Road closures planned amid Vancouver’s 40th annual Sun Run on Sunday

If you are looking for something fun to do on Sunday, you can join the Vancouver Sun Run.

It’s the 40th annual of the 10-kilometre run, one of the largest races of its kind in North America.

Road closures are in place across downtown Vancouver, so if you are looking to travel into the city, take a moment to plan ahead.

The main run begins at 9 a.m. at Georgia and Thurlow, where an estimated 40 thousand runners, walkers, and joggers will travel the 10-kilometre route towards BC Place.

This is the route runners for the main run will take for the 40th annual Sun Run event. (Credit: Vancouver Sun Run)

There will also be a Mini Sun Run beginning at 8 a.m. and a competitive wheelchairs edition beginning at 8:40 a.m. to the race.

This is the route runners for the mini run will take for the 40th annual Sun Run event. (Credit: Vancouver Sun Run)

Vancouver Police will direct traffic as runners make their way around the city.

There will also be a bike valet providing free and secure bike parking, according to the Vancouver Sun Run organizers.

Roads are expected to re-open at 1:30 p.m.

The following road closures apply from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. for the main run:

Georgia – from the Causeway to Pender
Denman – from Georgia to Beach Ave
Beach Ave – from Denman to Jervis
Pacific Ave – From Jervis to Hornby
Burrard St – Davie to the Burrard Bridge
Burrard Bridge – full closure (with some lane closures until noon)

The below will be closed from 8:30 a.m. until noon:

W 6th Ave East Exit
Burrard Street – Bridge to West 3rd
W 3rd Ave – Burrard to Fir
Fir St – W 3rd Ave to W 4th Ave

The following will be closed from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m.:

W 4th Ave/W 6th Ave
Pine to 3rd & Alberta
Cambie Bridge – Pacific Ave Exit ramp
Cambie Bridge – 6th Ave East
West 3rd Ave – 2nd Ave to Columbia
Columbia – From 3rd to 6th ave
6th Ave – From Columbia to Quebec
Quebec – From 6th to Terminal
Pacific Blvd – From Terminal
to Griffiths Way

Mini Sun Run Closures go until 1:30 p.m.:

Pacific Blvd – from Nelson to Carrall
Pacific Blvd – from Pat Quin
Way to Quebec
Quebec – from National to Prior
Pat Quin Way – from Expo Blvd
to Pacific Blvd
Carrall – from Keefer to Pacific Blvd
Carrall- From Expo to Pacific Blvd
Expo Blvd – from Quebec to
Pat Quinn Way
E/bound Pacific Blvd. Exit Ramp –
from Cambie Bridge
Cambie Bridge – Pacific Ave Exit

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