First Half has sold-out once again!

Race Day: Sunday, February 9, 2020

RSVP for updates and a potential race transfer. You may also email us to subscribe to a waitlist: info@runvan.org

Competitive runners may still register online with provided ‘access codes’. Elites, please contact us if you meet the set standards

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Canada’s Fastest Half Marathon. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

Registration includes:

  • Half Marathon finishers’ medal
  • Exclusive technical tee
  • Race bib with built-in timing chip
  • Free refreshments
  • Free, convenient and secure gear check
  • On-course services including water, electrolyte, gels, and more
  • Exciting Finish Line in Yaletown
  • Post-race celebrations with hot food and lively entertainment
  • Age category and overall prizing

Don’t miss the next RUNVAN® race! The First Half builds to Vancouver’s only Marathon event in May.

First Half

The First Half is now organized by RUNVAN®, a local non-profit inspiring active lifestyles. Photo: Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

Elite and Competitive Runners

Special registration for elite and competitive runners are available for those who meet set standards.

Elite Athletes have to show a clocking of sub 1:10 for males, sub 1:20 for females.

Competitive entries are available for sub 1:20 males, sub 1:30 females, or Top 3 Age Category finishers at a recent First Half.

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First Half / Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®