Road Closure Notice - More than 5,000 runners to take part in the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k - Sunday, June 22, 2008

    Road closures in effect from 6:00 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 22

    VANCOUVER, June 20 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k
will take place in Vancouver on Sunday, June 22, starting at 7:00 a.m. Come
out and cheer on the more than 5,000 runners that will be participating and
raising money for ten local charities in the Scotiabank Group Charity
Challenge. This is the fastest half-marathon in B.C. and we are expecting a
new course record is anticipated. Your support and cheering can make the
difference for all runners that are going that extra mile.

    Race Route Road Closures:
    -   6:40 a.m. to 7:50 a.m.: SW / NW Marine Drive - All lanes Camuson
        to W 16th.
    -   6:50a.m. to 7:30 a.m.: UBC East Mall - Wesbrook 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 W 16th 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 lanes
        from 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.

For further information:

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

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