The 30th annual TC10K race is happening this Sunday, and if you’re not among the 9,500+ participants, you’ll want to know which route to take to avoid closed streets.
The Times Colonist 10K course takes racers through a scenic route around downtown Victoria and Dallas Road, and starts on Government and Belleville Street between the Empress Hotel and the Legislature buildings – this starting point will be closed to traffic from 5 a.m to 2 p.m. Sunday.
The route will head 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, then along Dallas, finishing in front of the legislative buildings.
All intersections along this route will be closed to traffic.
All of these streets will be closed to traffic as of 7:45 a.m. on Sunday, and no on-street parking will be allowed from 4 a.m. to 11 a.m. The roads will reopening at varying times.
Here’s an approximate list of when each street will reopen to traffic according to the Times Colonist:
- Government at Humboldt — 8:37 a.m.
- Government at Yates — 8:50 a.m.
- Yates at Vancouver — 9 a.m.
- Vancouver at Richardson — 9:15 a.m.
- Minto at Moss — 9:25 a.m.
- Dallas at Memorial — 11:30 a.m.
- Dallas at Cook — 11:40 a.m.
- Dallas at Douglas — 11:50 a.m.
- Belleville at Oswego — noon
Thanks to our sponsors The Bay Centre and Sitka Law Group, Victoria Buzz will be live streaming the event for the first time ever on our Facebook page – make sure to watch for your family and friends taking part in the event.
- When: April 28th, 2019, 8:00 a.m. start time – Victoria Buzz will begin live stream at 7:55 a.m.
- Where: 501 Belleville Street – start line is at Government and Belleville Street between the Empress Hotel and the Provincial Legislature.
- Registration: You can still register online here – registration fees range between $65-$70 for TC10K, and $20 for Thrifty Foods Family Run