Race brings road closures

Beach Drive in Oak Bay will be closed for several hours Sunday for the TC 10K and Half Marathon

  • Apr. 23, 2015 5:00 a.m.

Beach Drive in Oak Bay will be closed for several hours Sunday to accommodate the annual TC 10K.

The 10K route starts at Government and Belleville, heading 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 on Dallas, finishing in front of the Legislative Buildings.

All intersections along the race route will be closed. Roads inside of the race route will remain open, but motorists will have to cross the route at intervals from the direction of the police until roads re-open. Pedestrians will still be able to cross the race course, though there may be some delays. There will be no on-street parking on the race route from 4 to 11 a.m. on Sunday. All cars parked on the race route during this time will be towed at the owner’s expense based on event signage.

The current race course offers a significant advantage to motorists in that it allows for rolling openings of roadways as soon as the last runners pass through various points along the route. All streets on the race course will be closed as of 7:45 a.m. on Sunday.

Beach Drive is scheduled to be closed from Midland to Rutland from 9:05 to 9:55 a.m.; from Rutland to Windsor from 9:10 to 10:25 a.m.; from Windsor to Victoria from 9:15 to 10:45 a.m.; while Victoria and Beach Drive will be closed to Foul Bay and McNeill from 9:25 to 11 a.m.

The City of Victoria will be posting no parking signs on the course two days prior to the event to ensure that all residents are notified of road closures.

The TC Half Marathon starts at 9 a.m. with a three-hour time limit; the last participant will be off the course by approximately noon. The race will be utilizing the roadways of Oak Bay and Victoria.  Participants will use full and half lanes throughout the route.

The Half Marathon starts at Centennial Stadium following the Ring Road to University Drive, turning on to Cedar Hill Cross Road. The route crosses Cadboro Bay Road to Upper Terrace Road, bears right onto Uplands Road, turns left onto Cotswold Road to Midland and then to Beach. The route follows Beach past King George’s Terrace, turns right onto Victoria, left onto McNeil. McNeil becomes Richardson at Foul Bay, left onto Richmond to Fairfield, right onto Irving, to Crescent, which becomes Ross, left onto Robertson. Bearing left onto Hollywood, Hollywood becomes Dallas Road. The route then joins the 10K route at Memorial.


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