Toronto Waterfront Marathon

The Toronto Waterfront Marathon is an annual marathon held in Toronto, Ontario, Canada in October. The race day also includes a half marathon and 5 km race. The race has quickly become an elite level marathon and is one of just five IAAF Gold Label marathons in North America.

Marathon

  • The start horn will sound at 8:45 a.m. and the course will remain open until 3:15 p.m.
  • The course time limit for the marathon will be 6 hours, which will begin after the last wave of participants crosses the start line at 9:15 a.m.
  • You will be required to maintain an average pace of 8 ½ minutes per kilometer.
  • Participants who are unable to reach the 30km mark at Lakeshore Blvd and Coxwell Ave by 1:30 p.m. will be short-turned and will not have the opportunity to complete the marathon distance.
  • Participants who are unable to reach the 39km mark at Eastern Ave and Broadview Ave by 2:45 p.m. will be moved off the course.  The roads will be reopened at this time and if you choose to continue on the sidewalk, you will be doing so as a pedestrian without any further race support.

Marathon participants must be 18 years old on race day.

Half Marathon

  • The start horn will sound at 8:45 a.m. and the course will remain open for participants maintaining a 3 hour and 30 minute half marathon pace.
  • The course time limit for the half marathon will be 3 hours and 30 minutes, which will begin after the last wave of participants crosses the start line at 9:15 a.m.
  • You will be required to maintain an average pace of 10 minutes per kilometer.
  • Participants who are unable to reach the 9km mark at Lake Shore Blvd and British Columbia Dr by 10:45 a.m. will be short-turned and will not have the opportunity to complete the half marathon distance.
  • A participant who is not able to maintain a 10 minutes per kilometer pace after the 9km mark will be asked to move to the sidewalk and will be doing so as a pedestrian without any further race support.

Half Marathon participants must be 16 years old on race day.

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University Avenue
Toronto ON CA
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Race Date: 10/20/2019 Start Time: 8:45a
In Downtown Toronto
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