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Vancouver Sun Run: All the road closures in effect this Sunday

The Vancouver Sun Run takes place this weekend on Sunday, April 14 and a number of streets will be closed off during the morning.

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The Vancouver Sun Run takes place this weekend on Sunday, April 14 and a number of streets will be closed off during the morning.

The race begins at Georgia and Burrard and organizers are expecting up to 40,000 participants. While the race doesn't begin until 9 a.m., road closures will be in effect from 5 a.m. until 1:30 p.m.

TransLink has also stated that they will add extra service to their regular schedule to ensure that participants are able to get to the race on time.

The Expo and Millennium Line trains will run half an hour earlier, with first trains leaving between 6:30 and 6:45 a.m. Furthermore, service will be running more frequently until 2 pm.

The Seabus will run an hour earlier, with the first vessel leaving Lonsdale Quay at 7 am. There will be sailings every 15 minutes following that until 9 pm.

The Canada Line, however, will be unaffected by the run. Trains will begin at 4:48 a.m. as usual, with more frequent service beginning at 7 a.m.

There are also 18 bus routes that are on or around the Sun Run route that will be detoured from the start of service until 2 p.m. You can check the Trip Planner for more details regarding your route.

Vancouver Sun Run: Street Closures 

Downtown Area - Georgia Street

  • Seymour to Bute (start area): 5:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Bute to the Causeway (including all streets crossing Georgia): 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. ·
  • Lions Gate Bridge access from Pender St only: 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Howe to Burrard from Dunsmuir to Robson 5:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Denman St – Georgia to Robson 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Robson St – west of Denman St to Stanley Park 8:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m

Stanley Park 

  •  Beach Ave, Stanley Park to Hornby St 8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
  • Stanley Park Dr. at North Lagoon Dr 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
  • Ryan Rd at Park Lane/South Lagoon Dr 6:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m

Pacific Street

  • Burrard St to Hornby (eastbound lanes) 6:00 a.m.- 12 noon

The Bridges

  • Burrard Bridge – closed to all traffic 8:00 a.m.- 12 noon
  • Cambie Bridge – closed to all northbound traffic 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Kitsilano Area 

  • West 2nd Avenue - Burrard St to Fir St 8:30 a.m.- 12 noon
  • Fir Street – West 2nd Ave to West 4th Ave 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon
  • W 4th Avenue/W 6th Avenue – Pine St to Cambie St. 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Cambie Street at Broadway 

  • closed to all northbound traffic 7:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Pacific Boulevard 

  • East bound exit ramp from Cambie Bridge 5:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Nelson St to Abbott St 5:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
  • Abbott St to Quebec St 7:00 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Quebec and Carrall Street

  • Closed to all traffic 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m. near Expo Blvd and Pacific Blvd

Expo Boulevard from Quebec St to Terry Fox Way

  • 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Nelson Street

  • (Expo – Pacific) 7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m