The BMO Vancouver Marathon will return as a Virtual Race, May of 2021! Ranked one of the top destination marathons in the world, the BMO Vancouver Marathon is a scenic award-winning course that traditionally takes runners on a 42.2KM (26.2 miles) adventure past beaches, through natural parks, and along Vancouver’s Seawall – the world’s longest uninterrupted waterfront path. Vancouver’s only marathon offers 70% shoreline views and stunning scenery. Locals may continue to enjoy that beautiful backyard as you may race from wherever you are, provided it’s safe to do so in your geographical area. Join this year’s Virtual Race to collect your commemorative tech tee and other unique race rewards! 2021 participants will also receive guaranteed early bird reg opportunities in 2022 for the event’s 50th Anniversary Celebration! Please note all non-essential travel to and within BC should currently be avoided due to the COVID-19 global pandemic as directed by health authorities.
Annually in May
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Recognized by Forbes, CNN, and USA Today as one of the top destination marathons in the world, the award-winning Marathon course is renowned for its unique scenic views showcasing snow-capped mountain ranges, cherry blossom trees, and 70% shoreline views. Join in virtually this year and you’ll receive early bird reg opportunities for next year! Note: 2022 will mark the 50th Anniversary of Vancouver’s only Marathon and Canada’s largest Marathon race.
Marathon, Half Marathon, 8KM, 5KM, Relay, plus new Run Happy combo and Dynasty race options.
April 30 – May 2, locally
At select Running Room locations in Vancouver, North Vancouver, Burnaby, Surrey and Port Coquitlam, during store hours on Friday April 30, Saturday May 1, and Sunday May 2.
Kit includes a tech tee!
You may pickup your race kit locally or choose to have it shipped to you by covering the shipping cost.
May 1-31, 2021
Vancouver, BC, or virtually!
Choose your race distance
Races for Everyone: 42.2KM, 21.1KM, 8KM, 5KM, Relay, plus new Run Happy combo and Dynasty race options.
Your Registration Includes:
- Exclusive new tech tee
- Medal option with a unique design
- Special treats from event partners
- Results, leaderboard, and more
- 2022 Early Bird opportunities