Racers took off at the 2018 Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon. (Victoria Marathon photo)

Sunday road closures planned for 40th Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon

Many downtown roads closed between Saturday night and Sunday afternoon

More than 8,000 people are expected to hit the streets this week for the 40th annual Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon, and along with the runners will be a change in traffic.

While the run begins on the morning of Sunday, Oct. 13, some roads will be closed Saturday night, including Belleville Street between Menzies and Government Streets. This section will stay closed from midnight to 6 p.m. on Sunday.

The route for the upcoming Goodlife Fitness Victoria Marathon (File contributed/ Goodlife Fitness)

Also closed beginning early Sunday morning until the mid-to-late afternoon are Dallas Road between Cook and Douglas Streets, Belleville Street between Government and Douglas, Government Street between Superior and Humboldt Streets, Menzies Street between Belleville and Superior Streets and Belleville between Oswego and Menzies Streets.

ALSO READ: GoodLife marathon helps enrich lives, share stories

There will also be several intersection closures, including at Yates and Douglas Streets, Yates and Blanshard Streets, Cook and Fort Streets, Fairfield Street and Richmond Avenue, and Foul Bay Road at Richardson Street.

For more information about route closures and times, please visit runvictoriamarathon.com.

vnc.editorial@blackpress.ca

Like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter
and Instagram

Just Posted

MLA Adam Olsen calls for ‘substantial’ changes in provincial economy

Green Party MLA also criticizes gap between government rhetoric and actions

500 pounds of turkey served at Cool Aid community Christmas dinner

Annual dinner serves hundreds of community members

VIDEO: Annual Tuba Christmas concert draws large crowd to Market Square

Over 100 tuba and euphonium players gathered to play festive tunes

Revisit Christmas past as Point Ellice House displays Victorian-era traditions

Antique bobbles, cards, decor and more are on display

Bold and brassy quintet touches down at UVic

Internationally recognized Canadian Brass performing with Victoria Symphony on Dec. 21

VIDEO: Success of wildlife corridors in Banff National Park has advocates wanting more

Demand for more highway protection escalated after seven elk were killed by a semi-trailer near Canmore

Sharks beat Canucks 4-2 to snap 6-game skid

Vancouver visits Vegas on Sunday

Fans sing Canadian anthem after sound system breaks at BMW IBSF World Cup

The Canadians in attendance made sure their team and flag were honoured on the podium

VIDEO: Fire destroys Big White Ski Resort chalet

Social media eulogies peg the property, nicknamed “The Pharamacy,” as both loved and hated

Prince George RCMP use bait packages to catch porch pirates over the holidays

First-in-Canada program with Amazon looks to combat parcel theft

Nanaimo mechanical engineer creates thief tracking program

Nanaimo Thief Tracking lets users plot and share information about thefts online

Mayor wants B.C. to institutionalize severely mental ill people who are homeless

Those suffering from mental health conditions, such as schizophrenia, need specialized care, mayor says

Five things of note from Trudeau’s mandate letters to his ministers

Some marching orders come from the Liberal Party’s campaign, while others are new additions

Scheer’s resignation tips party into internal war over school tuition payments

The Conservatives have a Toronto convention already scheduled for April

Most Read