The EDP Porto Marathon is an iconic event which takes place in the city of Oporto, Portugal, and has the honor of hosting thousands of runners from around the world.
This annual long-distance running event, held since 2004, usually in November, combines seaside and riverside, flat and fast course, passing three neighboring cities, Porto, Matosinhos and V. N. Gaia. EDP Porto Marathon course shows the best of this region, through an amazing landscape and crossing the historic beautiful center – Ribeira do Porto, D. Luís Bridge and the famous wine cellars of Porto. Port Wine is a fortified wine produced exclusively in the Douro Demarcated Region.
Last edition, more than 6.000 athletes of 69 different countries participated in this classic 42.195 m race, turning it into the largest marathon in Portugal.
Alongside with the full Marathon there is also a Family Race of 15 km and a Mini Marathon of 6 km, with a participation of over 15.000 runners.
We are pleased to invite you all to visit Porto, one of the oldest European destinations, proclaimed a World Heritage by Unesco in 1996 and elected three times as the Best European Destination in 2012, 2014 and 2017.
Come run the 16th EDP Porto Marathon and enjoy this amazing city!
|Tejitu Siyum Alemayehu
Oporto is a very attractive especially with its historical heritage that will not leave you indifferent while on holiday in Portugal. The historic center presents a lot of beautiful monuments, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. Its monuments and museums are the first attractions of the city, located 150 kilometers from the border of Tui, Pontevedra. Its wine, the famous port wine or wine of Oporto is also a major attraction of the province. The personal challenge is combined also with a city tour.