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When is the Marathon event in Porto?

The Porto Marathon is an annual marathon race that takes place in Porto, Portugal. The marathon is organized by the Porto Marathon Association and is one of the most popular and well-attended marathon events in Portugal. The marathon course starts and finishes in the Ribeira area of Porto, and takes runners through some of the city's most iconic landmarks, such as the Douro River, the Ponte Luís I, and the historic center of Porto.

Marathon event in Porto

The marathon course is IAAF certified, and the event is open to runners of all abilities. The marathon is also a qualifier for the Boston Marathon. The event also includes a half marathon, 10km, and a 5km race, making it possible for runners of all levels to participate. The event is usually held on the first Sunday of November and attracts runners from all over the world. The event also features live music, food and drink vendors, and other entertainment options. If you are looking for a safe area to stay, check out our selection of quality apartments in Flowerstreet54, right in the historic center of Porto (and one large apartment in Matosinhos Beach), or our low-budget apartments OPorto Cheers Gaia in the heart of Gaia. You can easily explore the city and its attractions on foot thanks to our convenient and safe location in Porto or by car in our safe location in Gaia.


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