Vancouver Sun Run Route and Road Closures

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The 2024 Vancouver Sun Run is happening on Sunday, April 21st and for those participating or spectating, here is the route map and road closure information for the event:

The 2024 Run

The 2024 Vancouver Sun Run presented by HerbaLand Naturals takes place on Sunday, April 21, 2024 at 9:00am throughout Downtown Vancouver.

It is open to international elite competitors, recreational runners, joggers and walkers, wheelchair competitors, teams, schools and children. Included in entry is a shirt, personalized race bib with timing tag, water stations, live entertainment along the course, and the finishers party at BC Place. You can register up until Thursday, April 18th at noon.

Vancouver Sun Run Road Closures

Expect closures along the route from 8/8:30am until about 12:00pm. The run begins at Georgia and Thurlow, continues west on Georgia to Denman, south on Denman to beach Ave, souteast on Beach to Pacific, south over the Burrard Bridge, south on Burrard to 3rd Ave, east on 3rd to Fir, south on Fir to 4th Ave, east on 4th to 6th Ave, east on 6th Ave under the Cambie Bridge to 3rd Ave, east, 3rd Ave to Columbia, South on Columbia St to 6th Ave, East on 6th Ave to Quebec Ave, North on Quebec Ave to Terminal and continue on Pacific BLVD to Griffiths Way to finish.

For the Mini Sun Run and Finish Area in False Creek, expect closures from Pacific Blvd from Nelson to Carrall, Expo Blvd from Quebec to Pat Quinn Way, and Cambie Bridge Pacific Ave Exit from 5:00am to 1:00pm.

Vancouver Sun Run Route and Course Map

START AREA: Georgia, from Seymour to Bute
FINISH AREA: Pacific Blvd – BC Place Stadium to Pat Quinn Way

Transit Access

To help runners get to the start line on Sunday, April 21, TransLink is starting service earlier on SkyTrain and SeaBus, and offering a special West Coast Express train. SkyTrain service on the Expo and Millennium lines will begin approximately 30 minutes earlier. SeaBus morning service will start one hour earlier, with the first sailings.

West Coast Express will operate the following special trains:

  • Westbound train departing from Mission City Station at 7:00am
  • Eastbound return train departing from Waterfront Station at 1:00pm

In a remarkable journey spanning four decades, the Vancouver Sun Run has solidified its status as a staple event in British Columbia’s event history. What began in 1985 as a vision to promote fitness and well-being among Vancouverites has grown into a massive celebration of athleticism, drawing participants from all walks of life. As the Vancouver Sun Run marks its 40th year, it not only commemorates its own history but also the stories of countless individuals who have made each step a part of their personal journey toward health and accomplishment.

Follow the Vancouver Sun Run on Facebook for up-to-date information and instructions.

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