Weather on the Westcoast

Weather on the Westcoast in May is great for running the BMO Vancouver Marathon and Half Marathon

May historically is an optimal time for running in Vancouver, BC. The last few years have proven perfect conditions for running a Marathon or Half Marathon, in fact, with an average high of 15°C and clear skies. The BMO Vancouver Marathon takes place during a perfect time of the year, annually on the first weekend of May!

Early mornings promise milder temperatures before the city warms up mid-day. The city averages minimal participation come May, and race weekend is generally forecasted to be sunny with a low of 10°C and high of 18°C. Check out CTV for the official 7-day forecast.

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The fast Half Marathon starts early at 7am, followed by the Marathon and Relay at 8:30am.

Early mornings promise milder temperatures before the city begins to warm up mid-day.

“While staying hydrated is the goal, there is a also a risk of drinking too much fluid. Over-hydration can cause a condition call Hyponatremia, which can lead to serious and dangerous complications.” – Medical Director for Rockdoc Consulting Inc.

– See more medical advice here.

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