Marathon Weekend

Where and when is the pre-race Expo and packet pick-up?

The Portland Marathon Sports & Fitness Expo is held at our host hotel, the Hilton Portland (503.226.1611) on Friday, Oct. 3rd from 11am-8pm and on Saturday, Oct. 4th from 9am -7pm. There is no packet pickup or registration Sunday.

Where and when is the start for the Portland Marathon and Portland Marathon Half?

The Portland Marathon and Portland Marathon Half starting line is on SW 4th and Taylor in downtown Portland, Oregon. The events start together (learn more about our corral start here) at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 5, 2014.

How do I know if I’m registered?

If you registered online, you received an email confirmation of your registration at the time you registered. Send corrections to Also, you must bring the confirmation e-mail with you to the Expo on marathon weekend for packet pick-up. You must pick up your own packet!

Who can pick up my packet for me?

Just you. Participants need to pick up their own packets and bring their photo ID. If you have a special situation and cannot make it to pick up, email Debbie at to make special arrangements.

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