One of the world’s top destination marathons, the BMO Vancouver Marathon is known for its award-winning Marathon course, fast Half Marathon, refreshing 8KM, and fun Relay and Kids Run.
Vancouver’s only Marathon features 70% shoreline views and a stunning tour through twelve of the city’s most iconic neighbourhoods, while the fast Half Marathon kicks off with an epic downhill start overlooking Vancouver’s iconic city skyline. The Marathon, Half Marathon and Relay share a bustling Start Line inside Queen Elizabeth Park, while the 8KM and Kids Run have separate starting points inside Stanley Park.
All courses offer stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, towering forests, iconic landmarks, and run through world-renowned Stanley Park towards an energized downtown Finish Line. Having reached sell out numbers the past few years, Marathon weekend annually welcomes runners from nearly 65 countries. There’s races for everyone.
Registration includes a race bib, exclusive tech tee, finisher’s medal and more, in addition to access to the two-day Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo at the Vancouver Convention Centre.
The BMO Vancouver Marathon is the second race in the RUNVAN® Grand Slam race series.
Annually on the first weekend of May
- Marathon, Half Marathon, 8KM or Relay finisher’s medal
- Exclusive tech tee
- Race bib with built-in timing chip
- Free refreshments
- Free, convenient and secure gear check
- On-course services including water, electrolytes, gels, first aid and more
- Live on-course entertainment
- Exciting downtown Finish Line with music, food, and Street Festival
- Free Health, Sports & Lifestyle Expo
*Marathon, Half Marathon, 8KM and Relay registration only. Kids Run includes a finisher’s medal, exclusive short-sleeved shirt, race bib, and more.