NEWS

Vancouver Sun Run: thousands of runners to zip through downtown Vancouver

04/18/2015 09:15 EDT | Updated 07/06/2015 09:59 EDT
Up to 50,000 runners will pound the pavement through downtown Vancouver today in the 31st annual Vancouver Sun Run.

The 10 kilometre route begins at Georgia and Burrard Streets, heads through Coal Harbour, and turns through Stanley Park before heading back along False Creek to finish at B.C place.

There are multiple road closures in effect with the race beginning at 5:00 a.m. PT and going until 1:30 p.m. PT.

Downtown area – Georgia Street

- Seymour to Bute (start area): 5 a.m. – 11 a.m.

- Bute to the Causeway (including all streets crossing Georgia): 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

- Lions Gate Bridge (access from Pender St only): 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

- Howe to Burrard from Dunsmuir to Robson: 5 a.m. – 11 a.m.

- Denman St – Georgia to Robson: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

- Robson St – west of Denman St to Stanley Park: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Stanley Park

- Beach Avenue (Stanley Park to Hornby St): 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

- Stanley Park Dr at North Lagoon Dr: 6 a.m. – 11 a.m.

- Ryan Rd at Park Lane/South Lagoon Dr: 6 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Pacific Street

- Burrard St to Hornby St (eastbound lanes): 6 a.m. – 12 noon

The Bridges

- Burrard Bridge – closed both northbound and southbound: 8 a.m. – 12 noon

- Cambie Bridge – closed to all northbound traffic: 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

KItsilano

- W 2nd Avenue (Burrard to Fir): 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon

- Fir Street (W 2nd Ave to W 4th Ave): 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon

- W 4th Avenue/W 6th Avenue (Pine St to Cambie St): 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Cambie Street at West Broadway

- (closed to all northbound traffic): 7:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Pacific Boulevard

- East bound exit ramp from Cambie Bridge: 5 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

- Nelson St to Abbott St: 5 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

- Abbott St to Quebec St: 7 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Quebec, Abbott and Carrall Street

- (closed to all traffic near Expo Boulevard and Pacific Blvd): 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

- Expo Boulevard (from Quebec St to Terry Fox Way): 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

- Nelson Street (Expo-Pacific): 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

MORE:cbcNews