Portland Marathon – 2024 Registration & 2023 Results

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Portland, Oregon, USA October 6, 2024 Registration open

​The Portland Marathon is an annual race that takes place in Portland, Oregon on the first Sunday of October. It was first held in 1972 with only 86 participants and has grown considerably with the current field size of around 10,000 participants.

The race consists of a full marathon (42.195 kilometers) as well as a half marathon (21.098 kilometers).

The Portland Marathon course is a fast albeit beautiful course which takes the runners through some of the most iconic landmarks and neighborhoods in town.

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Portland Marathon

Race Categories, Dates, Registration, Eligibility & Fees

Marathon Half Marathon Kids Run
Distance 42.2km 21.1km 1.6km/1mile
Start Time  7:00 am 7:15 am 11:30am
Eligibility Criterion  No eligibility criterion specified
Fees  USD 150 & Up USD 120 & Up USD 5
Registration Register here Register here Registration not yet open**
Expo Details  Venue: TBD. The 2023 expo venue was at Oregon Convention Center, 777 NE Martin Luther King Jr Blvd, Portland, OR 97232
Date & Timings: October 5, 2024 (9am – 5pm)

* Fees for Live events are time–sensitive i.e. increases closer to the race date. Early bird discounts are available. 

** Limited slots of n=500 available for kids race on a first come first served basis.

Route/Course Map

Information about the course maps & other details for the Portland Marathon 2024 is detailed below 

The Portland Marathon route is an OUT & BACK course with the below-mentioned Start and Finish points:

Start Point Finish Point
Portland’s Waterfront Park, 1000 SW Naito Pkwy Portland’s Waterfront Park, 1000 SW Naito Pkwy

Prize Money

Information about the prizes/ awards for the Portland Marathon 2024 is detailed below

  • Top 3 Age division awards (1st, 2nd, & 3rd)
  • Top 3 Overall awards (top 3 men and women) for the marathon and half marathon.
  • Team awards will be mailed to team captains after the race.

Point to Note for Prizes

  • Overall prize winners (top 3 in each race) for the marathon and half marathon will be determined by gun time, not chip time.
  • All prizes are equal for men’s and women’s categories.

2023 and Earlier Edition Results/Photos



Important Points

  • Team registration of 3 or more runners together, will enable each participant to get $5 off. Teams of 12 or more receive additional benefits.
  • Transfer / Withdrawal/ Deferral: Portland Marathon allows runners to transfer their bib to another person, defer their entry to next year, or even withdraw from the race altogether and receive a refund within the given timeframe. Visit the Transfer, Withdrawal, & Deferral Page for more details.
  • Race packet: A photo ID is required to pick up your race packet. A representative can also pick up your bag but will require a digital or hard copy of the person’s ID and a written note authorizing them to do so.
  • Weather: Historical temperature averages for race day are a low of 50 and a high of 67 degrees. The historical chance of precipitation on race day is roughly 25%.
  • Aid stations: Water & NUUN would be available at all aid stations, and Power bar Energy Gels/ Shots and fruit would be available at select aid stations. Ports Potties also would be available at all aid stations.
  • Medical aid: Every aid station on the course will be supplied with a first-aid kit. Some aid stations will also be staffed by medical professionals who will be equipped with advanced medical supplies. A full-service medical tent will also be at the finish line.
  • Pacers will be available for both the full marathon and half marathon
  • Post-race refreshments: All participants of legal age will receive a complimentary, Oregon-brewed beer. Also available are chilled protein drinks, Nuun Endurance Lemon Lime, and water. Fruits and carbohydrates will also be available along with Portland culinary treat.
  • Trains & buses: Plans have been implemented to ensure that no participants are stopped by trains or buses during the race. There are only four of locations at which trains or buses will actively cross during the hours of the race. If runners arrive at these four locations, and a train or bus is currently crossing the route, they shall be rerouted.
  • All variations of the course are measured and certified and all route iterations equal the specified 26.2 or 13.1 miles as required for certification. See more information regarding trains and buses on course.
  • Time Limits applicable for all the races after which the course would be open for regular vehicular traffic:
    • Full Marathon: 6hrs 30 min
    • Half Marathon: 6hrs 30 min

Contact Information
For help, reach out to organizers through their help section https://www.portlandmarathon.com/help
Website: https://www.portlandmarathon.com/
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