Marathon to take over streets Sunday morning
Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon kicks off with a torch relay, Friday, Sept. 24, 2010.
Driving through the city's core will be a challenge Sunday as thousands of runners take to the streets for the annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon.
The run begins at 7:30 a.m. and winds its way through many major streets in the city centre and elsewhere. About 20,000 runners are expected to take part in the event, which also includes a five-kilometre run and a half-marathon.
Many closures will begin during the overnight period on Saturday and early Sunday.
Most roads should reopen by about noon.
Road closures include large swaths of:
- Lakeshore Boulevard
- University Avenue
- Bay Street
- Queen Street
- Front Street
- Parliament Street
- Eastern Avenue
- Queens Quay
For a comprehensive list, please visit the marathon's website.