Races / Events

Join the BMO Vancouver Marathon and don’t look back – look everywhere. The mountains beckon, the ocean glistens, the electric Vancouver spectators energize each step you take. This is spectacular Vancouver – where the West Coast vibe is about activity, adventure and of course, running.

All Marathon, Half Marathon, 8KM, and Relay finishers receive tech shirts, medals, and more!

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Schedule of Events

Thursday – Saturday, May 2-4

  • Free Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo – Vancouver Convention Centre West 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC
  • Thursday, May 3 – 5pm to 8pm
  • Friday, May 4 – 11am to 8pm
  • Saturday, May 5 – 10am to 6pm

Saturday, May 4

  • 9:00am:  Running Room Friendship Run – Stanley Park, Devonian Park. Meet at Running Room Dennman, at Denman and Georgia
  • 11:00am:  Kids Run – Stanley Park, Ceperly Park

Sunday, May 5

  • 7:00am:  Half Marathon Start – Queen Elizabeth Park, Midlothian Ave
  • 8:00am:  Half Marathon champion – Finish Line
  • 8:30am:  Marathon & Relay Start – Queen Elizabeth Park, Midlothian Ave
  • 9:30am:  8KM Start – Stanley Park, Lagoon Drive
  • 10:45am: Marathon champion – Finish Line
  • 8:00am – 3:30pm:  Finish Line – West Pender St. between Bute & Thurlow
  • 8:30am – 3:30pm:  Street Festival – West Hastings St. between Bute & Burrard

Proud hosts of the 2010 Olympics, Vancouver is a welcoming city recognized for healthy lifestyles and beauty. Encouraging beginner runners to elite athletes, the BMO Vancouver Marathon invites local and international participants, spectators and media to celebrate the love of running, courage and camaraderie in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. So don’t wait – come experience a running event with unique courses that showcase breathtaking views, a journey past some of the city’s iconic landmarks and a sensational downtown finish. Come and give it all you’ve got, reach your potential, and achieve your goals!