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
6:50 a.m. to 8:30 a.m.: NW Marine Drive - All lanes Wesbrook Mall to
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
7:20 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.: Point Grey Road - All lanes Highbury St to Alma
7:20 a.m. to 9:20 a.m.: Point Grey Road - Westbound lanes Alma to
7:25 a.m. to 9:30 a.m.: Cornwall Ave. - Westbound lanes MacDonald to
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.
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For further information:
Clifton Cunningham, Race Director, Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k, (778) 786-3116, firstname.lastname@example.org