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Lisbon Eco Marathon
Lisbon Eco Marathon is the only Marathon with its entire course within the city of Lisbon.
It positions the Portuguese capital in the calendar of this type of renown races around the world.
Ecology, Competition and Social Solidarity are the main assumptions of this event.
In addition to the “mythical” distance of 42,195 km, you may choose running two additional distances, the Half Marathon and a 12 km race, thus opening the challenge to all kind of athletes.
Conviviality and good disposition are our main slogans.
Most of the course is held in the “lungs of the city” – Parque Florestal de Monsanto (Monsanto Forest Park), in a way that minimizes the annoyances for the resident population, due to the reduced need for roadblocks, and at the same time makes it an event with one of the most iconic courses for the practitioners of this sport.
In order to make this event a unique experience, we gathered the practice of this sport in a party atmosphere in the center of the city.
The start line coincides with the departure and arrival of the three distances, to welcome athletes and their families in a comfortable and fun way.
And it takes place in an iconic boulevard of our charming city – the top of Parque Eduardo VII, next to the National flag, which has a privileged view of Lisbon’s main arteries, river and castle.