The organization have free hot beverages available for the participants on the Marathon 42k and Family Race 15k , in Queimodromo - finish scene. This drinks will be served until the start of the event - 9h.

Entries Fee


  • Until June 31 - 45,00€
  • Until July 31 - 55,00€
  • Until October 29 - 65,00€
  • Last hour at Expo - 85,00€

Family Race 15k

  • Until August 31 - 12,00€
  • Until September 30 - 13,00€
  • Until October 29 - 14,00€
  • Last hour at Expo - 20,00€

Fun Race 6k

  • Until September 30 - 6,00€
  • Until October 29 - 7,00€
  • Last hour at Expo - 10,00€

VIP marathon

  • 29 October - € 125.00

With your VIP membership will have the following advantages:

  • Dorsal Sub-Elite
  • Start in the First Line
  • Park in the Arrival area
  • Access to VIP area
  • Wardrobe in the VIP area
  • Lunch in the VIP area
  • SMS Results
  • Pasta Party


  • Until 29 October – 25,00€

*Only available for “VIP marathon” entries.

Join the "VIP Marathon" subscription with the extra "Supporter" and you can have your family or friends in the VIP Lounge waiting for your arrival.
This extra allows the following advantages:

  • VIP Lounge
  • Catering in the VIP Lounge
  • Pasta Party

Children under the age of 12 can enter the VIP Lounge free of charge since they are accompanied by an adult. You may be asked to present an identification document at the entrance.

Bank details – Organização de Eventos Desportivos Lda

Bank: Caixa Geral de Depósitos
Agency: Monte dos Burgos
NIB: 003505020069983203008
IBAN: PT50 0035 0502 00699832030 08