Pre-Race

BIB LOOKUP

All runners are assigned a bib number and corral according to their estimated finish time. Personalized bibs and estimated finish times may be updated until April 16. Please note race bibs cannot be transferred for legal and lability reasons per race policies.

Bib Lookup will be available closer to Race Day.

HEALTH & SPORTS EXPO

FREE to the public, the Health & Sports Expo welcomes 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, 10am-7pm
Saturday, 10am-6pm

LOCATION

Vancouver Convention Centre East
999 Canada Place

PACKAGE PICKUP

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.

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.

CHECKLIST

Race bib + timing chip
Tech shirt
Transit ticket
BMO gloves

START LINE

Please arrive at least one hour before your race starts if you want to utilise runner services, such as Gear Check, hospitality or toilets. We encourage all to arrive at least 45 minutes early. 

Before the race, head to the start line and into your designated corral, which can be found on your bib. Please give yourself plenty of time to get to your corral.

START TIMES

Marathon, 8:30am
Half Marathon, 7am
8KM, 9:30am
Relay, 8:30am

GETTING TO THE START LINE

The Marathon, Half Marathon, and Relay share a Start Line inside Queen Elizabeth Park and is easily accessible by public transit on the Canada Line. Runners are provided transit tickets.

The 8KM Start Line is located inside Stanley Park. Runners can catch a shuttle to the Start Line and utilize Gear Check services near the Finish Line at Downtown Vancouver.

BY TRANSIT: Take the Canada Line to Oakridge-41st station. From there, volunteers will guide you about 15 minutes to the Start Line, located inside Queen Elizabeth Park.

BY SHUTTLE: Shuttles are available to runners traveling from Burnaby, Coquitlam, North Vancouver, and Surrey. Register online here.

BY CAR: Passenger drop-off is located on Main St & E 30th Ave.

BY TRANSIT: Take the Canada Line to King Edward station. From there, volunteers will guide you about 15 minutes to the Start Line, located inside Queen Elizabeth Park.

BY SHUTTLE: Shuttles are available to runners traveling from Burnaby, Coquitlam, North Vancouver, and Surrey. Register online here.

BY CAR: Passenger drop-off is located on Main St & E 30th Ave.

BY SHUTTLE: Free shuttles are available to 8KM runners from the Downtown Street Festival at Burrard & W Pender St. 8KM shuttles depart every 10min from 7:30am-8:30am.

BY TRANSIT: Take the Canada Line to Oakridge-41st station. From there, volunteers will guide Leg A runners about 15 minutes to the Start Line.

BY SHUTTLE: Shuttles will depart from Oakridge-41st station and transport Leg B, C & D runners to their designated exchange zones.

GEAR CHECK

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:

1.) Put your gear into the 21’x26′ clear plastic bag provided at the Expo. No backpacks.

2.) Detach the label from your race bib and zip it to the outside of your bag.

3.) Bring your clear bag with all contents visible to your Gear Check area.

GEAR CHECK LOCATIONS:

MARATHON: Queen Elizabeth Park (Ontario St & W 33rd Ave)

HALF MARATHON: Queen Elizabeth Park (Ontario St & W 33rd Ave)

8KM: Street Festival (W Hastings St & Burrard St)

RELAY: Oakridge-41st Station (Cambie & W 41st Ave)

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

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MARATHON

HALF MARATHON

8KM

RELAY

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