September 2020

Now a 10K timed race!

Lisbon Vodafone 10k

The 2020 edition of Vodafone 10K has a very important novelty! In response to the requests of the runners and following the world trends, the distance of the race changes from 7, 2km to 10kms timed, being now named as Vodafone 10k!

The distance change transforms this mini marathon into a competitive race, allowing runners to record their time on an official distance, 10 km. However, the race does not lose its popular charism since it will remain open to runners who wish to participate in a leisure mode, crossing the bridge 25 April walking or marching feeling a spirit of happiness and conviviality with people from all social status, beliefs and origins.

The Vodafone 10k is proud of its popularity and has been the preferred races to some of Portuguese political and social personalities such as presidents, prime ministers, city mayors and local and international celebrities.

Time limit

3.5 hours

Registrations limit


Event Schedule


Event Schedule


19th of March 2020

10:00 – 20:00

Opening of Sport Expo: CCB – Centro Cultural de Belém, Praça do Império / Rua Bartolomeu Dias, 1449-003 Lisboa – Sports and Leisure Fair where the athletes can collect their kitbag (bib number and the official t-shirt).


20th of March 2020

10:00 – 20:00

Kitbag (bib number and official t-shirt) delivery at Sport Expo – Sports and Leisure Fair.


21st of March 2020

10:00 – 20:00

Kitbag (bib number and official t-shirt) delivery at Sport Expo – Sports and Leisure Fair.


22nd of March 2020


Start of the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon


Lisbon Vodafone 10k

Race Course

The course for the Vodafone 10K will be shared shortly.

Start line

Ponte 25 de Abril

Finish line

Mosteiro dos Jerónimos – Praça do Império.



5 km

Time limit

3.5 hours



Participation Kitbags

The delivery of the participation kitbags (bib number and official t-shirts) will take place on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, on the 19th and 20th of March from 10:00 AM to 20:00, at the Sport Expo: CCB – Centro Cultural de Belém, Praça do Império / Rua Bartolomeu Dias, 1449-003 Lisbon.

The athletes can nominate someone to collect their BIB. The nominee needs to present the registration document and a copy of a personal ID document from the registered runner.

The “Participation Kitbag” will include:

One technical t-shirt

One BIB with Chip

One bag


Kitbags delivery

Sport Expo: CCB – Centro Cultural de Belém, Praça do Império / Rua Bartolomeu Dias, 1449-003 Lisboa.

Day 19th and 20th March

Delivery 10:00h – 20:00h

How to get to the starting line

The access to the EDP Lisbon Half Marathon and Lisbon Vodafone 10k starting line is limited to the Fertagus Pragal train station. To get to the starting line all participants must use the Fertagus train to arrive to the Pragal station.

To get the Fertagus train stations, the athletes can use for free (by presenting their BIB) the Lisbon public transportation system (subway, buses and trains).

Estação do Pragal



1. Integrated in the program of the “EDP Half Marathon Lisbon”, the Vodafone 10k takes place at the same time of the Half Marathon. It is a competition of 10,000 meters, departing from the “Praça da Portagem” at the 25 de Abril bridgeat at 10:55. The route in its initial part is the same of the Half Marathon ending also at the Jerónimos Monastery;

2. Registration available on the official website of the race, www.maratonaclubedeportugal.com.

3. The registrations values differ along the time.

4. The number of registrations for this race is limited to 17.500.

5. All athletes may participate as long as they are duly enrolled. Applications for the amendment of registrations will not be accepted. Registrations are personal and untransferable.

6. In any situation, the organization will not return of the registration fee.

7. The organization may at any time suspend or extend the deadlines, add or limit the number of entries of the competition without prior notice.

8. There are VIP BIBs for a rate of €150.00, named as “special VIP”.

9. The organization has the rights to attribute VIP BIBs to athletes and personalities.

10. “Special VIP” BIBs owners are entitled to:
– Transportation from the official race hotel to the departure;
– Access to the front line of the departure;
– Equipment collection;
– Access to VIP tent, that includes food catering, at the finish line.

11. The “participation kit” is delivered together with the BIBl and contains:
– A technical tshirt
– A BIB with timing chip
– A bag
– Other gifts and information from the sponsors

12. All duly enrolled athletes may collect their BIB and their “Participation kit”on the three days preceding the race. On the race day are not delivered any BIB or Kit.

13. To pick up the BIB and the “Participation kit”, is necessary to present:
13.1 The registration document printed or on the smartphone
13.2 An identification document of the athlete

14. The BIB is untransmissible and when used by other runner will imply the disqualification of both runners.

15. The race BIBs and the timing chip are the identification of the athlete and must be fixed at the pectoral zone of the athlete.

16. It is recommended that the runners fill their personal data on the back of their BIB. This information will be used in case of any accident or physical indisposition that may occur during the race.

17. The athletes will be declassified when:
17.1. Uses the BIB of another athlete;
17.2. Damages the BIB:
17.3. Does not have the BIB placed in the pectoral area;
17.4. Fold the BIB to reduce its size;
17.5. A default BIB placement implies possible failure to obtain results;
17.6. Individuals without BIB will not be allowed to stay on the race course;
17.7. Skip time controls either in the starting zone or the arrival area;
17.8. Does not respect the the race instructions;
17.9. Falsify any element on the registration;
17.10. Manifest an unsuitable physical state or apparent weakness before departure;
17.11. Use more than one BIB or chip;
17.12. Manifest anti-sports behavior;

18. There will be personal classifications for all runners. The first three runners of each gender will award with symbolic prizes (identical to both genders).

19. All athletes that finish the race will receive an official medal and other souvenirs offered by the sponsors.

20. The timing system and classification is managed by “Chronotrack”, an electronic platform that only works correctly if the athletes places their BIB properly.

21. There will be no gear check on the departure.

22. Athletes are entitled to a personal accident insurance, as provided for in the article 9 of the Decree-Law no. 146/93, on April the 26th, with a capital for death or permanent disability of 28 000,00 EUR and treatment costs up to 4000,00 EUR. Although the organization, has a service of medical assistance throughout the race and in the area of ​​the goal where a medical tent will be installed. Participants must meet the necessary health conditions for the effort inherent to the test. Upon registration the athlete is confirming that he is physically and psychologically fit to participate on the race.

23. When registering in this race, the runners transfer to the organization and its partners, freely and unconditionally, his image rights that can be used on the race promotion.

24. The race can be cancelled due to factors external to the organization (eg: extreme weather conditions, strikes, governmental restrictions…). We remember that in any situation the organization will not return registration fee.

25. It’s expressly prohibited, the participation of runners with pets, strollers, roller skates and any other tool.

26. The organization has several platforms to give support the participants and answer to any doubt that they may have.

27. The omissive situations form this regulation will be resolved by the technical director of the race accordingly with the official regulations in force and opinions of the IAAF/AIMS.

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