September 23, 2005 14:30 ET

Media Advisory-Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon race day schedule and media access information

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Sept. 23, 2005) -

Attention: Photo/Assignment/Sports/Lifestyle Editors

The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5km Run/Walk will take place in Toronto this Sunday, September 25. More than 10,000 competitors will participate in the event and the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.

Race Start Times

All races start and finish at Metro Hall (Wellington Street and John Street)

6:15 a.m. Slower runners needing more than 51/2 hours to run the
marathon, including Ray's Runners
7:30 a.m. Full Marathon start (42 km)
8:00 a.m. Half-Marathon start (21 km)
8:30 a.m. 5 km Run/Walk start

Approximate Winning Times and Photo Opportunities

All races finish on Wellington Street between Simcoe and John Streets

8:45 a.m. Winner's Men's 5K
8:47 a.m. Winner Women's 5K
9:05 a.m. Winner Men's Half Marathon
9:15 a.m. Winner Women's Half Marathon
9:40 a.m. Winner Men's Marathon
10:00 a.m. Winner Women's Marathon

Awards Ceremonies

The awards ceremonies will take place on the main stage of Metro Hall Square

11:30 a.m. Winners of the 5K and Half Marathon
12:30 p.m. Winners of the Marathon, plus the winning Ward/Councillor
in the Neighbourhood Challenge.

Media Access

Media accreditation and sign-in is in the media/VIP tent, located at the Start/Finish Line on the NorthWest corner of Wellington & Simcoe Sts. Media parking is available in the VIP lot at the South-East corner of Simcoe and Wellington Streets (access from Front Street onto Simcoe). Please refer to the Road Closure advisory for further details on access.

Contact Information

  • Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon
    Alan Brookes
    Race Director
    Mobile: (416) 464-7437
    Scotiabank Public Affairs
    Jennifer Sclisizzi
    Mobile: (416) 802-0768