Sunday, May 06, 2012

Goodlife Toronto Marathon

The runners take to the streets on Sunday May 6, 2012 for the Goodlife #Toronto Marathon which has a full marathon, half marathon (and walk), relay and 5km routes. The marathon starts at 7:30am at Mel Lastman Square. At the finish area the volunteers are getting the medals ready for the participants and winners of the races. If you are going to be out during the day don't forget to check for road closures.
Here is the planned route: "The Marathon begins behind Mel Lastman Square on Beecroft Ave. just South of Park Home. Participants run North to Ellerslie Ave. to Canterbury Pl. and then North to Horsham Ave., East to Yonge St. South on Yonge St. to Chaplin Crescent. West on Chaplin to Oriole Parkway. South on Oriole Parkway to Lonsdale Rd. West on Lonsdale to Forest Hill Rd. North on Forest Hill Rd. to Kilbarry Rd. West on Kilbarry Rd. to Warren Rd. South on Warren Rd. to Lonsdale Rd. West on Lonsdale to Spadina Rd. South on Spadina Rd. around Casa Loma to MacPherson. East on MacPherson to Davenport Rd. and continue to Belmont St. East on Belmont through Yonge St. to Aylmer Ave. South on Aylmer to Rosedale Valley Rd. to Bayview Ave. South to the very bottom (River St. – this section is New) then turn North to King St. West on King St. to Sumach St. South to Eastern Ave. West on Eastern Ave. to Front St. westbound to Wellington St. continuing west to John St. South on John St. to Front St. W. Front St. to Bathurst St. South on Bathurst St. to Fort York Blvd. Fort York Blvd. to Lakeshore Blvd. East to Remembrance Drive. South and West on Remembrance Dr. around Ontario Place to the Goodman trail and continue to westbound towards Humber Bay Park Rd. You will run south before picking up the trail north to Humber Bay Park Rd. and then north to Lakeshore Blvd. Eastbound to the finish line at Ontario Place Dr. on the South side of Lakeshore Blvd. at Ontario Place.

This course has been accurately measured and is certified by Athletics Canada and is a Boston qualifier. Persons under age 18 on race day are not permitted to participate in the marathon. We do not permit walkers in the Marathon. Please visit our Race Race Day for maps and transportation information."

Race photos posted by Joe Hamilton.
In a multi-coloured tutu
Ultimate Best team
The Burt's Bees team

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Unknown said...

Awesome! Thank you so much for posting this, as well as visiting us yesterday in the Medal Tent!!!

Unknown said...

Awesome! Thank you for this wonderful and informative post. Also thank you for visiting us in the medal tent yesterday.

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