Marathon Weekend

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

Packet pick up is at the Portland Marathon Sports & Fitness Expo, held at our host hotel, the Hilton Portland on Friday, October 2, 2015 from 11am – 8p.m. and on Saturday, October 3, 2015 from 9am  – 7pm. Remember there is no packet pickup Sunday.

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

The starting line for the Portland Marathon & Portland Marathon Half is at SW 4th and Taylor in downtown Portland, Oregon. The events start together (learn more about our corral system below) at 7 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 4, 2015.

How do I know if I’m registered?

If you’re unsure if you’re registered, send us an email ( You must bring your photo ID with you to the Expo on marathon weekend for packet pick-up.

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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