Relay

General Information

Put a team together and race against over 100 teams representing the top corporations in Canada. Following the same route as the Marathon, the course is fast, downhill, and scenic. Starting at Mel Lastman Square in North York and finishing at Ontario Place, the course takes teams of eight through many of the City’s great neighbourhoods.


Specifics

7:50 AM – START – On Beecroft Road behind Mel Lastman Square north of North York Blvd.

Relay participants must be at least 18 years of age on race day. Walkers are not permitted in the Marathon. 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.

We encourage all participants maintain a minimum 7.5-minute/km (12-minute/mile) pace. Participants running slower may be asked to move on to the sidewalk upon course closure and obey normal traffic laws.

For additional information, please click on the following links:

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

If you have already registered, please click here to modify your team’s roster.


Aid Stations & Timing

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

On-Course Aid Station Locations:

3 km • 5 km • 7 km • 10 km • 12.5 km* • 13 km* • 15 km • 17 km • 20 km • 23 km • 25 km • 28 km • 30 km • 33 km • 35 km • 37 km • 40km • 41.5km

* – Bananas only

SportStats is the official Timer for the Marathon. The BibTag timing system will be used. The course will be marked at every kilometre, as well as every 5 miles. Split times will be taken at the 21.1 km and 35 km marks. Results will be posted online following the race.


Relay Transfer Points

Relay transfer points are located approximately every 5k and it is the responsibility of each team to get their runners to the proper points. Please see below.

Position Location
Start – Behind Mel Lastman Square on Beecroft Road south of North York Blvd.
5k – Yonge Street and Ivor Road (south of York Mills Road)
10k – Oriole Parkway and Oxton Avenue
15k – Northwest corner of Davenport Road and Bedford Road
20k – 328 Bayview Avenue at Audi parking lot entrance
25k – Northwest corner of Bathurst Street and Fort York Blvd.
30k – 1491 Lake Shore Blvd. West, just west of the Boulevard Club
35k – Humber Bay Park Road East at parking lot entrance

Click Here for detailed relay transfer points and other important information. NO refunds, exchanges, deferrals or substitutions on entry fees.