First Half

First Half Marathon

Canada’s fastest Half, the First Half welcomes some of Canada’s top Half Marathoners. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

Capped at just 2,000 runners, the First Half in February annually sells out in hours. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

Starting in Yaletown, the course loops around BC Place towards the Stanley Park Seawall. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

Runners pass through Sunset Beach towards Stanley Park. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

The First Half started as a build-up to the BMO Vancouver Marathon in May. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

The First Half offers several pace groups led by a group of local runners. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

The Inukshuk is one of several iconic landmarks visible on course. Photo: Clarence Chan / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

Runners pass the Inukshuk on the way back as well with this out-and-back course. Photo: Clarence Chan / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

Runners get a little tour past all of downtown Vancouver’s beautiful beaches. Photo: Clarence Chan / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

Dedicated. Start the new year off with a new PB. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

Vancouver’s Seawall – the longest uninterrupted waterfront path. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

The route continues around iconic Stanley Park. Photo: Ash Steier / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

All smiles. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

The race finishes back in Yaletown. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

Pre-finish feels. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

Finish the race flanked by cheering spectators. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

First Half Marathon

All finishers receive a medal, fresh food and more at the Finish Line. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®