5K Run/Walk

General Information

The 5K course is fast and flat along the City’s waterfront! Starting and finishing at the Queen Elizabeth Building, the 5K Run is conducive for setting a PR! Following the same course as the 5K Run, the 5K Walk is optimal for a fun and energetic walk for the whole family!

Entry fees are non-refundable unless you meet the specific requirements of our insurer.

You will not be able to defer your entry to another year.

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.


8:20 AM  – START – Queen Elizabeth Building at Exhibition Place

In-line skates, roller-skates, skateboards, bicycles, strollers and dogs are not permitted on the course. For the safety of all participants, iPods and similar audio devices are not recommended.

All participants will receive a bib and technical/wicking shirt. Bibs must be worn on the front and be clearly visible at all times. Canadian and US registrants may have their kits mailed for an additional fee if registered by April 1st.

For additional information, please click on the following links:

Race Day Information | Race Maps | Shirt and BibTag

Please note: Shuttle bus will not be operating for this event. We recommend taking the TTC or a taxi to Ontario Place. Parking is available at Exhibition Place.

Aid Stations & Timing

Aid stations providing water, nuun and toilets will be on course approximately every 2.5 km in addition to the Start and Finish Lines.

On-Course Aid Station Locations: 1.5 km 4 km

SportStats is the official Timer for the Marathon. The BibTag timing system will be used. The course will be marked at every kilometer. Results will be posted online following the race.


The Toronto 5K has been accurately measured and is certified by Athletics Canada and the Association of International Marathons (AIMS) and meets all international standards.