Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure

Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure

October 02, 2014 09:00 ET

Getting to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure Has Never Been Easier

TTC Subway Service will be open all night as CIBC Run for the Cure participants can mingle with Nuit Blanche Revellers

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Oct. 2, 2014) - For the first time, on Sunday, October 5th, subways and buses will be filled with people in pink! It's not some sort of 'ode to pink' artistic display from the previous evening's Nuit Blanche – it's runners and walkers en route to the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure. To accommodate the two major Toronto events, the TTC will be running select subway/bus service all night and into the morning, allowing runners and walkers to get to the starting line on time, without having to drive.

All-night subways will be operating every 10-15 minutes on the following lines;

  • Line 1 (Yonge-University) between St Clair West and Eglinton Stations.
  • Line 2 (Bloor-Danforth) between Keele and Woodbine stations.

In addition, all-night bus service will connect with the subways at Keele, Woodbine, Eglinton and St Clair West stations. Bus routes to note are as follows:

  • The 300 Bloor-Danforth bus route will operate in two separate sections – west from Keele Station to Kipling Station and Pearson Airport; and east from Woodbine Station to Warden and Kennedy Stations.
  • The 320 Yonge bus route will operate north from Eglinton Station to Steeles Avenue.
  • "Downsview Station" shuttle buses will operate north from St Clair West Station to Downsview Station, serving Spadina Subway stations along the way.

Registration for the CIBC Run for the Cure in Toronto will open at 8:00 am, Opening Ceremonies begin at 9:00 am, 5K route starts at 10:00 am and the 1K starts at 10:15 am on Sunday, October 5.

About the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure Toronto

Held at University of Toronto, St George Campus, the CIBC Run for the Cure is Canada's largest single-day, community driven fundraising event supporting the breast cancer cause. The money raised at this event will be invested in breast cancer research, health education and advocacy programs.

Why is this important? One in nine Canadian women will be diagnosed with breast cancer in their lifetime. That means, this year alone, over 24,000 women will receive a breast cancer diagnosis. It could be a mother, sister, daughter or friend.

It's not too late to join. Visit www.CIBCrunforthecure.com and sign up to run or walk today. We're getting closer to a future without breast cancer, but we can't stop now.

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