Downtown Detours

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Vancouver’s only Marathon is organized by the local non-profit RUNVAN® annually on the first weekend of May.


Road Closure Time Road Detours
7:30am-2:15pm Denman from Georgia to Seawall – CLOSED LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY – Bayshore Dr at Cardero
6:45am-8:45am Dunsmuir Viaduct – CLOSED
7am-9:45am Beach Ave from Stanley Park to Denman – CLOSED
7am-12:45pm Beach Ave from Denman to Jervis – ONE E/BOUND LANE CLOSED, W/BOUND LANES OPEN
9:15am-12:45pm Beach Ave from Jervis St. to Granville St. – E/BOUNDLANES CLOSED, LOCAL TRAFFIC USE ONLY BEACH AT HOWE ST.
7am-9:15:am Granville from Beach Ave to Pacific Blvd – CLOSED LOCAL TRAFFIC ONLY USE BEACH AT HOWE ST
7am-9:15:am Pacific from Richards to Seymour – E/BOUND LANES CLOSED
7am-9:15:am Pacific Blvd from Seymour to Cambie– W/BOUND LANES CLOSED – E/BOUND LANES OPEN
7am-9:15:am Homer St. from Pender St. to Robson St. – CLOSED
7am-9:15:am Robson St. from Homer St. to Hamilton St. – CLOSED
7am-9:15:am Hamilton from Robson to Smithe – CLOSED
7am-9:15:am Helmcken from Mainland to Homer – CLOSED
7am-9:15:am Mainland from Smithe to Davie – CLOSED
7am-9:15:am Davie from Mainland to Pacific Blvd – CLOSED
9am-12:45:am Burrard Bridge – Cornwall to Pacific – S/BOUND LANE OPEN -TWO N/BOUND LANES OPEN
6:30am-8am Cambie Bridge (N/BOUND) – from W 2nd to Pacific Blvd – CLOSED
6:45am-8:30am Pacific Blvd from Nelson to Quebec – CLOSED


Neighbourhood / KM Runner Times Expected Entertainment Groups & Meeting Locations Road Detours
Coal Harbour/Downtown / 40-42.2KM 10:38am Elites; 12:15am Masses Finish Line – W Hastings, 8am-12pm, Latincouver
Finish Line – W Hastings, 8am-2pm, DJ Coner
May 4th noon to 7pm May 5th

*Subject to change

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