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Seventeenth Edition of the Douro Valley Half Marathon

Date: May 26, 2024
Peso da Régua, Portugal 

The Douro Vinhateiro Half Marathon, widely recognized as "THE MOST BEAUTIFUL RACE IN THE WORLD," will be back for its seventeenth edition on May 26, 2024. This iconic event continues to enchant runners and athletics enthusiasts from around the world, promising a truly unforgettable sports and wine tourism experience.

With the iconic starting point set at the Bagaúste Dam, participants will have the privilege of traversing the breathtaking landscapes along the Douro River, which borders the majestic vineyards until they reach the city of Peso da Régua, where the finish line awaits them. The race offers a unique opportunity to explore the vineyards, estates, and stunning scenery that make the Douro Vinhateiro one of the most beautiful regions in the world.

The 2024 edition promises to surprise and delight participants even more with a series of new entertainment and wine tourism offerings. Athletes and their companions can enjoy unique wine tasting experiences, cellar visits, and other wine-related activities that are an essential part of Douro's culture.

Since its inception, the Douro Vinhateiro Half Marathon has attracted athletes from all over the world, and the 2024 edition will be no exception. Over twenty thousand participants from dozens of countries are expected, all eager to compete in the majestic landscapes of the Douro Valley.

The organization of this unparalleled event continues to be handled by GlobalSport, a company with over twenty years of experience in major sports events, recognized nationally and internationally. The continued success of this race would not be possible without the support of numerous national and regional partners who share a passion for the Douro and sports.

The Douro Vinhateiro Half Marathon is much more than a race; it is a celebration of the natural beauty, culture, and wine of this iconic region of Portugal. The organization remains committed to providing an experience that is unique and can leave a lasting memory for all involved.

Registrations for the seventeenth edition of the Douro Vinhateiro Half Marathon - THE MOST BEAUTIFUL RACE IN THE WORLD are now open. For more information and registrations, visit the official event website at

Join us on May 26, 2024, and be a part of this spectacular race that celebrates the unique combination of sports, nature, and culture. Don't miss this opportunity to live a truly unforgettable experience.

About the Douro Vinhateiro Half Marathon The Douro Vinhateiro Half Marathon is one of the most legendary races in the world, known for providing a unique sports experience in the beautiful landscapes of the Douro Vinhateiro, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage site. The race is a celebration of the sport, wine, and culture of this iconic region of Portugal.

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