Lisbon half-marathon with 16,500 entries two months before race

in News · 03-02-2020 09:27:00 · 1 Comments

The Lisbon half-marathon, to be held on 22 March, already has a full complement of entries, about two months before the race, revealed the Marathon Club of Portugal.

The race, which celebrates this year its 30th anniversary, has more than 16,500 people registered, thus exhausting, "in record time", all registrations available for the distance of 21 kilometres.

The record number of registrations from foreign participants was also broken, with more than 7,400 registered, "about 20 percent above the 2019 edition".

According to the Portuguese Marathon Club, besides celebrating its 30th anniversary, the Lisbon half-marathon will also be the first race of the new international Superhalfs circuit, created in September 2019 and which brings together half-marathons: Lisbon, Cardiff, Copenhagen, Prague and Valencia.

"Exhausting the entries in record time, is a sign of the vitality of the Lisbon half-marathon and that the Portuguese Marathon Club continues promoting its races in Portugal and abroad. Celebrating 30 years with this number of participants is a stimulus and the realization of a dream", said Carlos Moia, Marathon President.


Comments:

Will they have the walk like they did last year? We walked 7k, I think. It was a wonderful experience

By Sarah Foss from Lisbon on 03-02-2020 06:15
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