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Discoveries Half Marathon

Quick facts

Location Lisbon, Portugal

Distance Half marathon

About Discoveries Half Marathon

The event of the Discoveries Half Marathon, 10Km and the 5Km free pace is open to all athletes licensed or unlicensed, born in 1999 or before. From the age categories will result in a separate ranking in accordance with the FPA. It is reminded that inspections will be conducted during the event to ensure optimal conditions race regulations. It is expressly stated that runners compete in the race under their own responsibility.

Learn the history on the portuguese discoveries running in the monumental area of Lisbon.

The discoveries half marathon still occupies a space left empty by the Lisbon Marathon. December being a peak month to practice long-distance races and perhaps one of the last opportunities to run in the open air in Europe before the arrival of winter. The streets of the city of Lisbon, historical monuments, contemporary architecture, green spaces, will be the decor of the half marathon race course. Come to discover it!!

Distances

4 km

  • 4km

10 km

  • 10km

Half Marathon

  • 21.1km

Practicalities

Aid Stations

water, sports drinks, fruits, from km 5 (2.5 km and every 2.5 km) and after the Finish Line. Checkpoints There will be checkpoint areas for the runners, being disqualified any athlete who: Isn’t properly registered; Does not wear the assigned race number Does not complete the full course.

Award Medals

You will receive medal after finishing the Half Marathon, 10Km and 5Km.

Timing

The Organisation provides a disposable chip. Once the race is over, you can keep the chip as a souvenir or just throw it away - Chiptiming Europe. Be careful not to bend, crush, remove or crumple the chip from the shoe.

Discoveries Half Marathon Route Map

Discoveries Half Marathon Route Map

Start:

Torre de Belem

Lisbon,pt

Finish:

Centre Cultural de Belém

Lisbon,pt

Highlights

Lisbon's trademark seven hills are peppered across the cityscape like lofty guardians of colour and history. Capped by a collection of terraces known as miradouros (viewpoints), a must-see web of no-filter-necessary views over Lisbon, the Tejo and beyond is formed. Our favourite miradouros – Portas do Sol, São Pedro de Alcântara, da Graça, da Nossa Senhora do Monte, Santa Luzia and, of course, Castelo de São Jorge – all offer stunning spots to get your bearings and while away afternoons overs bicas (espresso), elegant glasses of Touriga Nacional or refreshing pitchers of sangria, while rubbernecking the city's stupendous horizons.

Overview

Start of the Half Marathon, 10Km and 5Km will be beside the Tour, Torre de Belem, running through the streets of Lisbon to finish in front of the Centre Cultural de Belém (C.C.B.) a few metters of the "Mosteiro dos Jerónimos" Monument.

The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.