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EDP Lisbon Marathon

Quick facts

Location Cascais, Portugal

Distance Marathon

Rescheduled to 17 Oct 2021

Previous date: 11 Oct 2020

About EDP Lisbon Marathon

The EDP Lisbon Marathon has one of the most scenic courses amongst the big marathons of the world. You start Maratona de Lisboa in Cascais, the popular resort city with sandy beaches, well-preserved architecture and buzzing holiday atmosphere. The route leads you by the coastline providing amazing views and refreshing breeze. After following the coast of the Atlantic Ocean the second part of the Lisbon Marathon takes you by the mouth of the Tagus River to finally finish at Praça do Comércio, downtown Lisbon.
This is a popular destination race with plenty of tourist attractions awaiting you in Lisbon - the second-oldest European capital city.

Distances

Marathon

  • 42.195km

Half Marathon

  • 21.098km

Mini Marathon - 8.5km

  • 8.5km

Practicalities

Age Limit

Marathon - 20; Half-marathon, Mini-marathon - 8

Aid Stations

Água de Luso Water– 5,0 km; 7,5 km; 10,0 km; 12,5 km; 15,0 km; 17,5 km; 20,0 km; 22,5 km; 25,0 km; 27,5 km; 30,0 km; 33,5 km; 36,0 km; 38,0 km; 40,0 km; and Finish. Powerade – 10,5 km; 20,0 km; 33,5 km; 38,0 km and Finish. Bananas from Madeira and oranges – 22.5 km e 36,0 km Olá Ice Cream – Finish Energy Bar – Finish.

Award Medals

All the event races will offer to the participants a technical t-shirt and a medal after the race is complete.

Equipment Storage

Marathon The organization provides a bag suitable for placing their objects, and delivers it in one of the trucks parked at 300 m departure in Cascais (local pointed out). Although there is a tight security, the organization is not responsible for loss or damage thereof being to avoid letting values in the bag. The Half and Mini Marathon distances have no place to store objects.

Maximum Time

The time limit is 6 hours for the Marathon and 3 hours for the Half and Mini Marathon.

EDP Lisbon Marathon Route Map

EDP Lisbon Marathon Route Map

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Start:

Marathon Start: Cascais, Avenida da República, 2750 Cascais - Half & Mini Marathon Start: Vasco da Gama Bridge

Cascais, 2750-427 Cascais, Portugal

Finish:

Marathon & Half Marathon Finish: Praça do Comércio, Lisboa - Mini Marathon Finish: Parque das Nações, Meo Arena

Praça do Comércio, 1100-148 Lisboa, Portugal

Difficulty

flat

Highlights

  • Costa do Estoril,
  • Parque das Nações,
  • Carcavelos,
  • Estoril,
  • Oeiras,
  • Belem,
  • Jeronimos Monastery,
  • Praça do Comercio.

Overview

The Lisbon Marathon leaves with as newness the start in the city of Cascais. The course that leads you to the finish, will allow you to take one of the most beautiful roads in the coast (Costa do Estoril). You will have a combination of turquoise sea in the background and then entering the historic area of Lisbon. The finish line is installed in the park Expo (Parque das Nações). The start will be made in the town of Cascais, ( Baía de Cascais, Passeio D. Luís I.) then following the coastal road that runs through the cities of Carcavelos, Estoril, Oeiras, with an impressive view of the sea Belem, Jeronimos Monestery finishing at the “Praça de Comércio” in the historical center of the city, joining the Marathon and the Half Marathon runners.


EDP Lisbon Marathon Trivia

  • The Lisbon Marathon, originally run in December is now part of the Rock 'n' Roll series and now takes place in October. There is also a Lisbon Half Marathon race.The Lisbon Marathon leaves for its 28th edition .
  • The race is a point-to-point race. It starts from the city of Cascais, heading east along the coast to Lisbon, runners following Marginal Road parallel to the Atlantic Ocean. The course that leads you to the finish, will allow you to take one of the most beautiful roads in the coast (Costa do Estoril). You will have a combination of turquoise sea in the background and then entering the historic area of Lisbon. The finish line is installed in the park Expo (Parque das Nações)

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.