Father’s Day Race

On March 15, prepare the equipment and catch a train to Oporto.

The 17th Edition of the Father’s Day Race will take place on March 15, at round 09:00, with the start and finish lines located at Av. Norton de Matos, near the roundabout of Queimódromo (Parque da Cidade do Porto).

The event includes a timed 10-km race and a non-competitive mini hike of 5 km.


CP Services: Regional and InterRegional | Oporto urban trains

We recommend the Oporto S. Bento or Oporto Campanhã Stations which will provide the transfers connecting to Parque da Cidade do Porto [Porto City Park].

Oporto Metro and STCP Connections

Customers may use, on their account, the public transports of Oporto:

  • Oporto Metro – Blue Line (A) to Senhor de Matosinhos, exit in Matosinhos Sul (direct from Campanhã up to (near) Queimódromo)
  • STCP – 205: Campanhã – Castelo do Queijo, exit: Pr. Cid. Salvador.

Regional, InterRegional

  • 30% off return tickets to Oporto Campanhã, on journeys to be taken between March 16 and 18.

Oporto Urban Trains

  • Special €2 return ticket, valid on March 15, for journeys from any station to Oporto.

The proof that you are entitled to the discount is shown at the time you buy the train ticket and on board, during the inspection, upon presenting the registration proof or the race number and the personal identification document.

Intercidades, Regional and InterRegional

Available from the Online Ticket Office, CP ticket officesCP App and other sales points or on board when the departure station does not have an available ticket office. The payment on board can only be made in cash or with the CPmais card.

The 30% discount is only available from the CP ticket offices or on board.

Oporto Urban Trains

The special €2 ticket is available from the CP ticket offices and the Ticket Vending Machines from March 11, or on board on the day itself if none of the aforementioned sales points are available at the departure site. The payment on board can only be made in cash.

To travel on the Oporto Urban Trains you just need a Siga card, without journeys, or a CP Pass card. If you do not have a card, you can buy one for an additional cost of €0.50.

You must present the race registration proof during the inspection on board. Before boarding the train, you must always validate your ticket.

If you travel on the Oporto Urban Trains, you can use its large range of free car parks and there are special rates at the paid parks.