This year’s road closures for the annual GoodLife Fitness Marathon

This year's road closures for the annual GoodLife Fitness Marathon
Goodlife Fitness Marathon
A map showing the complete Goodlife Fitness Marathon that will take place Sunday morning.

This Sunday October 13 sees the return of the Annual GoodLife Fitness Marathon and there will be several road closures to accommodate the route.

The Marathon will affect vehicular traffic in the following areas: Downtown, James Bay, Cook Street Village, Beacon Hill Park, Fairfield, Oak Bay and Uplands.

Residents and commuters are being advised to expect delays and to be prepared to use alternate routes. A full closure list is below and all times listed are approximate.

Downtown roads near the Inner Harbour will be closed as below:

Saturday, October 12, 2019
1100–2400 Belleville between Menzies and Government (in front of BC Legislature)

Sunday, October 13, 2019
0000–1800 Belleville between Menzies and Government
0400–1330 Dallas between Cook and Douglas
0500–1630 Belleville between Government and Douglas | Government between Superior and Humboldt — except access lane to Empress Hotel porte cochère from Humboldt
0500–1130 Menzies between Belleville and Superior
0500–1530 Belleville between Oswego and Menzies

There will be full rolling closures along the race route while runners pass and intermittent access across the race route (police patrolled) at the following:

  • Yates/Douglas and Yates/Blanshard
  • Cook/Fort and Fairfield/Cook
  • Fairfield/Richmond
  • Foul Bay at Richardson/McNeill

Race route closures:

Sunday, October 13, 2019
0745–0820 Menzies–Simcoe–Government (Along Menzies to Simcoe, along Simcoe to Government and along Government from Simcoe to Superior)
0800–0830 and 0840–0905 Government from Humboldt to Yates
0805–0840 and 0850–0920 Yates from Government to Cook
0805–0845 and 0850–0925 Cook (Southbound) from Yates to Fort
0805–0945 Cook (Southbound) from Fort to Park Blvd
0855–0945 Cook (Northbound) between Oscar and Park Blvd
0810–1000 Park Blvd
0810–0915 Heywood Ave–Southgate from Park Blvd to Arbutus
0815–0945 Arbutus–Bridge–Circle–Camas–Heywood Way — Beacon Hill Park
0810–0945 Douglas between Toronto and Dallas (**Except BC Transit)
0820–1000 Cook between Park Blvd and Dallas
0820–1315 Dallas–Hollywood–Crescent between Douglas and Irving
0830–1300 Robertson – Lillian –Richmond–Richardson between Crescent and Foul Bay
0835–1100 Lawndale–Quamichan–Cowichan from Richardson to Richardson


Route Marshalls & Traffic Control Professionals will be in place by 8 am – 12:30 pm for Early Start Marathoners.  The main start marathoners will be the bulk of the runners resulting in the following closures.
0840–1240 McNeill–Hampshire–Granite–Mitchell between Foul Bay and Oak Bay Ave
0845–1225 Oak Bay between Mitchell and Monterey – closed Eastbound. Oak Bay Avenue will be open westbound lane only.
0850–1220 Monterey–Windsor–Oliver between Oak Bay Ave and Beach Drive
0855–1210 Beach Drive between Oliver and Windsor
0905–1135 Beach Drive between Windsor and Exeter
0915–1105 Exeter Road
0850–1345 Dallas between Douglas and Erie
0855–1400 Erie–St Lawrence–Kingston–Montreal–Quebec–Pendray–Belleville
1000–1045 Superior from Menzies to Montrea
l1015–1130 Montreal Street (from Superior to Kingston) | Kingston (from Montreal to Menzies) – Rolling Opening


For information on all of the races go to:


Tim FordTim Ford

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