Moby Dix 10k Run

Call me Ishmael and come along for this adventurous 10k run on the high seas of of Vancouver's Cambie corridor.

Moby Dix 10k mapCall me Ishmael and join me for Moby Dix, a whale of a 10k run. Also known as Avoiding the Park, this 10-ish kilometre route from the Cambie Running Room heads up Ontario to 37th around the southeast perimeter of Queen Elizabeth Park.

As tempting as it may be to turn at 33rd Avenue and run the gut up to the top of the Queen E hill, leave that conquest for another day. The hill on 37th will be challenge enough for your weary sea-legs. Cross over Cambie and reap the rewards of your climbing with a downhill rip on Heather back to 7th Avenue and then turn your ship portside to Laurel and over to Charleson Park. Turn starboard and follow the prevailing winds of False Creek back to Cambie.

Turn-by-Turn Directions
EAST on 7th — RIGHT on Ontario — RIGHT on 37th — RIGHT on Heather — LEFT on 7th — RIGHT at Laurel onto the overpass to Charleson Park — RIGHT on Seawall path — RIGHT on Spyglass — veer left under the bridge and then right again on the path toward the Olympic Village Skytrain station and cross 6th at the crosswalk just west of the station — follow the curve of the Cambie Bridge off-ramp to the left back to Cambie and 7th

Alternately, climb the main mast at the Cambie Bridge to look for the white whale from the crow’s nest and then turn portside and prepare for landfall at Cambie and 7th. (Climb the stairs at the Cambie Bridge.)

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For a shorter version of the route, from Ontario Street, turn RIGHT on King Ed and then RIGHT again on Heather Street to rejoin the main route.

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