2022 In-Person Half Marathon

June 26, 2022

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In-Person Results

Your registration includes:

  • Finisher’s medal
  • ASICS souvenir shirt
  • Bib

Race Kit Pickup

All participants in the in-person race must pick up their race kit at race kit pickup location: Forerunners – Main Street (3889 Main Street, Vancouver BC)

Race Kit Pickup Times:

Wednesday June 22 (Wednesday) – 10:00am to 6:00pm
June 23 (Thursday) and June 24 (Friday) – 10:00am to 8:00pm
June 25 (Saturday) –  10:00am to 5:00pm

Start Line

We look forward to seeing you back at UBC for the start of the Half Marathon this year. Depending on our final course measurement, we will aim to place our start line at the corner of Agronomy Boulevard and East Mall.

Start Time

The half marathon will start at 7:30am.

Start Line Diagram

Transportation to the 21K Start Line

There are a number of options to get to the start line (E. Mall and Agronomy) on race day:

  • Transit:
    • Regular bus service. The following bus routes service UBC in time for race start on Sunday morning, including the R4, #14, and #49 (first bus only). Use the translink trip planner for further details and best options.
    • Additional bus service: We have added three buses to the Translink schedule to help our runners get to race start: these include one #25 bus leaving King Edward and Cambie at 6:20am, and two #99 buses leaving Commercial/Broadway Stn at 6:15am and 6:30am and following the regular #99 route. These buses require the regular passenger fares. Please note, due to the closure of W. Broadway at MacDonald for Greek Day, this #99 service will reroute to W. 4th Avenue at MacDonald and will not serve regular #99 stops on W. Broadway west of MacDonald.
  • EVO :
  • Shuttle from the downtown Vancouver
    • From the Delta Hotel (550 West Hastings), shuttle boarding begins at 6am, leaving at 6:15am sharp. Buses will be located on Seymour between Pender and Hastings. This is a paid shuttle service, $16 one-way (no return service offered). Pre-purchase is required during registration or through our registration store here: https://raceroster.com/store/55315/listing . Bus will be filled to regular capacity, and masks may be required while riding. Limited seats available, book early!
  • Personal car:
    • there are a number of parking options near the start line, the closest parkade is Thunderbird Parkade at Wesbrook Mall and Thunderbird Blvd. We offer free shuttles from the finish area back to the start line from 9:30am – 11:30am!
  • Post-Race Shuttles:
    • We also offer a free shuttle service for 21K participants from the finish back to the start. Shuttles run from 9:15am – 11:30am. There will be accessible bus options available during this service as well
21K Race Point Map

Course Restrictions

21K Entry Limits: Maximum 3,300 Participants

21K Course Time Limit: 3 Hours to complete the course

Finish Line

New in 2022, the race will finish in front of the Museum of Vancouver. Once you cross the finish line, you will receive your finisher medal. Please keep moving through the chute and head into the post-race area to make room for those finishing after you. 

Water/Aid Stations

Water & Nuun will be available in the pre-race area, at all aid stations on course, and at the finish line. Aid stations will be located approximately every 3 km.

There will also be GU Gels available on course at the 13.5K Aid Station (Spanish Banks). The flavours offered at this years event will be Salted Caramel and Strawberry Banana.

Port-o-lets

Port-o-lets will be available in the pre-race area, at all aid stations on course, and in the post-race area at the finish. Aid stations will be located approximately every 3 km. 

Medical Services

Odyssey Medical will provide medical services on course and at the finish line medical tent, as well as mobile units on course.

BC Emergency Health Services will also be stationed on course and at the finish line.

Road Closures

If you are planning to drive to the Vancouver Half Marathon, please be aware of the following road closures on Race Day.

UBC Event Notice

Spanish Banks/Kitsilano Event Notice

Parking

Race Day parking is available at parking lots at the Museum of Vancouver, Vanier Park, and other lots on Whyte Ave for the 5K Start/Finish, 21K Finish and the Kids Run.

There is ample parking around UBC and shuttles available to get back to the 21K Start Line from the Finish after your run.

Training Plans

Your free training plan and tracking app are ready for you.

In partnership with ASICS and Canada Running Series, the Vancouver Half Marathon is proud to bring you a free 90-day premium upgrade* to Runkeeper GO™ ️including training plans, progress insights, workout comparisons, and live tracking.

Sign-up for the race to receive your free upgrade code.

All registered runners are sent their free upgrade code via email.

Stay Connected

Use our official event hashtag #VancouverHalf to connect with our running community. Join our Vancouver Half Marathon Facebook Event Page and follow us on Instagram @runcrswest.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

2022 ASICS Shirt

Designed with a texturized mesh for a premium comfort that also wicks away moisture, the Ready-Set™ Short Sleeve keeps you dry and on the go so you can run without distraction day and night. Our 2022 this race shirt is a true tribute to the stunning West Coast that we are fortunate to run through.

2022 Finisher Medal

Carved into the medal is a design that reflects the majestic beauty of the city’s mountains and ocean. The spinner reveals a message to remind us of our resilient running community. This is Our city, Our race.