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Toronto Challenge Run,
Sunday, June 11, 2017

Broadcast time: 06:50
Friday, June 9, 2017

Public Safety - Special Events

On Sunday, June 11, 2017, the Toronto Community Services Department will host the 25th annual “Toronto Challenge Run."

This is both a 1-km walk, and a 5-km walk/run. Event organizers are expecting approximately 3,500 participants.

Participants will assemble on University Avenue near Armoury Street. At 9:30 a.m. they will depart along the following route:

Formation Area - University Avenue (Queen Street West to Armoury Street)

Northbound - University Avenue
Northbound - Queen’s Park Crescent West
Southbound - Queen’s Park Crescent East
Eastbound - Wellesley Street West
Southbound - Bay Street
Westbound - Adelaide Street West
Northbound - University Avenue

Dispersal Area - Nathan Phillips Square

Vehicles in the area will experience traffic delays due to this event and are advised to consider alternative routes.

Roads are expected to be fully reopened by 11 a.m.

This event will proceed regardless of weather conditions.

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Constable Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, Constable Jennifer Ladouceur, Special Events