Run Spanish Banks

Vancouver Beaches
Overview

Spanish Banks

Spanish Banks Beach, a hot-spot for locals and tourists, is recognized for its walking trails, beautiful sights, and available space for recreational activities. With many fields along the beach, Spanish Banks is a great place to play a sport, have a picnic with family and friends, walk or run. Located on NW Marine Dr west of Tolmie St, Spanish Banks is easily accessible by transit and has available parking. The beach is actually comprised of three beach sections including Spanish Banks east, Spanish Banks west, and Spanish Banks extension.

BMO Vancouver Marathon

Bordering the Burrard Inlet, Spanish Banks spans 16-acres and features stunning mountain and city panoramic views. The low tides lead to warmer temperatures, making the beach a popular spot for swimming, while its volleyball courts, BBQ areas, and concession stands make it a local favourite in the summer months.

BMO Vancouver Marathon and Relay runners first see the beautiful shores of Spanish Banks at around KM 22.

Featured on the BMO Vancouver Marathon and Relay courses.

Attractions

Volleyball Courts

Both Spanish Banks West and East feature eight beach volleyball courts and home of Volleyball BC’s beach league.

Running Routes

Spanish Banks Beach Park – 5.45KM

Starting at the intersection between Jericho and Spanish Banks beach, this fun out and back route takes you on a scenic run along the ocean with views of the North Shore mountains in the distance.

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