Event Conditions

Event Alert System

Event Conditions

Race morning temperatures in Vancouver are usually cool in February. Potentially icy sections may also exist due to the weather, particularly by the Lighthouse near Brockton Point and along the Seawall from Lion’s Gate Bridge to Third Beach. Please be careful while racing!

Safety is a top priority and we are dedicated to delivering a safe and memorable event for all. Thank you and enjoy the run!

For updates, please visit RUNVAN.org

BMO Vancouver Marathon
Event Alert System


To assist in communicating key messages, the Society will also rely on the Event Alert System below.


Enjoy the event! Stay alert.


Slow down. Prepare for the conditions.


Observe Warnings and Event Updates.


Participation Stopped. Follow Instructions.

This Event Alert System is a standardized protocol to ensure participants are prepared for race conditions. Race status signs will be placed at the event, plus shared here on the site and social. This simple, standardized status is updated by race organizers in consultation with meteorologists and other officials.

Runners, volunteers, and supporters are encouraged to watch for event updates and plan accordingly.

Safety is a top priority. As a local non-profit, we are dedicated to delivering a safe and memorable experience for runners, spectators, and volunteers. Thank you as well to the City of Vancouver and Vancouver Parks Board for helping us plan ahead and mitigate potential risks.

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