UBC Athletics and RUNVAN will be holding the following event:

EVENT NAME: Fall Classic Run – Great Trek Relay, 5km, 10km and half-marathon and the Great Trek Festival

 DATE:  Saturday, October 26, 2019

 TIME: Fall Classic – 7:00am – 1pm and Great Trek Festival 10:30am – 3pm

 SETUP/TAKEDOWN:  Setup, October 25 at 7am,  Takedown, October 26 until 11:30pm

 LOCATION: Various campus and Ministry roads.  See Fall Classics

University Commons for start, finish and event space (see attached map) .

Post Event Celebration and Great Trek Festival will be occurring in the Nest, 

University Commons and Lee Square. Learn more about Great Trek Festival here.

PURPOSE: Running event for local runners, faculty, staff and students of UBC

# OF PARTICIPANTS: 4,000 participants, 250 staff/volunteers and 350 spectators

DETAILS: Food and non-alcoholic beverages will be located at University Commons for participants and volunteers only. 

Beer Garden will be fenced off at University Commons, and alcohol will be served – one beverage per event participant only.  Alcohol will also be sold.

2 food trucks where food will be sold

Musqueam performance, snack vendors and community booths in Lee Square 

Coast Mountain Bus has been advised regarding route(s)

Sound system will be used at the start and finish lines

Emergency access will be maintained/provided at all times

Safety perimeter will be set up

Road closures (see attached detour map):

East Mall CLOSED from University Boulevard to north Crescent Road.  Access to the Chan Centre loading bay will be maintained at all times. 

Crescent Road CLOSED from East Mall to West Mall 

West Mall CLOSED from Memorial Road to NW Marine Drive

NW Marine Drive CLOSED from West Mall to West 16th Avenue.  Access to Fraser River Parkade, Place Vanier Commons Block and St. John’s College parking lot maintained between gaps in runners

Lower Mall CLOSED from Agricultural Road to Stores Road

SW Marine Drive CLOSED north of W 16th Ave to Chancellor Blvd.

SW Marine Drive between W 16th Avenue and Kullahun Drive will be reduced to one northbound and one southbound lane. Expect delays.

Old Marine Drive CLOSED

University Blvd CLOSED between NW Marine Drive and West Mall. Local vehicles can cross University Blvd at controlled intersection. No crossing at Lower Mall and University Blvd


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