Marathon

STUNNING RUNNING

One of the world’s top destination marathons, the BMO Vancouver Marathon features 70% shoreline views and a stunning tour through eight of the city’s most iconic neighbourhoods, three parks, and six beaches. Experience ‘Stunning Running’ as the course offers stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, towering forests, iconic landmarks, and run through world-renowned Stanley Park towards an energized downtown Finish Line!

AWARD-WINNING COURSE

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.

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COUNTRIES

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Stations

Water

: All stations on course

Nuun Electrolytes

: 2, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 11, 12, 13, 14, 16, 17, 18, 19, 20

Medical

: 4, 6, 7, 9, 10, 13, 15, 16, 18, 19, 20, 21

Clif Bar

: 6, 14

Clif Gel

: 9

Food (Bananas)

: 15

START LINE on Midlothian Avenue

  • Bear left as Midlothian Avenue turns into 29th Avenue
  • Left onto Cambie Street (south in northbound lanes)
  • At 31st Ave crossover from the northbound to the southbound lanes
  • Right onto 49th Avenue
  • Right onto SW Marine Drive
  • Right onto Camosun Street
  • Left onto W 29th Avenue (turns into Imperial Drive)
  • Continue on Imperial Drive through Pacific Spirit Park
  • Left onto W 16th Avenue.
  • Right onto Blanca Street (north in southbound lane) – 180 degree Turnaround
  • Continue south in southbound lanes
  • Right onto W 16th Avenue in eastbound (on-coming) lanes passing the traffic circle on left & crossing to westbound lanes.
  • Right onto SW Marine Drive
  • Follow SW Marine Drive around UBC campus
  • Left onto NW Marine Drive (right side of the road) continuing across (left) Chancellor down Marine Drive to Spanish Banks
  • HALFWAY is at Spanish Banks West beach
  • Continue on NW Marine Drive
  • Left onto 4th Avenue in the westbound (on-coming) lanes
  • Left onto Alma Street
  • Right onto Point Grey Road (turns into Cornwall Avenue)
  • Follow Point Grey Road/Cornwall Street on the northern side of the street to Kitsilano Point
  • Left onto Arbutus Street
  • Right onto McNicoll Avenue
  • Left onto Maple Street
  • Right onto Ogden Avenue
  • Right onto Chestnut Street
  • Left onto Cornwall Avenue and over the Burrard Bridge using the westbound (on-coming) lane next to the bike lane
  • Left onto Pacific Avenue (turns into Beach Ave) using the east-bound (on-coming) lane
  • Continue on Beach Avenue until 30m before Bidwell Street
  • Left into the parking lot entrance and onto the Seawall path at the Inukshuk Statue
  • Follow the entire length of the Seawall around Stanley Park
  • Right onto Denman Street to leave the Seawall
  • Left onto Georgia Street directly onto the sidewalk
  • Bear left onto Pender Street using the northern half of the street

Cross Bute Street and arrive at the FINISH LINE

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Finish Line

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