5K Run


General Information

5k Run (8:00 am)

Join 2000 + participants in the 5k Run at the GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon. Help raise funds and awareness for the charity of your choice by choosing a charity when registering online.

Please note: Bus shuttles are Not available for this event. We suggest using a taxi or TTC to the start area. Parking is available at the Exhibition grounds.



5k Walk (12:00 noon)

Over 1,000 participants are expected to take part in this fun and energetic walk. Help raise funds and awareness for the charity of your choice by choosing a charity when registering online.

Race Details

Both 5k events start and finish at Ontario Place on Remembrance Dr. just East of Ontario Place Blvd. This course has been accurately measured and is certified by Athletics Canada. Participants in the 5k must be able to complete the course in 1.5 hours. Click Here for additional race day information.

For the safety of all participants, we strongly recommend not wearing iPods, or similar devices which inhibit your ability to hear surrounding sounds.

In-line skates, roller-skates, skateboards, bicycles, strollers and dogs are not permitted on the course.

Click Here to view the Race Map and elevations.


Timing

The course will be marked every kilometre and timed using the BibTag timing system.


Expo

The GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon Expo is FREE and open to the public at the Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd. Hall ‘D”. ALL 5k participants must attend the Expo to pick up their BibTag and shirt. There is no day of “kit” pick-up. The Expo is open on Friday, May 1st  from 12:00 PM to 7:00 PM, and Saturday, May 2nd from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM. For additional information about the Expo please. For additional information about the Expo please Click Here.


Shirt and Bib Tag

All 5k participants must pick up their BibTag and shirt at the Expo. BibTag and shirts will not be mailed to participants. Shirt sizes are guaranteed for participants who register by February 28th. Double check the size when picking up your shirt.

In an effort to be greener, the GoodLife Fitness Toronto Marathon will be bagless. Participants are strongly recommended to bring their own bag for their BibTag and shirt pick-up at the Expo. Bag Check will be available at the Start Line (Ontario Place) for the all 5k participants. It is located at the West End of the finish area and you must securily attach the tag provided at the bottom of you bib to your bag.

Expo Location: Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, 100 Princes’ Blvd. Hall “D”

Pickup Dates: Friday, May 1st from 12:00 pm to 7:00 pm.

Saturday, May 2nd from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Confirmation number (if registered online) and bib number are required for BibTag and shirt pick-up. Photo ID may be required at the time of pick-up.  Bib numbers will be emailed to each participant on the Thursday prior to the race. Bib numbers will also be posted on the wall near registration. Participants Must pick-up kits at the Expo by 5:00 pm on Saturday May 2nd. There is No ‘day of” pick-up.

Race Day Information

Click Here for important Race Day Instructions.


Accreditation

Certification # 5k – CAN-2012-027-BDC


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