Half Marathon

Date: October 24-25, 2020 TBC
Time: 8:30AM
Start & Finish: UBC, Student Union Building, 6133 University Blvd
Age: 16+
Course closes: 1PM
Capacity: Limited spots


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Fall Classic

Beautiful UBC Campus / Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

New 2020 rewards to be announced soon

What was included with Fall Classic 2019 registration:

  • Half Marathon finisher’s medal
  • Exclusive RUNVAN® Toque
  • Race bib with built-in timing chip
  • Complimentary refreshments
  • $20 gift card from Forerunners valid on New Balance gear (min. $75 spend)
  • Free, convenient and secure gear check
  • On-course services including water and first aid
  • Exciting Finish Line at UBC
  • Free Expo inside the Nest with free food – sushi, chili or pizza
  • Post-race celebrations with lively entertainment
  • Age category awards and fun team prizes
  • You may also run and fundraise for charity

Course map (2 loops)

Fall Classic Half Marathon Course Map

Your first turn-around is at the Half Marathon marker, while the second loop is where the 10KM runners turn.

Fall Classic

Half Marathon, 10KM & 5KM / Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®

Switching Races

You may switch race distances, space permitting.

Package Pickup

All runners must pick up their own race kit during the hours of Package Pickup.

Gear Check, Start, Finish Map

The Start and Finish Line is located near the UBC Student Union Building at 6133 University Blvd.

Fall Classic Run - Great Trek Festival Map

Things to remember:

  • Please arrive at least one hour before the race starts if you want to utilize the free gear check
  • We encourage all participants to arrive at least 45 minutes early
  • Washrooms are available near the Start Line
  • Wear your bib visible on the front of your shirt to help enable the timing device embedded
  • Beverages, food and entertainment is provided at the Finish Line

Expo & Entertainment

Keep your eyes and ears open for music along the course and stick around after the race for great entertainment. Fans, you can win prizes too for the best cheer team!

Runners may redeem their food ticket on their race bib for Pizza, Chili or Sushi


Check your official results at the Finish Line or online at fallclassicrun.ca/results/

  • The Fall Classic course is measured and marked every kilometre
  • Digital clocks are positioned at the Start and Finish Line
  • Digital clocks display unofficial finish times which are unique to every individual runner’s chip


Top three Age Category winners, male and female, will be awarded prizes!

All runners are automatically entered into competitive Age Groups: under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70-79, 80-89, 90-99, 100 and above.

Gun time will determine the top three overall winners, whereas chip time will determine Age Category awards. Please seed yourself appropriately at the start.

Age Category Awards / Preston Emerson / RUNVAN®

Strollers/Wheelchairs and Walkers

For safety reasons, the following applies:

  • Strollers are not permitted on the Half Marathon course
  • Walkers may start at the back of the main Half Marathon corral
  • Course closure time is 1pm

Fall Classic

Pacers / Dave Mallari / RUNVAN®