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Vancouver International Marathon

Vancouver Marathon

Named a Top 10 Destination Marathon by and one of the world’s most “exotic” marathons by CNN Travel, the BMO Vancouver Marathon is a Boston Qualifier that takes runners on a 42.2 kilometre (26.2 miles) adventure past beaches, through natural parks, and along Vancouver’s bustling Seawall.

Discover one of the world’s “most livable cities” by foot and witness the community support that has encapsulated the event since its inception in 1974. With the whole city behind you, you’re bound to reach your goal.

The Marathon starts at Queen Elizabeth Park near Hillcrest Community Centre.
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Vancouver International Marathon Contact

1601 Bayshore Drive
Vancouver, BC
(604) 872-2928

Start Line: Queen Elizabeth Park
Finish Line: West Pender St. (between Bute St. & Thurlow St.)
Max Participants: 5,000
Age: 18+ (anyone under the age of 19 must have parental consent)

Nestled between the Pacific Ocean and the Coast Mountain Range, Vancouver is a cosmopolitan city with a hometown feel. Perched on nature’s edge the marathon course follows the natural shoreline of the city. Almost an island, the City is surrounded on three sides by the waters of False Creek , English Bay and Burrard Inlet.

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Hotels close to the Vancouver Marathon Finish Line
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel
Coast Coal Harbour Hotel Downtown at the Finish Line
Loden Hotel Vancouver
Loden Hotel Luxury (1 block Downtown)
Marriott Vancouver Pinnacle Hotel
(1 block from Finish Line)
Days Inn Vancouver Downtown
 (3 Downtown blocks from Finish)
Shangri La Hotel Vancouver
(4 blocks Luxury Hotel)
Hyatt Regency Hotel Vancouver
(4  blocks Downtown)
Fairmont Pacific Rim Hotel Vancouver (4 Downtown blocks from Finish Luxury Hotel)
Le Soleil Hotel & Suites
(5  blocks from Finish Line))
Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver
(5  blocks at Canada Place)
Fairmont Waterfront Hotel Vancouver (5  blocks)
Fairmont Hotel Vancouver (7  blocks)
Rosewood Hotel Georgia  (7  blocks Luxury Hotel)
Westin Bayshore Hotel (7  blocks)
Blue Horizon Hotel Vancouver
(7 blocks from Finish Line)
Metropolitan Hotel Vancouver
(7  blocks)
Ramada Limited Downtown
(7 blocks)
Listel Hotel Vancouver
(8 blocks Downtown)
Delta Suites Hotel Vancouver
(9 blocks Downtown)
Empire Landmark Hotel Vancouver
(10 blocks)
Sutton Place Hotel Vancouver
 (14 Downtown blocks from Finish)
Century Plaza Hotel and Suites 
(16 blocks)
Sheraton Wall Centre Vancouver  
(16 Downtown blocks from Finish)