Lisbon Half Marathon 2024
Doesn’t running a half marathon in the Portuguese capital sound awesome? The half marathon in Lisbon is an annual event, normally arranged in March every year. Would you like to discover Lisbon differently? This is your chance!
A half marathon is a wonderful way to get to know a city. Not only is it an excuse to visit Lisbon, but you can run in your own tempo, look at the surroundings, and have a great time. Another positive thing is that preparing for a half marathon is way easier than a full one. If you really want to run a full marathon in Lisbon, that can also be done, but that is normally in October every year.
If you have some running experience, you can easily make changes and be well-prepared for a half marathon. Keep on running 5-10 kilometers a couple of times a week, and then from time to time, boost the distance to 15km and then boost it to 21km. In between the longer distances, keep running the shorter distances. You will quickly notice that your body is well prepared, and you should be capable of running the half marathon in Lisbon.
How much does it cost to participate in Lisbon Half Marathon?
The price to take part in Lisbon Half Marathon is 60 euros. Registration can be done here.
There is also a 10km Vodafone race, costing 40 euros.
It is important to note that lots of streets will be closed because of the half marathon. As a result, it is required that all participants reach the finish line within 3 hours and 30 minutes because after that, all roadblocks are removed and traffic returns as usual to Lisbon.
Where does the Lisbon half marathon start?
You will not be alone as more than 35,000 people participate in this race. But, it is still important to be ready when the start signal is given. The start is from Bridge 25 de Abril, the famous bridge in Lisbon. It is important to notice that you need to use public transportation to cross the bridge. If you prove you are a marathon runner, you can use public transportation in Lisbon for free, which is quite easy. Be sure to pay attention to details closely to get to the start point on time.
Lisbon half marathon 2024
Date and time: March 10, 10.00
You need to pick up your BIB (starting number) latest on March 9th. It is also possible to have this delivered to your Lisbon hotel.
Would you like to run even more in 2024? You could consider visiting the capital of Hungary in September to partake in the Budapest half marathon!