Road Closure Notice - More than 6,000 pairs of feet will take to the streets on Sunday, June 26: Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k

  • Road closures in effect from 6:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 26

VANCOUVER, June 24, 2011 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k will take place in Vancouver on Sunday, June 26 starting at 7:00 a.m. Join in the festivities as crowds of spectators cheer on the more than 6,000 runners participating and raising money for 40 local charities in the Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge, chaired by Vancouver Canucks' Mason Raymond.  This year, B.C.'s fastest half-marathon expects a tight Canadian race and crowds of cheering spectators will encourage the runners that are going that extra mile.

Race Route Road Closures:  

  • 6:50 a.m. to 7:30 a.m.: UBC East Mall - Thunderbird to W 16th.

  • 6:50 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.: Wesbrook - south bound Thunderbird to W 16th.

  • 6:50 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.: W 16th Avenue - All lanes from Wesbrook Mall to Marine Drive.

  • 6:50 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.: NW Marine Drive - All lanes Wesbrook Mall to Chancellor Blvd.

  • 6:50 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.: NW Marine Drive - Chancellor to W 4th.

  • 7:15 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.: W 4th Ave. - Westbound Curb lane and parking lane from NW Marine to Highbury St.

  • 7:20 a.m. to 9:05 a.m.: Highbury St. - All lanes W 4th Ave to Point Grey Road.

  • 7:20 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.: Point Grey Road - All lanes Highbury St to Alma St.

  • 7:20 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.: Point Grey Road - Westbound lanes Alma to MacDonald St.

  • 7:25 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.: Cornwall Ave. - Westbound lanes MacDonald to Burrard Bridge.

  • 7:30 a.m. to 9:45 a.m.: Burrard Bridge - Southbound two curb lanesfrom Cornwall to Pacific.

  • 7:35 a.m. to 9:55 a.m.: Pacific Ave. - Eastbound Curb lanes Thurlow to Burrard and Burrard Bridge access.

  • 7:35 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.: Beach Ave. - Eastbound lanes plus parking lane from Bidwell into Stanley Park.

  • 5:30 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.: Beach Ave. - In Stanley Park, North Lagoon Drive to Lagoon Drive.

SOURCE Scotiabank - Sponsorships

For further information:

Clifton Cunningham, Race Director, Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k, (778) 786-3116,


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