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BMO Vancouver Marathon May 5, 2019 - 08:30 to 13:00

BMO Vancouver Marathon

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

To print the event advisory, pleaes click here.

EVENT DETAILS

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.

DETOURS

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.

ROAD CLOSURES

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.

Click here for general event information

 
 
World Tuesday Night Championship Bike Race May 7, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

World Tuesday Night Championship Bike Race

Date
May 7, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00
Location
Stadium Road, East Mall, West 16th Ave, SW Marine Drive

To print event details and map, click here

Event Details:

  • Tuesdays from May 9th to August 29th, but may not occur on every Tuesday
  • Clockwise from Stadium Road and Main Mall to East Mall, West 16th Avenue, SW Marine Drive and Stadium Road back to Main Mall.
  • Cyclists ride at higher speeds and follow rules of the road, but close a lane for their event because of the high cycling speeds
  • Course marshalls and traffic control personnel (TCP) will be placed along the course to ensure the safety of cyclists and bring awareness to the comunity that the event is in progress
  • Short delays may occur before traffic is permitted to cross the reserved lane behind the cyclists
  • Food and beverage will not be served
  • Sound system will not be used

Event Road Closures:

  • TCP will close one lane westbound on West 16th Avenue at East Mall roundabout, but all traffic movements will be maintained.
  • Course marshalls will be located at St. John Hospice, Botanical Garden and Stadium Road to allow access when it is safe.
  • Access to West Mall driveways from the north either from Agronomy Road off of Marine Drive or from Thunderbird Blvd.off of East Mall.
  • Access to St. John Hospice via West Mall
 
 
 
 
 
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Heart & Stroke Foundation Big Bike May 14, 2019 - 10:00 to 18:00

Heart & Stroke Foundation Big Bike

Date
May 14, 2019 - 10:00 to 18:00
Location
Campus roads

Annual fundraising event for the Heart & Stroke Foundation.

The Big Bike is a 30-person bicycle with a Heart & Stroke cyclist steering the bike.

The bike travels on roadways/concrete areas only and follows rules of the road but proceeds slower

Registration will be set up by Buchanan Tower against the tree line. 

The trailer and truck will be parked outside of Buchanan Tower against the tree line

Click here for further information or to register for the event
 

 
 
 
 
 
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Public Open House - DP19014T UBC Counselling Services Temporary Facility May 28, 2019 - 11:30 to 13:00

Public Open House - DP19014T UBC Counselling Services Temporary Facility

Date
May 28, 2019 - 11:30 to 13:00
Location
Concourse, UBC Life Building, 6138 Student Union Boulevard

Join us on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 to view and comment on the proposed modular temporary facility on the empty lot to the south of Brock Hall, in the 1800 Block of East Mall. Plans will be displayed for a 480m2 student health and counselling facility in a temporary building until those services are permanently located.

Representatives from the project team and Campus and Community Planning will be available to provide information and respond to inquiries about this project.

More information on this project is available on the Campus and Community Planning website: http://planning.ubc.ca/vancouver/projects-consultations/.

Can’t attend in person? Comments may be submitted here: (https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_4GCEPS4AH2eB2PH)  or by email to the contact noted below by June 4, 2019.

Please direct questions to Karen Russell, Manager, Development Services karen.russell@ubc.ca 604-822-1586

This event is wheelchair accessible.

 
Public Open House - DP17024 South Campus Greenway May 28, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:30

Public Open House - DP17024 South Campus Greenway

Date
May 28, 2019 - 16:30 to 18:30
Location
Wesbrook Village Welcome Centre, 3378 Wesbrook Mall

Join us on Tuesday, May 28, 2019 to view and comment on draft principles for the South Campus Greenway generated from a workshop last year along with modifications for the proposed plans.  The greenway is to be located on the western edge of Wesbrook Place between Nobel Park and West 16th Avenue.  The approximately 700m path will be integrated within the existing treed area between UBC Farm and the Wesbrook Place neighbourhood and be composed of a pedestrian pathway, lighting, and planting.

Representatives from the project team and Campus and Community Planning will be available to provide information and respond to inquiries about this project.

More information on this project is available on the Campus and Community Planning website: http://planning.ubc.ca/vancouver/projects-consultations/.

Can’t attend in person? Comments may be submitted here: (https://ubc.ca1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0Veye7uzEqtub1X)  or by email to the contact noted below by June 4, 2019.

Please direct questions to Karen Russell, Manager, Development Services karen.russell@ubc.ca 604-822-1586

This event is wheelchair accessible.

 
World Tuesday Night Championships Bike Race May 28, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00

World Tuesday Night Championships Bike Race

Date
May 28, 2019 - 18:00 to 20:00
Location
Stadium Road, East Mall, West 16th Ave, SW Marine Drive

To print event details and map, click here

Event Details:

Tuesdays from May 9th to August 29th, but may not occur on every Tuesday
Clockwise from Stadium Road and Main Mall to East Mall, West 16th Avenue, SW Marine Drive and Stadium Road back to Main Mall.
Cyclists ride at higher speeds and follow rules of the road, but close a lane for their event because of the high cycling speeds
Course marshalls and traffic control personnel (TCP) will be placed along the course to ensure the safety of cyclists and bring awareness to the comunity that the event is in progress
Short delays may occur before traffic is permitted to cross the reserved lane behind the cyclists
Food and beverage will not be served
Sound system will not be used

Event Road Closures:

TCP will close one lane westbound on West 16th Avenue at East Mall roundabout, but all traffic movements will be maintained.
Course marshalls will be located at St. John Hospice, Botanical Garden and Stadium Road to allow access when it is safe.
Access to West Mall driveways from the north either from Agronomy Road off of Marine Drive or from Thunderbird Blvd.off of East Mall.
Access to St. John Hospice via West Mall

 
Bike to Work Week - Celebration Station May 29, 2019 - 04:00 to 06:00

Bike to Work Week - Celebration Station

Date
May 29, 2019 - 04:00 to 06:00
Location
Money and Raymond M.C. Lee Square by the UBC Bookstore

Wednesday, May 29, 4:00-6:00 pm
Money and Raymond M.C. Lee Square by the UBC Bookstore [map]

Stop by the the Celebration Station for bike-friendly fun and enter to win great prizes including a bike lock from UBC Bookstore and a "365 Day Plus" Mobi membership (valued at $129)

  • Free tune-ups by The Bike Kitchen
  • TransLink bike racks to practice putting your bike on the bus
  • Register your bike for free with Project 529, an anti-theft bike program and recovery service
  • Bike lock demos by UBC Campus Security
  • Cycling route maps
  • Free coffee and snacks from UBC Food Services and HUB
  • Music by CiTR 

Learn more about Bike to Work (+ School) Week, May 27-June 2.