Pre-race

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Bib Lookup

BMO Vancouver Marathon
Please look up your bib number in advance of the Expo at bmovanmarathon.ca/time. Corrals are assigned based on your Estimated Finish Time and set to help water stations oncourse.

Marathon
Corral Bib Numbers
1. Orange 100 – 1099
2. Black 2000 – 2999
3. Red 4000 – 5149
4. Grey 6000 – 6999
5. Brown 8000 – 9199
Half Marathon
Corral Bib Numbers
1. Yellow 10100 – 11999
2. Blue 13000 – 14999
3. Pink 16000 – 17999
4. Green 19000 – 20999
5. Purple 22000 – 23799
8KM
Corral Bib Numbers
1. Yellow 30000 – 30999
2. Green 31000 – 31999
3. Navy 32000 – 32799
Relay
Corral Bib Numbers
1. Orange 9500 – 9536
2. Black 9600 – 9636
3. Red 9700 – 9736
4. Grey 9800 – 9836
5. Brown 9900 – 9936



Expo

BMO Vancouver Marathon
FREE to the public, the Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo welcomes over 25,000 visitors annually.

Featuring over 120 exhibitors and major athletic brands, find everything from the latest trends in health and fitness to tips on active lifestyle and sports performance. Discover the newest and latest through food sampling, hands-on treatments, free giveaways and more.

Expo Hours:
Friday, May 1, 10am-7pm / Saturday, May 2, 10am-6pm

Location:
Vancouver Convention Centre West, 1055 Canada Pl, Vancouver, BC, V6C 0C3, Canada

Package Pickup

BMO Vancouver Marathon
Every runner is required to pickup their own runner package at the Expo. There is NO Package Pickup on race day. Please collect your package within Expo Hours.

How to: You will need your bib number and picture ID in order to pick-up your race package. Your kit includes your race bib and timing chip, and short-sleeved tech shirt.

Note: Shirt sizes are not guaranteed, so come early. You may be able to exchange your race shirt at the Expo T-shirt area on Saturday, May 2, 2-5pm, on a first-come first-serve basis, while sizes and quantities last.

Prestige Club runners have access to an express pickup line and specially marked counter.

Virtual Race Bag

BMO Vancouver Marathon
The BMO Vancouver Marathon is going green!

Check out the great deals available in your new paperless Virtual Race Bag.

Event organizers, the local non-profit RUNVAN®, also encourage you to take our Green Pledge.

Please dispose of water cups and gels, etc. in proximity of the water stations on-course so that volunteers may help sort and recycle. Do not dispose of any items on bridges, along the Seawall, or close to the shoreline. Please use the clearly marked recycling stations as well to help keep our city clean.


BMO Perks

BMO Vancouver Marathon
BMO is bringing back their interactive BMO Cheer Screen! Support your favourite runners while they’re taking on the Marathon and Half Marathon! Visit the BMO Zone during the Expo to record a video cheer message and create cheer signs. Don’t forget to get your BMO gloves at the Expo, May 1-2.

BMO customers also receive exclusive customer perks at the Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo. Be sure to bring out your BMO card race weekend.

BMO is the event’s proud title sponsor. Vancouver’s only Marathon event, the BMO Vancouver Marathon is wholly organized by the local non-profit RUNVAN®.

TravelSmart Transportation

BMO Vancouver Marathon
Marathon and Half Marathon. Take the Canada Line to King Edward or Oakridge-41st Station, and then walk about 15 minutes to the Start Line. Non-profit organizers RUNVAN® alternatively offer complimentary shuttle service from Scott Road Station, Brentwood Mall, Patterson Station, Lougheed Town Centre and Lonsdale Quay. Learn more and sign-up for this service at bmovanmarathon.ca/shuttles.

8KM. 8KM Gear Check and Shuttles are offered from near the Street Festival at Burrard St. and W Pender St.. Shuttles depart every 10 minutes from 7:30am-8:30am and go to Denman and Barclay St, leaving a short walk to the Start Line. Note: Gear Check for the 8KM is only located at the Downtown Street Festival.

Relay. Relay Gear Check and Shuttles are located near Oakridge-41st Station by Cambie and W 41st Ave. Relay shuttles will depart from this Relay Hub location during the times below:

8am – Leg B runners will be shuttled to Relay Exchange Zone 1 at Imperial Dr & W 16th Ave.
8:30am – Leg C runners will be shuttled to Relay Exchange Zone 2 at NW Marine Dr & W 4th Ave.
9am – Leg D runners will be shuttled to Relay Exchange Zone 3 at Chestnut St & Cornwall Ave.

Relay runners who finish at a Relay Hub on-course then have the option to be shuttled to the Downtown Street Festival once buses are full. Note: Relay Gear Pickup will only be available from the Relay Hub at the Downtown Street Festival, not at Relay Hubs on-course.

You may find more detailed information at bmovanmarathon.ca/TravelSmart.


Start Line

BMO Vancouver Marathon
Please arrive at least one hour before your race starts if you want to check your gear. We encourage all to arrive at least 45 minutes early. Races are equipped with toilets, Gear Check*, water, and more.

Start times are as follows:

  • 7:00am – Half Marathon
  • 8:30am – Marathon & Relay*
  • 9:30am – 8KM*

*Note: There is no Start Line Gear Check for 8KM or Relay runners.

Gear Check

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Runners must use the clear Gear Check Bag provided at Expo, and all items must be visible. Backpacks or items that restrict the view of contents inside the clear bag will not be accepted for security reasons.

Gear Check Procedure:

  • Put your gear into the 21’x26’ clear plastic bag provided at the Expo; no backpacks
  • Detach the label from your race bib and zip it to the outside of your bag
  • Bring your clear bag with all contents visible to your Gear Check*

*Gear Check locations are as follows:

Marathon and Half Marathon: Near the Start Line in Queen Elizabeth Park at Ontario St and W 33rd Ave.
8KM Gear Check and Shuttles: Near the Downtown Street Festival at W Hastings and Burrard St.
Relay Gear Check and Shuttles: Near Oakridge-41st Station by Cambie St and W 41st Ave.

Gear Pickup for all runners will be at the Street Festival. After you finish, continue through the runner compound to your race’s designated Gear Pickup Area. Any items left unclaimed will be donated.

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