More than 45,000 runners take part in 30th annual Vancouver Sun Run

45,183 runners took part in the the 30th annual Vancouver Sun Run this morning.

Race director Tim Hopkins says they had their one millionth runner register for the event this year.

Paul Kimugul from Kenya won the Men’s Overall Division with a time of 28:59. Kimugul was last year’s winner as well. Vancouver’s Dylan Wykes finished second with a time of 29:11.

Vancouverite Rachel Cliff won in the women’s division with a time of 33:14.

Overall 2014 Winners

Men

1. Paul Kimugul, Kenya (28:59)

2. Dylan Wykes, Vancouver, BC (29:11)

3. Jordan Chipangama, Zambia (29:16)

Women

1. Rachel Cliff, Vancouver, BC (33:14)

2. Lindsay Carson, Whitehorse (33:49)

3. Kimberley Doerksen, Vancouver, BC (33:54)

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There will be a number of street closures in place until about 1:30 this afternoon.

The full list of street closures: 

Georgia Street:

· Seymour to Bute (start area): 5 a.m. – 11 a.m.
· Bute to the Causeway (including all streets crossing Georgia):
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
· Lions Gate Bridge (access from Pender St only):
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
· Howe to Burrard from Dunsmuir to Robson:
5 a.m. – 11 a.m.
· Denman St – Georgia to Robson: 8 a.m. – 11 a.m.
· Robson St – west of Denman St to Stanley Park:
8 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Stanley Park:

· Beach Avenue (Stanley Park to Hornby St):
8:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
· Stanley Park Dr atNorth Lagoon Dr: 6 a.m. – 11 a.m.
· Ryan Rd at Park Lane/South Lagoon Dr: 6 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Pacific Street:

· Burrard St to Hornby St (eastbound lanes):
6 a.m. – 12 noon

The Bridges:

· Burrard Bridge – closed both northbound and southbound:
8 a.m. – 12 noon
· Cambie Bridge – closed to all northbound
traffic: 8:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Kitsilano area:

· W 2nd Avenue (Burrard to Fir): 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon
· Fir Street (W 2nd Ave to W 4th Ave): 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon
· W 4th Avenue/W 6th Avenue (Pine St to Cambie St):
8:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Cambie at Broadway:

(closed to all northbound traffic): 8:30 a.m. – 12 noon

Pacific Boulevard:

· East bound exit ramp from Cambie Bridge:
5 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
·Nelson St to Abbott St: 5 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
· Abbott St to Quebec St: 7 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Quebec, Keefer, Abbott and Carrall St.:

(closed to all traffic near Expo Boulevard and Pacific Blvd):
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

Expo Boulevard (from Quebec St to Terry Fox Way):
7:30 a.m. – 9:00 a.m.

PHOTO GALLERY: Thousands lace up for the 30th annual Vancouver Sun Run

Jennifer Palma, Global News

Jennifer Palma, Global News

Jennifer Palma, Global News

Jennifer Palma, Global News

Jennifer Palma, Global News

Jennifer Palma, Global News

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