Road Closure Notice - SUNDAY, June 24, 2012

Over 7,000 runners expected for the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K

Road closures in effect from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on June 24, 2012

VANCOUVER, June 21, 2012 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K gets underway this Sunday, June 24, 2012 at 7:30 a.m., with some 7,000 recreational and elite athletes expected to participate. The race will result in road closures in the following locations:

Roadway Closures & Re-Openings    
Race Start: 7:30 a.m. Half Marathon    
Race Start: 9:30 a.m. 5K    
  Closure Re-opening
Roadway Time Time
Beach Ave - In Stanley Park, North Lagoon Drive to Lagoon Drive 6:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
Westbrook to Thunderbird to W 16th Ave - south bound Thunderbird to W 16th 6:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m.
UBC East Mall to Thunderbird to W 16th Ave 7:20 a.m. 7:30 a.m.
W 16th Ave - All lanes from Westbrook Mall to Marine Drive 7:20 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
NW Marine Drive - All lanes Westbrook Mall to Chancellor Blvd 7:20 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
NW Marine Drive to Chancellor to W 4th Ave 7:20 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
W 4th Ave - Westbound Curb lane and parking lane from NW Marine to Highbury St 7:45 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Highbury St - All lanes W 4th Ave to Point Grey Road 7:50 a.m. 9:45 a.m.
Point Grey Road - All lanes Highbury St to Alma St. 7:50 a.m. 7:50 a.m.
Point Grey Road - Westbound lanes Alma to MacDonald St.     7:50 a.m.                 9:50 a.m.
Cornwall Ave. - Westbound lanes MacDonald to Burrard Bridge. 7:55 a.m.  10:00 a.m.
Burrard Bridge - Southbound two curb lanes from Cornwall to Pacific 8:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
Pacific Ave. - Eastbound Curb lanes Thurlow to Burrard and Burrard Bridge access 8:05 a.m. 10:25 a.m.
Eastbound lanes plus parking lane from Bidwell into Stanley Park 8:05 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

About the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K:

The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K is part of the prestigious Canada Running Series.  As one of Vancouver's premier running events, the SVHM attracts more than 7,000 runners and walkers of all levels, including many elite athletes and visitors to the city.  The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K takes place on Sunday, June 24th starting at 7:30 a.m. for the Half-Marathon and 9:30 a.m. for the 5K. For more information http://www.vancouverhalf.com

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad.  Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $45 million annually to community causes around the world over the last 5 years. Visit us at  www.scotiabank.com.

SOURCE Scotiabank - Sponsorships

For further information:

Media Inquiries: 

Randy Clegg (on-site contact)
Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon
rclegg@shaw.ca
Cell 604-209-0611

Sheena Findlay
Scotiabank
Sheena.findlay@scotiabank.com 
647-628-3501


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