Road Closure Notice - More than 5,000 runners to take part in the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k - Sunday, June 28, 2009

    Road closures in effect from 6:30 a.m. to 10:15 a.m. on Sunday, June 28

    VANCOUVER, June 26 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k
will take place in Vancouver on Sunday, June 28, starting at 7:00 a.m. Come
out and cheer on the more than 5,000 runners participating and raising money
for fifteen local charities in the Scotiabank Group Charity Challenge. This is
the fastest half-marathon in B.C. and we are expecting a tight Canadian race.
Your support and cheering can make the difference for all runners that are
going that extra mile.

    Race Route Road Closures:
    -  6:50a.m. to 7:30 a.m.: UBC East Mall - 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 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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