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You are not ready for the 42 kilometres yet but you don’t want to miss out on the fun? The Padova Half Marathon is the perfect race for you.

A challange that, unsurprisingly, was immediatly accepted by thousands of running enthusiasts.

And it was only natural because the Padova Half Marathon embraces the temple of well-being, the thermal area,starting from Abano Terme and immediately heading towards Montegrotto, then climbing through the most famous part of Padua,its wonderful squares and the Basilica del Santo, to land in the enchanting Prato della Valle.



April 21st, 2024


21,097 km


Abano Terme (PD)
9:45 am


Prato della Valle (PD)


V. Kipchirchir (KEN) 59’19” (2021)

T. Rahma (ETH) 1h09’06” (2021)


The race is open to all participants who have reached 18 years of age by the year 2024,
For Runcard members the minimum age is 20.


The race is open to Italian athletes holding one of the following types of membership:

  • RUNCARD + Competitive medical certificate for athletics (valid on the date of the event)
  • RUNCARD EPS + Competitive medical certificate for athletics (valid on the date of the event)

The race is open to all foreign athletes who hold one of the following membership cards:




Entry fees for the Padova Half Marathon 2024 are fixed as follows:

  • € 22,00 from 21.10.2023 to 03.12.2023 (Early Bird)
  • € 28,00 from 04.12.2023 to 31.01.2024
  • € 34,00 from 01.02.2024 to 22.03.2024
  • € 40,00 from 23.03.2024 to 12.04.2024
  • € 50,00 at the Expo – subject to bib numbers availability

If the maximum number is reached, registrations will be closed in advance.

  • WOMEN: € 22,00 from 21.10.2023 to 03.12.2023, then fixed fee of € 28,00 from 04.12.2023 to 12.04.2024
  • CLUBS: every 10 registrations sent by the same society or sports group, one of them is FREE until 12.04.2024. The 10 registrations must be sent AT THE SAME TIME and must be completed with all the details.

The promotions are not cumulative: the fixed fee for women is only valid for individual registrations: in case of five registrations of which a woman, the sports club promotion will be applied.




To register online click on the red button below and fill in the online form.

You can pay by credit card (Visa, Mastercard, Maestro, Paypal) or bank transfer.

The selection of the race must be made at the beginning of the screen where the different fees appear.




To subscribe by e-mail you must send to the mail

  • copy of the registration form in pdf completed and signed
  • copy of the payment by bank transfer (IBAN IT 95 Z 02008 12100 000104650252 addressed to Assindustria Sport SSDARL). In the description must be indicated: “Registration Padova Marathon 2024 + the name and surname of participant/s”.
  • copy of the Runcard (ONLY for NON FIDAL ATHLETES)
  • copy of the medical certificate for athletics, valid on 21 April 2024 (ONLY for athletes NON FIDAL MEMBERS).


It is possible to pay the registration fees of several athletes in a single solution by bank transfer, the important thing is to specify in the description the names of all athletes to which the payment refers and send all the registration cards together.



It is also possible to register in person at the offices of Assindustria Sport at Stadio Daciano Colbachini, Piazzale Azzurri d’Italia – 35134 Padova – Italy and pay the entry fee with cash or card.

The offices are open from Monday to Friday from 9 am to 1 pm and from 2 pm to 6 pm.


As soon as your registration has been recorded, you will be automatically sent a confirmation email to the address you provided in the form.

If you have sent your registration by email, we ask you to wait at least a week after sending the documents before checking your registration.

You can always check if your registration was successful clicking on the button below.



After the race, the first three men and women will be awarded the prizes on the main stage in Prato della Valle. The Padova Half Marathon Prize Money is established according to World Athletics, FIDAL, FISPES and State laws.

As per Federal regulations, in half marathon distance races, the prize money dedicated to Italians may not be awarded for male chronometric performances above 1h11’00 and female performances above 1h23’00.



The Padua Half Marathon starts from Abano Terme, with the starting line from Monteortone Stadium, then immediately head towards the center of Montegrotto Terme.

The return to Padua runs through the Mandria and via Goito. The entrance into the historic center goes up via Vescovado and Piazza del Duomo.

The race runs through the most fascinating part of the city, touching Piazza dei Signori, Piazza della Frutta, passing alongside the Caffè Pedrocchi, the Palazzo del Bo and in front of the Basilica of Sant’Antonio, emblem of Christianity. Finally, it flows into the beautiful scenery offered by Prato della Valle, one of the most evocative in the world.

Race course Padova Half Marathon 2024
Alternative roads
Arrival map of Prato della Valle
Map of the starting area


Is it valid a medical certificate that doesn’t say "Athletics"?

No. According to Federal regulations, the medical certificate must be specific for “Athletics”.

When do the registrations close?

It is possible to register until 12.04.2024 at the Expo only based on the availability of race bibs.

What does the entry fee include?

The entry fee includes:

  • race bib;
  • official t-shirt;
  • insurance and medical aid during the event;
  • refreshments and sponges along the route, according to FIDAL regulations;
  • race goody bag;
  • refreshments at the end of the race;
  • official programme and informative material;
  • transport of personal clothing from the starting line to the finish line;
  • pre-race and post-race transport by shuttle bus, from the car parks set up by the organization;
  • chip attached to the bib;
  • results sent via text at the end of the race;
  • diploma of participation downloadable from the marathon site;
  • official medal.

Are there any starting grids?

The race-bib numbers will be automatically assigned on the basis of the best personal time achieved in the last two years, declared at the time of registration.

If I am unable to participate, can I get a refund?

In case of non-participation in the competition, the registration fees are NOT refundable. However, the athlete unable to take part in the marathon or half marathon can:

  • Transfer the registration to Padova Marathon 2025 after written communication to the e-mail address by 12/04/2024. The confirmation of the registration to the edition 2025 will be subject to the payment of € 10,00 for secretarial rights to be paid after the event together with the registration form 2025.
  • Transfer the registration to another person (who must hold a regular Fidal/World Athletics membership card or Runcard + regular medical certificate) by written communication to by 12/04/2024 and upon payment of € 10,00 for secretarial rights (IBAN: IT 95 Z 02008 12100 000104650252account holder Assindustria Sport SSDARL, payment detail “name change…”).

When can I pick up my race bib number?

The race bib can be picked up at the Expo in Prato della Valle – Padua, on Friday April 19th from 3pm to 8pm, Saturday April 20th from 10am to 8pm, or Sunday April 21st from 8am to 9am at the starting area of the Haf Marathon at Abano Terme.