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Road Closure Notice - SUNDAY, June 23, 2013 - Over 7,000 runners expected for the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K

Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Road Closure Notice - SUNDAY, June 23, 2013 - Over 7,000 runners expected for the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K

11:00 EDT Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Road closures in effect from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. on June 23, 2013

VANCOUVER, June 19, 2013 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K gets underway this Sunday, June 23, 2013 at 7:30 a.m., with some 7,000 participants lacing up to run and walk the race. The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5k will result in road closures in the following locations:

Roadway Closures &
Re-Openings
   
Race Start: 7:30 a.m. Half Marathon   UBC to Stanley Park 
Race Start: 9:30 a.m. 5K   Stanley Park and Seawall
  Closure Re-opening
Roadway Time Time
Beach Ave - In Stanley Park, North Lagoon Drive to Lagoon Drive 6:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
East Mall to Agronomy to W 16th Ave - south bound Agronomy to W 16th 6:30 a.m. 8:30 a.m.
W 16th Ave - All lanes from Wesbrook Mall to Marine Drive 7:20 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
NW Marine Drive - All lanes Wesbrook Mall to Chancellor Blvd 7:20 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
NW Marine Drive to Chancellor to W 4th Ave 7:20 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
W 4th Ave - Westbound Curb lane and parking lane from NW Marine to Highbury St 7:45 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
Highbury St - All lanes W 4th Ave to Point Grey Road 7:50 a.m. 9:45 a.m.
Point Grey Road - All lanes Highbury St to Alma St. 7:50 a.m. 7:50 a.m.
Point Grey Road - Westbound lanes Alma to MacDonald St. 7:50 a.m. 9:50 a.m.
Cornwall Ave. - Westbound lanes MacDonald to Burrard Bridge. 7:55 a.m.  10:00 a.m.
Burrard Bridge - Southbound two curb lanes from Cornwall to Pacific 8:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
Pacific Ave. - Eastbound Curb lanes Thurlow to Burrard and Burrard Bridge access 8:05 a.m. 10:25 a.m.
Eastbound lanes plus parking lane from Bidwell into Stanley Park 8:05 a.m. 11:00 a.m.

About the Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K:

The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K is part of the prestigious Canada Running Series.  As one of Vancouver's premier running events, the SVHM attracts more than 7,000 runners and walkers of all levels, including many elite athletes and visitors to the city.  The Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon & 5K takes place on Sunday, June 23th starting at 7:30 a.m. for the Half-Marathon and 9:30 a.m. for the 5K.  For more information, please visit http://www.vancouverhalf.com

About Scotiabank:

Scotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad.  Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for its charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $47 million annually to community causes around the world over the last 5 years. Visit us at  www.scotiabank.com.

 

SOURCE: Scotiabank

For further information:

Media Inquiries: 
Randy Clegg
Scotiabank Vancouver Half-Marathon
rclegg@shaw.ca
Cell 604-209-0611

Or

Michelle Henderson
Scotiabank
Michelle.henderson@scotiabank.com
416-402-2178

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