Half Marathon

Course Map

BMO Vancouver Half Marathon Map

Kilometre Markers

The BMO Vancouver Half Marathon course is marked every kilometre and every five miles.

Stations – 8

Water Station: All stations on course
Nuun Electrolyte Drink: Station 2, 3, 5, 6, 7 & 8
Medical Station: Station 3, 4, 5, 6, 7 & 8
CLIF Gels/Bloks Station: Station 3
Food Station (Bananas): Station 5

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Start Line Map

Finish Line Map

BMO Vancouver Marathon - Street Festival

The Finish Line is located on W Pender St between Bute & Thurlow.

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The Street Festival is located on W Hastings St between Bute & Burrard.

Turn by Turn

START on Midlothian Ave

  • Bear left as Midlothian Ave turns into 29th Avenue
  • Right onto Cambie St
  • Continue down Cambie and over Cambie Street Bridge
  • Bear right onto the exit ramp down to Pacific Blvd (East)
  • Continue East passing BC Place Stadium and Science World
  • Proceed South on Quebec St about halfway between E 1st Ave and E 2nd Ave then turnaround 
180 degrees
  • Return North on Quebec St
  • Pass the Dr. Sun Yat-Sen Chinese Garden on the left
  • Left onto West Pender St and under the Chinatown Millennium Gate
  • Left onto Homer St
  • Left onto Robson St
  • Right onto Hamilton St (turns into Mainland St after crossing Smithe St)
  • Left onto Davie St
  • Right onto Pacific Blvd
  • Cross at Richards St from the westbound to eastbound (on-coming) lanes on Pacific
  • Left onto Granville St (under the Granville Street Bridge)
  • Right onto Beach Ave
  • HALFWAY Cross Jervis St. (Continue on Beach Ave)
  • Continue on Beach Ave (becomes Stanley Park Drive) into Stanley Park to Second Beach
  • Left into the Second Beach parking lot
  • Exit the parking lot onto Stanley Park Drive with a hard right
  • Left onto North Lagoon Drive
  • Left through the underpass
  • Left onto Pipeline Rd
  • Right onto Stanley Park Drive
  • Follow Stanley Park Drive around Brockton Point
  • Bear left into the parking lot after Avison Way (entrance to the Aquarium) and onto the Seawall
  • Right (South) onto Denman St off Seawall
  • Left onto West Georgia St directly onto the sidewalk
  • Bear left onto West Pender St, cross Bute St and arrive at the FINISH LINE


For more on the neighbourhoods we run through, please visit runvan.org/community

Half Marathon: QE Park Start; Cambie North 1-3KM; Chinatown 4-7KM; Yaletown 7-10KM; West End past Sunset Beach and English Bay 10-12KM; Stanley Park 12-20KM; Downtown Vancouver 20-21.1KM

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