TC10K and Half-Marathon Route and Road Closures on Sunday, April 27

The 25th Annual TC10K will take place on Sunday April 27, 2014. This year there is a 10K and a Half Marathon route.

TC10K Route and Road Closures

The TC10K starts at 7:55 a.m. for wheelchair athletes and has a staggered start at 8 a.m. depending on participants' estimated completion times.

The TC10K route begins at Government and Belleville Streets and heads north on Government/Wharf to Johnson, east on Johnson, south on Vancouver, east on Richardson, south on Moss, east on May, south on Memorial to Dallas Road. The course then continues along Dallas Road, finishing in front of the Legislative Buildings.

The start/finish area at Government and Belleville Streets, and Government from Superior to Humboldt Streets, will be closed from 5 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 27.

All intersections along the race route will be closed. Roads inside the race route will remain open but motorists will be directed by the police when it is safe to cross (until the roads re-open). Pedestrians will still be able to cross the race course but should expect some delays.

There will be no on-street parking on the race route from 4 a.m. until 11 a.m. on Sunday, April 27.  All vehicles parked on the race route during this timeframe will be towed at the owner’s expense. Signs will be posted.

All streets on the race course will be closed as of 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, April 27. The current race course provides rolling openings of roadways as soon as the last runners pass various points along the route.  Re-opening times will vary per location. The following is a list of approximate opening times:

Intersection                             Time of Road Opening (approximate) 
Government at Humboldt           8:36 a.m.
Johnson at Douglas                   8:47 a.m.
Johnson at Quadra                    8:55 a.m.
Vancouver at Richardson          9:06 a.m.
Richardson at Moss                  9:14 a.m.
Dallas at Memorial                    11:03 a.m.
Dallas at Cook                          11:08 a.m.
Dallas at Douglas                     11:15 a.m.
Belleville at Oswego                 11:40 a.m.

View the TC10K map and more information here.  

TC Half Marathon Route and Road Closures

The TC Half Marathon starts at 9 a.m. and has a 2.5-hour time limit. The last participant will have completed the course by approximately 11:40 a.m. The Half Marathon will include Saanich, Oak Bay and Victoria roadways. Participants will use full and half-lanes throughout the route.

The Half Marathon starts at Centennial Stadium and goes along Ring Road to University Drive, turning on to Cedar Hill Cross Road. The route crosses Cadboro Bay Road to Upper Terrace Road, then right onto Uplands Road, turns left onto Cotswold Road to Midland and then to Beach. The route follows Beach past King George Terrace, turns right onto Victoria, then left onto McNeil. McNeil becomes Richardson at Foul Bay. The route turns left onto Richmond to Fairfield, right onto Irving to Crescent, which becomes Ross, and then left onto Robertson. Then left onto Hollywood, which becomes Dallas Road. The Half Marathon joins the 10K route at Memorial and follows Dallas Road, finishing at the TC10K finish line in front of the Legislative Buildings.

Road closures have been estimated on the expected pace of the first and last runners entering and leaving one of nine zones. The zones have been aligned with logical areas of traffic control and municipal boundaries. A 10-minute buffer has been added. Signs will be posted along the route and residents in the area will be notified by mail.

View the Half-Marathon Map and Road Closures/Approximate Re-Openings

Good luck to all participants on Sunday!