Highlights of the Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay

Map of the finale of the Richmond portion of the 25th anniversary relay. -
Map of the finale of the Richmond portion of the 25th anniversary relay.
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Relay highlights

Sunday, May 20

•11:35 a.m. to 12:07 p.m. McDonald’s Sponsor Stop at 400-11668 Steveston Hwy. with Olympic figure skater Patrick Chan and Rick Hansen. Emily de Boer will leave the Ironwood restaurant and wheel down Steveston Highway with her sister Audrey de Boer by her side—each carrying the medal as the relay moves toward the old Fantasy Gardens site.

•3:30 p.m. End of Day Celebration at the Richmond Olympic Oval Plaza begins.

•4 to 4:30 p.m. Medal presentations and closing ceremony of the Canadian men’s and women’s Wheelchair Basketball Championships at the Richmond Olympic Oval, 6111 River Rd. Rick Hansen to speak.

•4:48 p.m. Patrick Chan will carry medal from Sheraton Vancouver Airport, 7551 Westminster Hwy. to Carver’s Steakhouse, 7311 Westminster Hwy.

•4:51 p.m. John Furlong will carry medal along Westminster Highway.

•4:54 p.m. Mayor Malcolm Brodie will carry medal along Gilbert Road.

•4:57 p.m. The day’s final medal-bearer Vince Miele will carry medal to oval.

•5 to 5:30 p.m. Official ceremonies of End of Day Celebration at Richmond Olympic Oval.


Monday, May 21

•6:55 a.m. Relay to resume at Richmond Olympic Oval Plaza.

•7:50 a.m. Bridgeport Station. The relay medal-bearer to travel via the Canada Line.

•8:11 a.m. Marine Drive Station.

•8:17 a.m. Relay arrives in Vancouver.

•5 to 6:30 p.m. End of Day Celebration in Vancouver at PNE Playland Amphitheatre, 2901 East Hastings St.

Tuesday, May 22

•11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. End of Relay Celebration at BC Place and Terry Fox Plaza.

•7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Rick Hansen Celebration at Pacific Coliseum with performances from David Foster, the Canadian Tenors, Johnny Reid, Jan Arden, Sarah McLachlan, Marianas Trench, One More Girl and Don Alder with Shane Koyzcan. Tickets, $25 to $95, at

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