The event will start in the Hamlet of Ashbridges Bay Park and venture out into the Leslie Spit with minimal road usage as we prefer with our events. The 30k event will do a double loop.
See below for Parking Options
Race Start Times
5:30 pm – 30k RUN (sorry, no 30k walkers)
*** Cutoff time for the 30k is 4:00 ***
15k RUN & WALK – 6:00pm
5k Run/Walk – 6:15 pm
Costume Prizes *** Dress up is Optional but encouraged! ***
Dress up as your favourite Shakespeare character. From any of Shakespeare’s works, not just the Midsummer Night’s Dream!
There will be prizes for individual and teams. You will be required to register on Race Day at the Expo / Party Site for a Photo Op.
$100 Gift Card to BlackToe Running for top individual*
$200 Gift Card to BlackToe Running for top team (2 or more persons)*
*You can win in both categories
Run Prizes TBA (no awards for the Walking division)
1st overall (male/female) in each run division
2nd overall (male/female) in each run division
3rd overall (male/female) in each run division
Age Group Awards
1st place in Age Groups – Prize TBA
0-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65+
IMPORTANT INFO re cutoff times.
There will be a cutoff time of 4 hours for the 30k event – Please note, you will not be allowed past 20k if you do not reach by 8:10 pm*
*This is equivalent to 4h 05m total time (average pace 8:00/km). No exceptions
THEREFORE – RUNNERS ONLY in the 30k event. RUNNERS and WALKERS welcome in the 15k event.
Kit Pickup Options
- BlackToe Running, 95 Bathurst St. (Recommended!)
Friday August 16, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
- At the Race Site, on Race Day ***
2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
*** Please note, race day pickup is meant for those who cannot make it to Black Toe on Friday only. Race Day pickup lines will be long and could delay the start of your race.
Where to go on Race Day?
Ashbridges Bay Park
Start location is listed as 1561 Lake Shore Blvd E, Toronto, ON M4L 3W6
Parking Options are as follows:
- South Side of Eastern Ave, just east of Coxwell
- South side of Lakeshore blvd, enter either just west of Woodbine, or from Coxwell just south of Lakeshore./
- South of Lakeshore on Coxwell in Ashbridges Bay.