Half Marathon

General Information

The Half Marathon course is fast, downhill, and scenic. Starting at Mel Lastman Square in North York and finishing at Ontario Place, the Half Marathon is the most attended event during Race Weekend.


Specifics

8:30 AM – START – On Beecroft Road behind Mel Lastman Square north of North York Blvd.

Participants must be at least 16 years of age on race day. If under 18 on race day, a doctor’s note must be provided (mailed or scanned/emailed) prior to the event.

The Half Marathon Walk begins at the same time as Half Marathon Run and follows the same course. Results will be posted separately from the Run. There are no awards for the Walk division.

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 shirt. Bibs must be worn on the front and visible at all times. Shirts and bibs must be picked up at the Expo.

For additional information, please click on the following links:

Expo | Race Day Information | Race Maps | Shirt and BibTag


Aid Station & Timing

Aid stations supplying water, Gatorade and toilets will be on course approximately every 2.5 km and Start and Finish Lines.

On-Course Aid Station Locations:

1.5 km  • 4 km • 6 km •  8 km  • 9.5 km  • 11 km • 14 km • 17 km • 19 km

SportStats is the official Timer for the Marathon. The BibTag timing system will be used. The course will be marked at every kilometre. Split time will be taken at the 15.8 km mark. Results will be posted online following the race.


Accreditation

The GoodLife Fitness Toronto Half Marathon has been accurately measured and is certified by Athletics Canada and the Association of International Marathons and Distance Races (AIMS) and meets all international standards.

Half Marathon – CAN-2012-026-BDC