There will not be a dedicated space in the pre-race area, however, you are permitted to pump or breastfeed in the Medical Tent in a private space.
The best and easiest way to get to the Start Area is to bike, we offer complimentary and secure Bike Valet right beside the Start/Finish Line. Free bike valet is open 7:30am-11am.
The start line is a short walk from either Waterfront station or Stadium-Chinatown Skytrain stations.
The following bus routes arrive near the start line: R5 Express bus (Hastings St.), Route 19 (Metrotown to Stanley Park) and Route 22 (Knight to Downtown).
To plan your trip, use the Translink Trip Planner to find the best options to the start line on race morning. Be sure to arrive at least 30 minutes before the 8:30am race start.
The best option is to have someone drop you off near the race start – pay attention to road closures (link to event notice). Alternatively, there is street parking and a number of paid parking lots nearby, including:
When planning your arrival, please pay attention to road closures.
If you want to participate with a friend, select the same specific finishing time during registration to put you in to the same corral. Please note this does not guarantee placement in the same corral. Participants can change corrals at Race Kit Pickup or the Help Desk on race morning if required.
No. Following the guidelines of Athletics Canada, BC Athletics & Vancouver Coastal Health, you are not required to show proof of vaccination in order to participate.