Half Marathon

Date: Sunday, November 12, 2017
Time: 8:30AM
Start & Finish: UBC, Student Union Building, 6133 University Blvd
Age: 16+
Course closes: 12:30PM
Capacity: Limited and sold-out again.


What is included with 2017 Fall Classic registration

  • $20 gift card from Forerunners redeemable on New Balance product
  • Food, drinks, music, awards and post-race celebrations
  • Free Expo with great merchandise, and gear check
  • RUNVAN® tech gloves!
  • On-course services including water, toilets and electrolyte
  • Eight water stations along the Half Marathon course
  • Finisher’s Medal, and more!

Course map (2 loops)


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

Switching Races

You may switch race distances, space permitting. To switch and upgrade or downgrade your race distance, Edit your registration HERE. This feature is not available race week, and features a $5 change fee plus applicable online fees.

Package Pickup

All runners must pick up their own race kit during one of the times listed below:

Thursday, Nov. 9, 12pm–6pm
Forerunners North Vancouver – 980 Marine Drive, North Vancouver, BC

Friday, Nov. 10, 3pm–8pm
Forerunners Main Street, 3889 Main St., Vancouver, BC – New Location!

Saturday, Nov. 11, 12pm–6pm
Forerunners Main Street, 3889 Main St., Vancouver, BC – New Location!

Sunday, Nov. 12, 7am–10:30am
UBC Nest – 6133 University Blvd., Vancouver, BC

RUNVAN® Hat-trick runners who are eligible for prizes may claim here, too.

Gear Check, Start, Finish Map

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

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 you 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


  • 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
  • Check your official results online at fallclassicrun.ca/results


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.

Awards will also be presented to the largest team and best cheer team!

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 12:30pm