PRR First Half Marathon 2019 | Vancouver

"First Half" Half Marathon Vancouver

"First Half" Half Marathon Vancouver
Date Feb 2019 (TBD)
Distance Half-marathon
Course Type Road

Race Information

The First Half half marathon is a Vancouver classic that's been going on since 1991. This race, put on by the Pacific Road Runners, happens in February each year and is one of Vancouver's most iconic races.

The event has a max field size of 2,000 runners and perpetually sells out within hours of opening the registration. People lucky enough to get into the race can expect a fast and very scenic course which starts and finishes in Vancouver's Yaletown neighbourhood. The run follows a seawall route up English Bay and around Stanely Park, with a brief detour on a gravel trail around Lost lagoon before heading back to the starting line. There are no major hills, save one small, short, demoralizer that pops up with about 600 meters to go.

If you're looking for a speedy road half marathon this race is one to consider!


Race Reports

Read first hand reports and reviews from runners who have completed this race in the past!

2018 First Half Race Report
"The Roundhouse Community Centre in Yaletown was a hive of activity when I arrived, nearly an hour before start time."

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