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Vancouver Sun Run takes over downtown this weekend

DH Vancouver Staff Apr 17, 2018 3:01 pm 2,582

It’s Canada’s largest annual 10k road race, and this Sunday, April 22, the Vancouver Sun Run returns to the city’s downtown core.

Tens of thousands of participants are expected and those who still want to register have until midnight tonight (Tuesday) to do so.

The route begins at Burrard and Georgia Street. From there, runners make their way towards Stanley Park, continuing along English Bay to Hornby Street, then onto Pacific Avenue, across the Burrard Street bridge exiting onto 2nd Avenue.

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The route then runs along Fir Street to join 4th Avenue and continues east on 6th Avenue heading to the Cambie Street Bridge for the final stretch across the bridge to the finish line.

Costumes are not mandatory, but encouraged.

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Last year, 41,924 participants embarked on the annual race.

Joseph Gray of Colorado Springs was the male winner with a time of 29 minutes 38 seconds while Karolina Jarzynska-Nadolska from Poland won the women’s division with a time of 32 minutes 39 seconds.

Vancouver Sun Run 2018

When: Sunday, April 22

Time: 9 am start

Where: Burrard Street and Georgia Street

Registration: Online –fees vary depending on age and category

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