Lisbon Eco Marathon | Rules





These rules establish the rights, obligations and responsibilities of all parties involved in the preparation, Organisation, participation and implementation of the Sports Competition.




The sports competition Lisbon Eco Marathon (henceforth referred to as “Race”) is organised by the following entities:

Stream Plan, LDA., legal subject and with registration number 513381619, registered at Conservatória do Registo Comercial de Lisboa, with its head office at Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco, n.º 19, 3º Esq, in Lisbon,

In cooperation with the following entities:

Clube Desportivo e Recreativo Chronos, legal subject number 514798998, registered at Conservatória do Registo Comercial de Lisboa, with its head office at AV. Engº Duarte Pacheco nr 19 – 3º Esq, in Lisbon,

The entities mentioned above organise the Race that is contested exclusively and mandatorily by the participants that are duly registered and accepted, and in the terms presented in these Rules.

Henceforth referred to as “Organisation”.





Participation is open to all interested parties, regardless of nationality or gender, as long as they are properly registered in accordance with these rules.

Minimum age of participation for the distances of 42 km and 21 km: participants who have turned 18 by the date of the event.

Minimum age of participation for distances of 12 km: participants who have turned 14 by the date of the event.

Maximum age for participation: Up to 75 on the date of the event.

Participants that are minors must show and hand to the Organisation on the day of picking up the kit, a declaration of responsibility from the person with parental responsibility.

There is no minimum age for participation in the Caminhada ReWalk; children must be accompanied by a responsible adult, and on the day of picking up the kit they will have to present a declaration written and signed by the person with parental responsibility, authorizing their participation.

The Organisation’s responsibility in terms of insurance will be over the moment the event’s official timekeeping is ended. (See point “4 Insurance” in these rules).

Participating with auxiliary means of locomotion will not be allowed, namely bicycle, skateboard, wheelchair, with animals or prams.

It is also prohibited to accompany participants on the course with any type of vehicle, whether motorised or not.

At registration, participants, or their legal tutors or the person with parental responsibility declare, under their responsibility, that they meet the necessary health conditions to participate in the event and that they will abstain from participation if such conditions change.

The participants must possess the necessary health condition for physical activity. At registration, the participants accept that they feel physically and psychologically prepared for the inherent effort required by the sports event they will be taking part in, and thus the Organisation cannot be held accountable for any accidents, incidents, illnesses and other situations that may occur before, during and after the participation in the sports competition.

Participants declare that they will comply with the additional measures implemented by the Organization, taking into account the recommendations of the Portuguese General Direction Health regarding the prevention of Covid-19, and the legal rules that come with them that are in force at the date of the event.

The participants/athletes that fulfil the conditions presented in these Rules may take part in the Race.



Registrations are made exclusively through the race’s official site:

Only registrations made through the aforementioned site, on the following dates and after payment of the due fee (as seen on the table below), will be accepted 










50 €

70 €



25 €

40 €



13 €

25 €

3,5Km (aprox)


 6 €*

 6 €*


* Free registration for children up to the age of 8.

 Registrations are opened and will be closed on the dates that, for each edition, are presented on the site that should be consulted.


** Official Technical T-Shirt

Athletes registered in this period will NOT have their Official Technical T-shirt (offered with the registration) included in the participant kit that will be delivered at the race office. The official technical t-shirt will be sent by post within six weeks after the race date.


PREMIUM REGISTRATION - For an additional €19,00 and only until April 8th, 2022

For an additional fee of 19,00€ and only until April 8th 2022, the athletes have the possibility of selecting the "Premium" option, which will entitle them to the following services:

- Race bibs sent by courier (for this to happen, an address must be provided, where the parcel may be delivered in person);

- Lunch;

- VIP Massage.

   Registrations are opened and will be closed on the dates that, for each edition, are presented on the site that should be consulted.



The race has a limit of two thousand participants.

The organisation may, at any moment, increase or limit the number of registrations planned for the race according to the needs/ technical/structural availabilities, without previous notice.



The Organisation suggests the use of the equipment that has been approved for the current edition of the Race, according to these Rules.

The Organisation approves for this race a model of equipment with the inclusion of the official sponsors, commercial partners and suppliers of the competition, which shall be retrieved by the participants on 7th May, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on a marquee that will be appropriately identified, by the National Flag at Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira (Top of Parque Eduardo VII).

In alternative, the equipment may be sent by the Organization to an address provided for that effect at registration. This service of sending the kit is only available for the registration with the “Premium” pack option, which also includes lunch (pasta party / BBQ) and a VIP massage, with an added cost of 19,00 € (eighteen Euros fifty cents). This pack may be acquired until April 8th, only at the aforementioned site.



The organisation provides medical support to all participating athletes, with ambulances available in the premises along the route and at the start / finish.

If ensuing medical care is necessary, this will be provided at the public health services, under their responsibility.

The organisation, in cooperation with police entities, will condition traffic during the race. However, it cannot be held accountable for any accidents or damages incurred among participants or caused by third parties to participants.



The participants must possess the necessary health condition for sports activities. At registration, the participants accept that they feel physically and psychologically prepared for the inherent effort required by the sports event they will be taking part in.

All participants, without exception, must possess the necessary health condition for sports activities, and therefore they exempt the race’s organisation, its partners, supporters and public bodies involved from any responsibility.

The Organisation provides the participants with personal accident insurance.

All participating athletes, registered according to the procedures stated in these rules, benefit from personal accident insurance valid for the duration of the event.

The organisation’s responsibility in terms of insurance will be over the moment the event’s official timekeeping is ended.



The participants will commit to, under word of honour, respect the following rules they declare to know, accept and respect:

Respect the technical rules of the Race;

Respect the general rules of the Race and of the Organisation;

Respect the rules and recommendation from the Organisation;

Respect the schedules and particular prescriptions of each race, foreseen by each race’s organiser;

Respect the good use of their equipment;

Respect the representatives of the organisation;

Respect the sporting spirit during the Race and that of their opponents.

All Participants must be committed to having exemplary public behaviour, during the Race, which cannot, in any way, jeopardise the good name and reputation of the organisation and its partners, sponsors and other participants.



Dopping is forbidden from all sports participants within and outside the Race.

Each participant has the duty of ensuring that they do not introduce, or that it is not introduced, any forbidden substance, or that they do not use any forbidden method.

The participants are personably accountable for any forbidden substance or its metabolites or markers found in their organic samples, as well as the use of any forbidden method.



The organisation will not allow participation/disqualify from the race any Participant that has any of the following behaviours:

  1. Forge any element in their registration;
  2. Is not present at the start, at the required time and place;
  3. Does not respect instructions from the organisation;
  4. Does not meet the required physical and psychological conditions to participate;
  5. Does not have a bib;
  6. Does not have the bib, well visible, in the front of their t-shirt, in the places specified by the organisation;
  7. Wears another athlete’s bib;
  8. Folds or manipulates the ads on the bib;
  9. Uses the provided bib in a wrongful manner;
  10. Does not follow the signage placed by the Organisation and jumps the railing to the start;
  11. Does not cover the established course in its entirety;
  12. Shows clearly unsportsmanlike behaviour (for example: pushing or impeding other athletes in order to intentionally hinder their progression)
  13. Doping;
  14. Does not respect the other participants, the Organisation itself, and the security agents, and other race support parties.



The registration in this event and the acceptance of these rules automatically imply that the Participant authorises the Organisation to full or partially capture the Participant during the event.  These images may be used freely in the promotion and advertising of the event in every media channel (television, radio, press, internet, billboards, cards and fliers, photos and videos). The Participant therein grants the Organisation all image rights aforementioned for the purpose of commercial use and advertising, forfeiting the right to receive any financial compensation from the Organisation. 



The Organisation exclusively holds the advertising and commercial rights of the Race, thus becoming their responsibility to negotiate and manage such rights on behalf and for the benefit of all participants, sponsors, partners and other entities.

The Organisation exclusively holds the right to receive, withhold and distribute all of the revenue from the commercial use of the commercial and advertising rights.

All Participants must scrupulously abide by all commercial contracts and agreements concerning the commercial use of the Race. Participants must make every possible effort to ensure the compliance with the obligations undertaken thereunder by the Organisation.

Except given express consent by the Organisation, the Participant is expressly prohibited to display or put up any publicity, and promote companies, products, goods, equipment or services, during the Race.

The Participant is responsible for any obligations resulting from the use of registered trademarks, patents and licenses of intellectual property rights, during the Race and upon its completion.

Should the Organisation be sued for breaching any of the rights mentioned in the previous paragraph, the Participant is then bound to compensate the Organisation for every expense resulting from such breach.



The Participants are required to behave in a responsible manner in what concerns the cleanliness and protection of the environment in every area used during the event, including the race course, the starting point and the finishing line. Littering is expressly prohibited during and after the Race. When applicable, it is the Participants’ responsibility to keep any rubbish derived from the food and beverages distributed during the Race. Rubbish bins provided by the Organisation, will be placed along the race course and at the finishing line. Failure to abide by these rules will result in the immediate exclusion of the Participant, as well as exclusion from participating in any other events organised by the same Organisation.



By registering, all Participants accept the present rules and, should any doubt or situation not foreseen here arise, they should inform the Organisation and present such queries in writing.

By clicking the box, you are agreeing to the terms and conditions of registration and participation in the Race and to all the conditions in the present Rules, which is the equivalent to declaring the following:

  1. I have read and agree to the Official Rules of the Lisbon Eco Marathon Race, made available on the website ;
  2. I am aware of my health status and confirm that I meet the physical and mental requirements to take part in the Race;
  3. I declare that I will not take part in the Race, should my health status change after registration;
  4. I am aware of the contents of the existing insurance policy;
  5. By taking part in the Race, I authorise the Organisation and their partners in this Race to use my image completely free of charge and without any restrictions. I thus yield all image rights, namely photographs and video footage captured during the Race, forfeiting to receive any earnings resulting from the diffusion of such images in communicational support pieces;
  6. It is of my own free will that I take part in this Race, exempting the Organisation, their parters, directors, associates and other companies associated with the Event, from any responsibility resulting from my participation, before, during and after the Event (for instance, loss of personal belongings by theft, damages or other circumstances);
  7. I am aware of the conditions of cancellation of the Race, which I fully accept.



Complaints must be presented in writing on site at the Event’s premises or after the Race, to the following e-mail address



The Organisation of Lisbon Eco Marathon fully complies with the Data Protection Law in force. The athletes are fully aware and authorise the insertion and treatment of their personal data on files belonging to the Event’s Organisation. Said information will be used with the purpose of development, administrative and commercial management and other activities. The athletes must state the name they wish to see on the bib, in the participant’s list and on the final score that shall be published on the website of the Event.  In spite of the previous, the privacy policy allows the athlete to request the amendment or removal of their data by sending an e-mail request to

By confirming their registration, the Participant authorises to be contacted by Prozis, Stream Plan e Clube Desportivo e Recreativo Chronos by phone, sms and e-mail with the following purpose:

  • Payment/Billing information
  • Participants’ information
  • Classification information
  • Information on the Race

Additionally, if the Participant grants the relevant authorisation upon registration, it will authorise the Organisation to:

  • Process the personal data received by the Organisation or generated as consequence of registration in the Race, for the execution of general commercial actions or adapted to the Participant’s profile, by any medium (Letter, telephone, e-mail, SMS, MMS, instant messaging apps, etc.), about products or services from the Organisation and the companies belonging to the Podium Events, S.A. group, or related to the execution and organisation of events, races and sports competitions, merchandising or similar activities, during the period of time foreseen by the Organisation in its internal policies for retaining data. The Participant can, at any moment, revoke the present authorisation.

The Participant may, at any given time, exercise their right of access, correction, cancellation/deletion,  opposition, limitation and portability recognised by the laws relating to Data Protection in force, by addressing the Organisation through registered mail with delivery receipt, at the address Avenida Engenheiro Duarte Pacheco, n.º 19, 3º Esq, 1070- 100 Lisboa or by the following e-mail address

Notwithstanding the Participants ability to exercise the aforementioned rights, the Organisation will retain the personal data provided by the Participant or generated as a consequence registration and or participation in the Race for its duration, as well as during the limitation period of judicial actions that may be presented by either party.

Once that period is over, the Organisation may retain the processed personal data with the purpose of identifying former participants in order to offer them discounts and promotional campaigns in future races, as well as to be able to provide them with products and services from the Organisation, whenever said Participants have authorised so.

For a better understanding of the data protection policies implemented by the Organisation, the Participants should consult the terms of the Privacy Policy published on the official website of the Event:



There are several reasons that might force the Organisation to suspend, postpone or cancel the Race, as well as to change the location, schedule or course of the Race. In none of these circumstances may the Organisation be held accountable for breach of contract. Consequently, no accountability will be asked of the Organisation as it shall not be obliged to financially, or in any other way, compensate any athlete, person or entity by this fact.



The Organisation is not held accountable for any loss or malfunction that might affect the Participants’ equipment. The Participant exonerates the Organisation of responsibility for the loss or any damage of any personal object, under every circumstance.

By registering and validating the registration in Lisbon Eco Marathon, the Participants acknowledge and fully accept the Rules, renouncing any legal action against the Organisation, derived from their participation in the Race.

These Rules are subject to change. Any changes, amendments or eventual annexes to the present Rules shall be published on the official website of the Event, and will be tacitly accepted, should there be no opposition of any of the introduced rules in a maximum of eight days from date of release, provided that such opposition is made in writing to the Organisation by the following e-mail address:

The Organisation shall form a Race Jury, comprised of five elements of the Organisation that shall decide on the sanctions to be applied and on every matter concerning the Race that has not been subject to these Rules, as well as to decide on any misinterpretation of the Rules.

If a registered athlete does not participate in the Race and in case the documentation and eventual gifts are not collected at the appropriate location, no such items will be sent afterwards, as these are only to be collected on the date and venue of the Event.

The Lisbon Eco Marathon is organised by Stream Plan in partnership with Clube Desportivo e Recreativo Chronos.

The present Rules come into effect at 00.00 on the 16th of March 2021, revoking all previous dispositions or determinations.





The Lisbon Eco Marathon will take place on Sunday May, 8th, 2022.

The start and finish will be located at Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira, Parque Eduardo VII.

The Marathon (42.195 km) starts at 8:30 a.m.

The Half Marathon (21.1 Km) starts at 9:30 a.m.

The Mini Marathon (12 Km) starts at 10 a.m.

The Caminhada (Walk) ReWalk (approx. 3.5 Km) starts at 10:15 a.m.

The race will have a time limit of 6 hours, meaning that bearing in mind the start time for the Marathon, it will end at 2:30 p.m. After this time traffic will be reopened on the entire course.



Below are the courses of the 4 races.

Marathon (42.195 Km) / Half Marathon (21.1 Km) / Mini Marathon (12 Km)

 All 3 races will start at Parque Eduardo VII, with the course mainly through Monsanto Forest Park, and the finish line at the same place that the starting line.

The Caminhada ReWalk (approx. 3.5 km) is a walk without any competitive aspect, which will start at Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira and will cover all the area of Parque Eduardo VII, Pavilhão Carlos Lopes, Jardim Amália, returning to the starting point.



The use of non-reusable packages is strictly forbidden.

Any participant who chucks any packaging or any other product onto the ground shall be immediately disqualified.

The Organisation will have the following drinks stations.

 Marathon (42 Km):

9 SS + Km 42 (Finish).


Half Marathon (21 km):

4 SS + Km 21 (Finish).


Mini Marathon (12 Km):

2 SS + Km 12 (Finish).


Caminhada ReWalk (aprox. 3.5 km):

Fruit and fluids will be made available at the Finish of the Caminhada ReWalk.



The Organisation will temporarily take care of the athletes’ “belongings” (from all 4 races). The athletes must ensure that these are well stored, in order to avoid the loss of objects and/or valuables, a situation for which the Organisation may not be held accountable. 

The Organisation is not responsible for the loss, theft or deterioration of the participants’ goods.


  1. RANKS

Results will be made available in the following age groups:




18-34 YEARS

M35 e F35

35-39 YEARS

M40 e F40

40-44 YEARS

M45 e F45

45-49 YEARS

M50 e F50

50-54 YEARS

M55 e F55

55-59 YEARS

M60 e F60

60-64 YEARS

M65 e F65


* - The minimum age of participation in the distances of 42 km and 21 km of the Lisbon Eco Marathon is, in both genders, 18 years old (Juniors), being included in the “Seniors” category.

* - The minimum age of participation at a distance of 12 km from the Lisbon Eco Marathon is, in both genders, 14 years old (Juniors), being included in the “Seniors” category.

All athletes who are minors at the date of the event, must be accompanied by the term of responsibility signed by the parent / guardian.

Whenever the Organisation asks for it, the athletes shall show an identification document (national ID card or other official document), or else they may not receive their prize(s).




Requests to change races within the program of the Lisbon Eco Marathon (42km, 21km and 12 km) will be accepted until 11:59 p.m. on 8th April 2022, and there will be no reimbursement from the Organisation if the registration to be changed is more expensive than registration in the chosen race. If the chosen race is more expensive than the original one, the participant will be asked to pay the remaining sum corresponding to the difference between fees, at the time of the request.






 The athlete's participation kit consists of a technical jersey allusive to the race, the dorsal on “tyvek” paper, with a non-detachable chip, and a tag for a cloakroom.

These are the sizes available for the technical t-shirt: S, M, L and XL. Sizes will be allocated according to the requests made at registration.

Participation kits will be picked up on 7th May, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on a marquee that will be appropriately identified, by the National Flag at Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira (Top of Parque Eduardo VII). No kits will be handed at any other dates.

Through the Premium pack option, and an extra fee of 19.00 Euros, you may have the participation kit sent to an address provided for that end at registration. This service, as mentioned in point 2.1.2 also includes lunch (pasta party / show cooking) and a relaxation massage with the duration of approximately 45 min.

Note: Athletes registered in the last registration period (from 29th April, 2022 to 6th May, 2022) will NOT have their Official Technical T-shirt (offered with the registration) included in the participant kit that will be picked up at the race office. The official technical t-shirt will be sent by post within six weeks after the race date.



- The use of the official race bib and chip is compulsory for all participants.

- The bib provided must be placed on the chest, well visible.

- The bib and the chip are codified for each participant, and their use is personal and non-transferable. 

The Organisation is not responsible for any results that may be missing due to negligent handling, bad placement and/or deterioration of the chip.

The baggage tag must be placed on the bag/backpack in a way that it is easily visible.




The standard participation kit includes the participation in ReWalk, and will have a bracelet that gives access to the cloakroom, and supply station at the end.

 Sizes available: S, M, L, XL.

Participation kits will be picked up on 7th May, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., on a marquee that will be appropriately identified, by the National Flag at Alameda Cardeal Cerejeira (Top of Parque Eduardo VII). No kits will be handed at any other dates.



Personal accident insurance:

  Contractual Guarantees


Death or Permanent Incapacity

28 046.00 €

Funeral Expenses

2 244.00 €

Treatment and Repatriation Expenses

4487.00 €


60 €

This insurance has a deductible of 60 euros, the responsibility of the participant.



In the 24 hours following the end of the race, the results by age group will be released. These results are only used to place the participants within their age group, according to their finishing time, and are not used for prize giving.

For the purpose of age group results, chip time will be taken into account, that is, the time the athlete took from the moment they crossed the starting line until the moment they crossed the finish line.

Results used for prize giving will take into account the order of arrival of the first athletes, male and female, regardless of their starting time.

There will also be results by Clubs and Corporate Teams.



All participants in the competitive races, who conclude them, will receive an exclusive event medal and they may download their participation diploma in the race’s official website.

The first 3 male and female finishers of each race will receive prizes during an official ceremony, as well as the Bigger Group (Clubs / Companies).

The prizes will be handed during the official prize giving ceremony. The presence at the ceremony is a moment created to praise the winners and partners that made the event possible, and for that reason there will be no prize giving after the event.



Official website

E-mail for matters related to registration

E-mail for general doubts


  1. JURI

The Organisation shall constitute a Trial Jury composed of five members of the Organisation that will decide on any sanctions to be applied and/or all matters related to any evidence that has not been subject, or has been misinterpreted, regarding these rules.



If a registered athlete does not participate in the event, nor is the pick up of their documentation and any gifts presented at the race office, no such material will be sent afterwards. It can only be collected at the venue on the dates of the event.