2019 BMO Vancouver Marathon

BMO Vancouver Marathon

BMO Vancouver Marathon
Date May 5, 2019
Distance 8k, Half-marathon, Marathon, Relay
Course Type Road

Race Information

The BMO Vancouver Marathon is one of Vancouver’s most iconic running events. The event features a full marathon, marathon relay, half marathon, 8k run, and streets lined with thousands of spectators. Runners can expect to experience a little bit of everything that Vancouver has to offer as they run a straight course that starts at Queen Elizabeth Park and finishes in downtown Vancouver. This annual event usually happens in early May and manages to attract an international field of elite runners.

The BMO Vancouver marathon has a cap of 5,000 racers and typically sells out. The half marathon is able to accommodate up to 10,000 runners and has historically drawn fields close to that number.

The half marathon course is a net downhill so expect fairly quick times. The fields are large but quickly thin out as the race progresses. Overall this race is one of the most scenic marathons on the west coast, and is a must for any avid marathoner! 


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Related Events

Did you know that this race is part of a series of runs? If you like this race you may want to run one of the following RunVan events.

Race Reports

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

2017 BMO Vancouver Half Marathon Race Report
"I knew the course, had enough sleep, and had a fuelling plan. What could possibly go wrong?"
2016 BMO Marathon Race Report
"....did I mention how much I love running downhill?!"

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