The University of Coimbra – Alta and Sofia is a UNESCO World Heritage Site since 2013. It has long had dreamed of this event, not only for the cultural value of this magnificent heritage, but also for the beauty and environment that the whole town offers to whom the visit.
The University of Coimbra was the only Portuguese institution of higher education for many centuries, and the classification as World Heritage ‘recognizes the central action that the University of Coimbra has played in the history of mankind’.
The fourth edition of EDP Coimbra Half Marathon is a unique milestone in the experience that in October will live in the city of Students. Certainly, with participants coming from all over the world and thousands of Portuguese who passed through here in other times. The nostalgia will certainly run in our side.
EDP Coimbra Half Marathon is the fourth stage of Running Wonders circuit – half marathons in Heritage World, which aims to involve all participants in sustainability attitude toward the heritage we want to preserve and share by performing unique experiences disclosure of the territories, as conferences, exhibitions, tastings and lots of entertainment.
While running or walking, do not miss the opportunity to participate in this unique experience.
Welcome to Coimbra!
The Race of Knowledge has a maximum duration of three hours. The organization controls the pace walk. Registration is limited to ten thousand participants and can be performed in Running Wonders EDP website.
To all registered participants are offered a kit of participation, Half Marathon and Mini Marathon includes a technical t-shirt *, participants enrolled in the walk are offered a t-shirt * Official Running Wonders EDP, whose use is mandatory during the race. All participants enjoy a free proof safe.
Along the route are provided several regular points of water supply. To participants in the Half Marathon are still available supply of isotonic drink and fruit at the finish. The race have the presence of a medical team which specializes in conjunction with ambulance service providing full support medical possible and necessary in the course of the race.
The Race of Knowledge have podium ceremony for the top three in the Half Marathon and Mini Marathon, male and female, with exclusive prizes Running Wonders EDP. All participants in the Half Marathon and Mini Marathon receive participation medal. The classified in these two races may request, after the end of the race, your digital certificate online. For the Walk there is no classification.
For more information, please consult the Racing Regulation or the answers in FAQ.
* The size of the t-shirt is limited to existing stock.
Inserted in EDP Coimbra Half Marathon, takes place the Running 4Health Philips, where you can hold free medical screenings, physical assessment tests and nutrition advice between October 20th and October 21st.
Inserted in EDP Coimbra Half Marathon, the Running Village exposes, between October 20th and October 21st, the products and services of the sponsors and partners of the Race of Knowledge, available to all participants and visitors.
PORTO Origin. Take the A1 towards Lisbon. Take exit 13 and merge onto the IP3 towards Viseu / Coimbra Norte. Take exit 8 to merge onto A31 toward Coimbra. Follow signage of the Race of Knowledge.
LISBOA Origin. Take the A1 direction North / Porto. Take exit 11 and merge onto the IC2 / N1 towards the A31. Converge with the A31. Follow signage of the Race of Knowledge.
Took place on October 9th, 2016, in Coimbra. Had Half Marathon (21km), Mini Marathon (10km) and Walk (5km). The third edition of EDP Coimbra Half Marathon was an organization of GlobalSport by Running Wonders EDP with the support of the Municipality of Coimbra.