Porto City Race explores pedestrian routes of the 1800s

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The seventh edition of Porto City Race explores pedestrian routes of the 1800s and the city Historic Centre.

The event will take place earlier than usual, from 21 to 22 April. The starting pistol will be fired at 10 am, respectively, from the Gardens of the Palácio de Cristal and the Trindade Metro Station.

Due to the regular changes in European sporting competitions, this year's edition of the orienteering pedestrian race ranks only to Portugal City Race, which also includes foreign competitors.

The first part of the race, on 21 April, will have a rural setting, raising awareness of pedestrian paths in the nineteenth century, called the Romantic pathways of Porto. Arrival and departure from the Gardens of Palácio de Cristal. In parallel, the third round of the Orienteering Portugal Cup will be held on the same day with participants being invited to bring food supplies, school material and clothes for charity purposes in Portugal and in other countries in Africa.

On Sunday, 22 April, Porto City Race continues in Porto Historic Centre, classified as a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1996. This will be the major race and arrival and departure are from the Trindade Metro Station.

Porto City Race is organised by Sports Group Quatro Caminhos and it is open to people of any age who can participate individually or collectively. The organisation provides monitors who grant assistance to less experienced participants.

Registration can be completed via email