Shark Race

Tavira, Faro, Armacao de Pera, Lagos

Sun Aug 14th 2016 to Sun Aug 28th 2016 at 20:00 until 23:00
Algarve, Across the region, Algarve

Event Details

This innovative night race takes place on the beaches of the Algarve during August and aims to raise funds for the protection of sharks.

Held at four different locations across the region, each event comprises two parts, with different levels of difficulty, including an 8km race and a 4km walk.

The Shark Race starts on 14th August in Tavira and moves on to Faro on 18th, then to Armacao de Pera on the 23rd, ending on 28th August at Meia Praia in Lagos.

Starting time for each race/walk in 9pm.

If you want to take part, you need to register now via the official Shark Race website (in Portuguese).


  • The registration fee for the 8km race is10€ (15€ on the day).
  • The fee for the 4km walk is €8 (€12 on the day).
  • If you want to take part in all four event the fee for the race is €20 (€ 25 on the day) and the walk is to €18 (€ 22 on the day).

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