Important information for foreign runners

Data da postagem: 19/05/2016


Welcome to the most beautiful Marathon in the world. Below you will find all information you need in order to pick up your bib number and to get in at the race’s starts and shuttle points.

You will receive an exclusive gym sack with:

  •  T-shirt.
  •  Visor.
  • Bib number – please fill all the information in the back of the number.
  • Disposable chip – don´t forget to put it on your running shoes.
  • Shuttle bus ticket.
  • Sponsors material and gifts.


Pick up Kit

The delivery of the Rio Marathon kits will take place at Rio Run Expo.

Where: SulAmerica Convention Center, Paulo de Frontin Avenue, n° 1 – Cidade Nova.

Check out the dates and times:

May 26, from 10:00 am to 07:00 pm.
May 27, from 10:00 am to 08:00 pm.
May 28, from 08:00 am to 05:00 pm.

In order to pick up the kit, you must present a document with photo, the signed agreement instrument which can be find attached, and the evidence of the printed registration.

Race Day – May 29th

Starts and shuttle

See below the times of the starts of the races and the bus departures.

Starting Times

Rio de Janeiro Marathon

Where: Praça do Pontal do Tim Maia, in the neighborhood of Recreio dos Bandeirantes.
· Wheelchair users: 6:55am
· Other AWD categories: 7:00am
· Elite Women (and Vip Athletes): 7:00am
· Elite Men and other runners: 7:30am

Rio de Janeiro Half-Marathon

Where: Avenida do Pepê 500, just after the fire station, in the neighborhood of Barra da Tijuca.
· Handcycles: 6:25am
· Other AWD categories: 6:30am
· Elite Women: 6:30am
· Elite Men and other runners: 6:45am

Olympikus Family Run

Where: Aterro do Flamengo, next to Praça Cuautéhmoque – Rua Cruz Lima, in the
neighborhood of Flamengo.
· Starting time: 8:00am


Shuttle Bus – included in the registration

It is essential that the runner takes the bus ticket that was given to him/her on the day of receiving the race kit. We advise that runners arrive early at the embarkation point in order to facilitate the accommodation on the buses.

Rio de Janeiro Marathon
Departures from 5:00am, every five minutes until 5:40am.

Rio de Janeiro Half-Marathon
Departures from 4:45am, every five minutes until 5:15am.

Embarkation point: Aterro do Flamengo next to Praça Cuauhtémoque, between Cruz de Lima
street and Tucumã street.

If you are a VIP runner – the scheduled time for your arrival at the same location as the other
runners is 5:15am for the Marathon and 5:00am for the Half-Marathon.