Vancouver’s only Marathon, the BMO Vancouver Marathon is one of the world’s top destination marathons, annually welcoming runners from 65+ countries! It’s coming up on Sunday, May 5, 2019, winding its way through the city on a spectacularly scenic course.
BMO Vancouver Marathon
When: Sunday, May 5, 2019 8:30am
Where: Start Line: Queen Elizabeth Park Midlothian Avenue
Finish Line: West Pender St. between Bute St. & Thurlow St.
The BMO Vancouver Marathon is also home to the BC Marathon Championships in conjunction with BC Athletics. This world-class event annually sells out. There is also a Half Marathon, 8KM, and Kids Course. Don’t miss the finish line street festival from 8:30am to 3:30pm with entertainment, food, and more.
Road Closures & Detours
Road closures will be in effect on Sunday, May 5, 2019 between 7:00am and 11:00am for the Half Marathon, 8:30am to 3:30pm for the Marathon, and 9:30am to 11:00am for the 8KM.
Race routes will impact traffic on Saturday, May 4, 2019, in Vancouver’s Riley Park, Coal Harbour and Downtown, and on Sunday, May 5, 2019 in Riley Park, South Cambie, Oakridge, Fairview, Kerrisdale, Dunbar, UBC, Point Grey, Kitsilano, West End, Coal Harbour, Chinatown, Yaletown, Cambie, False Creek and Downtown neighbourhoods. Please see the reverse side for detailed information.
Click here for a detailed PDF with road closure info for each neighbourhood »
|Neighbourhood||Road Detour Times|
|Cambie North||5:00pm May 4 to 1:00pm May 5|
|False Creek / Chinatown / Yaletown||6:45am to 8:45am|
|Cambie South||6:30am to 9:30am|
|Kerrisdale / Dunbar||8:00am to 11:00am|
|UBC||8:00am to 11:00am|
|Point Grey / Kitsilano||9:00am to 1:00pm|
|West End||7:00am to 2:15pm|
|Stanley Park||6:30am to 1:00pm|
|Coal Harbour||12:00pm May 4 to 7:00pm May 5|
|Downtown Vancouver||6:45am to 9:15am|
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