BMO Vancouver Marathon

Sunday, May 5, 2019 - 08:30 to 13:00
Ministry of Transportation roadways - West 16th and Marine Drive

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Organized by the Vancouver International Marathon Society, the BMO Vancouver Marathon is the only marathon in the city and will be celebrating its 45th Anniversary.  The marathon promotes ancouver's active lifestyle, engaging participants and community partners to create a positive and memorable experience. 

There will be approximately 15,000 participants. 

5,000 spectators will be cheering on the participants along the route.


Botanical Garden maintained from northbound SW Marine Drive and westbound on West 16th Ave.

Rose Garden Parkade maintained via East Mall or Chancellor Blvd.

Driving FROM Wesbrook Village, travel eastbound on SW Marine Drive all the way to Richmond

Driving TO Wesbrook Village during the two-hour road closure will be more challenging.  To avoid delays and long detour routes, it is highly recommended to avoid travel during this period.  If travel is essential, the detour routes available include SW Marine Drive via Dunbar Street or Blenheim Street, or alternatively via West 10th Avenue/University Blvd to Wesbrook Mall.  Note - expect delays crossing West 16th Ave. as traffic will only be let through when there are gaps in between runners.


8am – 10am                West 49th Ave westbound lanes CLOSED from SW Marine to Cambie Street

8am – 10:15am           SW Marine Drive westbound lanes CLOSED from Camosun to West 49th Ave

8am – 10:15am           SW Marine CLOSED from Crown to Camosun

8am – 10:30am           Camosun CLOSED from West 29th to SW Marine

8am – 10:45am           West 29th Ave CLOSED from Imperial to Camosun

8:30am – 10:45am      Imperial CLOSED from West 16th to West 29th

8:30am – 10:45am      West 16th eastbound lanes CLOSED form Imperial to Wesbrook Mall

8:30am – 10:45am      SW Marine westbound lanes CLOSED to Wesbrook Mall

8:45am – 11am           Blanca Street CLOSED from West 16th Ave to West 10th Ave

8:45am – 11:30am      NW/SW Marine Drive northbound lanes CLOSED from Chancellor Blvd to West 16th Ave

9am – 12:15am           NW Marine Drive CLOSED from Chancellor Blvd to West 4th Ave

Traffic advisory and road closure information can be found here.

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