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Saturday, September 9, 2017,
Toronto 5km Run for Sick Kids Hospital Foundation,
Road closures

Broadcast time: 07:08
Thursday, September 7, 2017

Public Safety - Special Events

On Saturday, September 9, 2017, The Running Room will host their 7th annual 5km Run. The event will begin at 8 a.m., and is expected to attract 1,500 participants.

Road closures will begin at 7:30 a.m., and the route will be as follows:

- Start and Finish line will be St. Clair Avenue West and Wells Hill Park
- Eastbound St. Clair Avenue West to Russell Hill Road
- Southbound Russell Hill Road to Boulton Drive
- Westbound Boulton Drive continuing onto MacPherson Avenue
- Westbound MacPherson Avenue to Cottingham Road
- Westbound Cottingham Road to Davenport Road
- Westbound Davenport Road to Christie Street
- Northbound Christie Street to St. Clair Avenue West
- Eastbound St. Clair Avenue West to Wells Hill Park

The public should refrain from parking their vehicles along the route on Saturday, September 9, 2017, from 5 a.m. to approx. 9:30 a.m.

Vehicles in the area, including TTC, may experience traffic delays during the event.

This event will proceed regardless of weather conditions.

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Constable Caroline de Kloet, Corporate Communications, for Constable Isabel Ethier, Public Safety - Special Events