1 – DATE AND TIME

The 16th Edition of Porto Marathon will take place in November 7th 2021 at 9:00. The start line will be at Sealife Porto and finish line for the Marathon runners will be at Queimódromo (next to Parque da Cidade do Porto).

2 – THE RACE AND WALK

There will be three races: a walk with a distance of 6 km aimed at all age groups and non-competitive, a race distance of 42.195 km for federated and non-federated athletes born in 2001 and earlier and a race distance of 15 km for federated and non-federated athletes born in 2003 and earlier.

3 – THE COURSE

Fun Race – 6 km
Family Race – 15 km
Maratona – 42,195 km

4 – ORGANIZATION

The Marathon is an organization of Runporto.com, Lda.
With his headquarters at Rua António Silva Torres 128 4475-455 Nogueira da Maia, Portugal, with the support of:

  • Câmara Municipal do Porto
  • Federação Portuguesa de Atletismo
  • Ágora Porto
  • Associação de Atletismo do Porto
  • Conselho Regional de Arbitragemda AAP
  • Polícia de Segurança Pública
  • Câmara Municipal de Vila Nova de Gaia
  • Câmara Municipal de Matosinhos
  • Porto Antistress Clube

5 – SUPPLIES

I.A.A.F regulations stipulate there must be water and supplies from the 5km marker and every 5km thereafter during the race. The number of water points may increased due to weather conditions.

6 – INFORMATIONS AND REGISTRATION

6.1 – Price of registration:

Porto Marathon | 42.195 km

  • Until June 30 - € 50.00
  • Until August 31 - € 60.00
  • Until September 30 - € 70.00
  • Until November 2 - € 80.00
  • Last Minute EXPO - € 100.00

Note:Limit of 7500 participants

VIP marathon

  • 2 November - € 125.00

With your VIP membership will have the following advantages:

  • Dorsal Sub-Elite
  • Start in the First Line
  • Park in the Arrival area
  • Access to VIP area
  • Wardrobe in the VIP area
  • Catering in the VIP area
  • SMS Results
  • Pasta Party

Family Race | 15 km

  • Until August 31 - € 12.00
  • Until September 30 - € 13.00
  • Until November 2 - € 14.00
  • Last Minute EXPO - 20,00 €

Note:Limit of 7500 participants

Fun Race | 6 km

  • Until September 30 - 6,00 €
  • Until November 2 - € 7.00
  • Last Minute EXPO - € 10.00

Note:Limit of 10,000 participants

6.2 – You can do your registration:

  • Online Application in www.maratonadoporto.com.

6.3 – Limit of Admissions is 25,000 total participants of the event.

6.4 – Your race kit can be collected:

Centro de Congressos da Alfandega do Porto – November 5th and 6th from 10h to 19h.
These are the only times you can collect your kit. There will be no exceptions.

6.4.1 – Documentation required to collect your bib number/race number:

Confirmation of registration with the bib number.
Personal identification, Citizen Card, Driving License or Passport.

6.5 – Due to the safety of all participants, no bicycles, animals, skateboards or skates will be allowed.

6.6 – Under current legislation, please provide your tax number for Invoicing purposes within 5 days after the date of payment. No invoices will be supplied after this 5 day period.

Information: Tel 220304726 (10h-19h), and at www.maratonadoporto.com geral@runporto.com.

6.7 – The organization may at any time suspend or extend the deadlines, can also add or limit the number of entries available, depending on technical/security issues or structural needs and availabilities, without notice.

6.8 – Online registrations have 72 hours to make payment. After these 72 hours the registrations are canceled for nonpayment. All paid registrations after this period will be returned with a penalty of € 1.50. You have to send any associated issues to geral@runporto.com within 30 days after the event.

You can still complete the registration in case the maximum limit of entries has not been reached yet. The payment of the registration fee should be completed at the time of the request, and please contact the organization at: geral@runporto.com.

Information: Tel +351220304726 (10h-19h), at www.maratonadoporto.com and geral@runporto.com.

6.9 – The organization may at any time carry out promotional campaigns that have a direct or indirect influence on the registration price. These registrations may have special loyalty holder features, registrations locations, and periods where the campaigns are available.

6.10 – The registrations made in the Christmas campaign are personal and not transferable. You cannot change, assign, or unsubscribe from this special Christmas campaign.

6.11 – Extras – During the registration process, some products and / or services that may be complementary to the event may be available. These products and / or services, which will be charged separately from the registration fee, will be accessible according to the available stock and the necessary deadlines for their correct implementation.

7 – MINIMUM AGES OF PARTICIPATION

Marathon 42.195 km | Born 2001 and earlier | Time: 9h00m
Family Race 15 km | Born 2003 and earlier | Time: 9h00m
Fun Race 6 km | For all ages | Time: 10:30

8 – PARTICIPANT KIT

8.1 – The participant kits will be delivered only and exclusively at the places and times provided for in number 6 of this regulation.

8.2 – If the participant kit includes the offer of a commemorative T-shirt of the event, the sizes will be distributed according to the requests made at the counter, at the time of collection of the kit. T-shirt stock is distributed upon availability. If there is a break in stock at any size the organization will propose to the participant an alternative size. The organization does not request the desired size on the application form

9 – ARRIVAL AREA

9.1 – The technical area at the arrival of the event where the reception is held for the athletes will only be accessible to the participants who comply with the present regulation, and as foreseen in number 15 of this document, they have completed the entire course of the event they subscribed.

9.2 – In this finish area will be provided a supply and can be delivered commemorative gifts of the event. If these commemorative gifts have sizes, they will be distributed as requested at this location and stock is distributed upon availability. If there is a break in stock at any size the organization will propose to the participant an alternative size.

9.3 – This is an exclusive area for the participants of the event and will not be allowed access by companions or family.

10 – WARDROBE

The organization will provide to the participants of the Marathon and 15 km Family Race a wardrobe service. At Queimódromo (near the finish line) the participants can deliver their bags and collect it later. The bags should be labeled with the number of your bib number. Do not keep loose objects (eg. Jacket, helmet, cell phone, etc.). The organization assumes no responsibility for any loss of property.

11 – CLASSIFICATION AND DECLASSIFICATION

The Fun Race 6 km has no ratings, is a run / walk pure living.
Family Race 15km: Men's and Women's Individual Rankings.
Marathon: Individual ratings for athletes: senior male and female veterans M35-M40-M45-M50-M55-M60 and F35-F40-F45-F50-F55-F60 veterans.

This race will be timed with the electronic system of high precision.
Chip - Electronic Detection System

All athletes of the Marathon 42.195 km and 15 km Family Race should use the chip provided in the athlete’s kit. The chip is coded to the athlete, is not transferable. The chip reading will only occur if it is placed as directed. The organization is not responsible for the failure of an earnings resulting from the misplacement of the chip.

The organization will disqualify all athletes who take the race with: 1. More than one chip 2. A chip from another athlete 3. They incur any of the infractions provided for in this regulation.

The lists of classified and disqualified, will be public and can be consulted on the official website of the race.

12 – DIPLOMA

Will be available at www.maratondoporto.com the electronic diploma for all participants in the Marathon 42.195 km and 15 km Family Race.

13 – JURI

The Jury of proof is the responsibility of the Regional Arbitration Association Athletics of Porto.

14 – MONITORING

14.1 – Medical assistance will be available during the course, start and finish of the race.

14.2 – May only follow the race the vehicles from organization and identifying vehicles of P.S.P.

15 – OFFENSES

  • No control at the start.
  • Not fulfill entirety the route.
  • Do not take the race number to the chest and visible during the race.
  • Falsify any information on your application.
  • Run with the dorsal on incorrect terms.
  • Fail to comply with the instructions of the organization.
  • Run for up rides
  • Run over rides - when not authorized by the organization
  • Be helped by third parties.
  • Use some means of transport.

16 – REGULATIONS

Omissions in this Regulation, shall be resolved in accordance with the General Regulations of Competitions of the Portuguese Athletics Federation.

17 – RESOURCES

Presentation of protests - Any complaints must be submitted in writing on the letterhead of the club, to the jury of the evidence up to 10 minutes after the end of the race, along with the importance of € 100,00 (one hundred euros), which will be returned if the protest is accepted (according to the rules of the IAAF, International Association of Athletics Federations and the FPA, Portuguese Athletics Federation)

18 – INSURANCE

The organization of the event, will make a nominal sport insurance to all participants according to the legal regime of compulsory sports insurance - decree law nº10 / 2009.

In case of accident, the athlete should contact the organization of the event so that it can arrange the referral to the insurer. To start a process it is necessary for the athlete to be attended by the team that does the medical follow-up during the event, without prejudice to the athletes being later referred to another emergency medical unit.

It is reserved to the insurer the investigation of the facts presented and its respective performance in conformity with the deferral or not of the activation request of the insurance.

19 – DURATION

The main event, Marathon 42.195 km, will have a maximum duration of 6 hours. The 15km Family Race will last a maximum of 3 hours and the 6km Fun Race cannot exceed 2 hours of competition.

20 – ACCEPTANCE

20.1 – The right of acceptance of entries is reserved to organize.

20.2 – By entering, all participants agree with this Regulation and in case of doubt or emergence situation, you should inform the organization.

21 – CONTROL ANTIDOPPING

Participants may be subject to perform an analysis of doping control.

22 - DATA PROTECTION

All data collected in the registration process are kept and treated in a safe manner and are intended for the natural development of the event namely; validation of the nominal insurance made for all participants in the event, list of registrants and elaboration of results / classification tables. In addition, important information about the participation in the event as well as communications of future events will be sent.

All participants may exercise their right to access, rectify or cancel their personal data by sending an e-mail to geral@runporto.com.

More information about the privacy policy at www.maratonadoporto.com.

23 – IMAGE RIGHTS

The participant, to proceed to the registration authorizes the transfer of free and unconditional rights to use of their image captured during filming that will take place during the event, allowing its reproduction on parts communicational support.

24 – CANCELLATION, TRANSFER AND CHANGE OF REGISTRATION

24.1 – Cancellation

Will be accepted unsubscribe requests until October 7 with no right to a refund of the registration fee.

24.2 – Transfer

The request to assign the registration to a third party participant must be made by email to geral@runporto.com, using the same email address as the login.

Applications for assignment will be accepted until October 7th and are subject to payment of an administrative fee of € 5.

The transfer of registration does not entitle any refund to the person who gives up the registration.

24.3 – Alterations

Change requests will be accepted within the Porto Marathon program (42k, 15k, 6k) until October 7th, with no reimbursement by the organization if the entry to be changed is more expensive than the entry on the intended event. . If the proof is higher than the previous registration, the participant will be asked for the difference between the registration price at the date of this request and the amount paid.

25 – CANCELLATION OF THE EVENT

The event may not take place due to external factors to the organization's will, namely, due to the occurrence of a natural catastrophe, disturbances, strikes, manifestations, inability to use traffic routes, inability to use telecommunications, authority determination, new legislation, health or public safety requirements and other causes of act of god. In these cases, the organization is not obliged to refund the registration fee or any other value to the athletes. The organization can designate a specific place and days for the registered athletes to collect the registration number and any gifts associated with the event. The organization may, however, propose the postponement of the event, in which case the previously made registration will be valid.

Porto, January 2021.

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