A point-to-point journey through city neighbourhoods with stunning views of the Pacific Ocean, towering forests, iconic landmarks and Stanley Park’s Seawall. Reach your goal with the whole city and world behind you! Runners from over 50 countries annually participate in this world-class event that has been ranked one of the top destination marathons in the world by the likes of Forbes, CNN, USA Today, and many others.
Marathon runners are a different breed. We’re talking intense, thrill-seeking, zany, meditative, pain-loving, dedicated running enthusiasts of all levels, continually striving toward personal excellence. Is it the overwhelming feeling of satisfaction when you cross the finish line? Is it the journey of psychological endurance or the challenge of unwavering determination? Well, Lace Up! Hold your goals close to your heart, don’t lose sight of the finish and share your crazy contagious passion for challenge with the world. We’ll support you all the way!
A Boston Qualifier ranked a Top 10 Destination Marathon by Forbes for its stunning beauty and scenic route and identified as one of the World’s “Most Exotic” Marathons by CNN, the BMO Vancouver Marathon leads runners on a 42.2 kilometre (26.2 miles) journey through parks, neighbourhoods and bustling city streets. Enjoy the fresh air alongside natural beaches and breathe a sense of wonder at the backdrop of surrounding mountains.