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Sporting Life 10 km Run/Walk,
Sunday, May 13, 2018,
Road closures

Broadcast time: 14:32
Friday, May 11, 2018

Public Safety - Special Events

On Sunday, May 13, 2018, the 22nd Annual Sporting Life 10K Run will take place. The organizers are expecting approximately 22,000 runners to participate in the run.

Yonge Street will close between Lawrence Avenue and Eglinton Avenue, beginning at 4:30 a.m. in preparation for the event. Yonge Street is scheduled to reopen at 10:30 a.m.

At 7 a.m., road closures for the run route will start. Road closures include:

Yonge Street, from Eglinton Avenue to King Street
Richmond Street, from Yonge Street to Peter Street
Peter Street, from Richmond Street to Front Street
Front Street, from Peter Street to Bathurst Street
Bathurst Street, from King Street to Lakeshore Boulevard
Fort York Boulevard, from Bathurst Street to Lake Shore Boulevard
Fleet Street, from Strachan Avenue to Fort York Boulevard

At 7:30 a.m., the run will start over the following route:

Southbound on Yonge Street
Westbound on Richmond Street
Southbound on Peter Street
Westbound on Front Street
Southbound on Bathurst Street
Westbound on Fort York Boulevard

The finish line for the run is on Fort York Boulevard, north of Fleet Street. Fleet Street is scheduled to reopen at 12:30 p.m.

TTC diversions

During the run, there will be no access to Eglinton subway station and Davisville subway station from the east. As a result, numberous routes will be diverted.

Motorists are advised to consider alternate routes.

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Constable Jenifferjit Sidhu, Corporate Communications, for Constable Brenda Norrmalm, Public Safety - Special Events