Stunning Running

The BMO Vancouver Marathon will return as a Virtual Race in 2021! One of the world’s top destination marathons, the BMO Vancouver Marathon traditionally features 70% shoreline views and a stunning tour through twelve of the city’s most iconic neighbourhoods, while the fast Half Marathon kicks off with an epic downhill start overlooking Vancouver’s iconic city skyline. Featuring a Marathon, Half Marathon, 8KM, 5KM and Relay, all courses traditionally offer stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, towering forests, iconic landmarks, and run through world-renowned Stanley Park towards an energized downtown Finish Line. Join this year’s 2021 Virtual Race to collect your rewards and receive early bird reg opportunities for the event’s 50th Anniversary in 2022!


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Vancouver’s only Marathon traditionally takes runners on a scenic route with views of snow-capped mountains, sandy beaches, and along the Stanley Park Seawall – the world’s longest uninterrupted waterfront path.

Half Marathon

From bustling Chinatown to glassy Yaletown to the beautiful West End, you’ll traditionally discover historic landmarks, breathtaking views, and vibrant communities along the scenic and fast Vancouver Half Marathon course.


Run the 8KM and enjoy the tranquil shade from cedar and hemlock trees in Stanley Park before breezing through Coal Harbour to the bustling Virtual Race Finish Line!


Add a fast 5KM for a shake-out run, time trial or fun! 5KM participants also earn a tech tee and have the option to add a race medal to their collection!


Split up the work and team up with friend to virtually experience the award-winning BMO Vancouver Marathon as a team! All relay runners receive a tech tee!

Kids Run

For your superstars! The BMO Vancouver Marathon Kids Run inspires kids to get moving, make healthy choices, and feel confident. Rewards include a finisher medal!

Run Happy

Combo two race distances to Run Happy and earn a bonus prize from Brooks Running! Choose any two race distances for the bonus reward and race in May.


This May, run four event distances – Marathon, Half Marathon, 8KM and 5KM – to score the Dynasty, earn a bonus prize, plus collect an exclusive, included Dynasty medal.


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Marathon, Half Marathon, 8KM, 5KM, Relay, plus new Run Happy combo and Dynasty race options.

Package Pickup

April 30 – May 2, locally

Package Pickup

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.

Shipping Options

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.

Race Month

May 1-31, 2021

Race Month

Vancouver, BC, or virtually!

Choose your race distance

May 2021

Races for Everyone: 42.2KM, 21.1KM, 8KM, 5KM, Relay, plus new Run Happy combo and Dynasty race options.


Your Registration Includes:

  • Exclusive new 2021 Tech Tee included
  • Medal option with a unique design
  • Special treats from event partners
  • Bonus medal with the Dynasty included
  • Results, leaderboard, and more
  • 2022 Early Bird opportunities

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