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[TPS] – CIBC “Run for the Cure,” Sunday, October 1, 2017, Road closures

In Writing (all kinds) on September 29, 2017 at 6:58 AM

Toronto Police Service
News Release

CIBC “Run for the Cure,” Sunday, October 1, 2017, Road Closures

Friday, September 29, 2017 – 6:47 AM
Public Safety – Special Events
416-808-5094

On Sunday, October 1, 2017, the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation will host the annual CIBC “Run for the Cure.” Organizers expect approximately 20,000 participants.

At 6 a.m., Wellesley Street West, from Queen’s Park Crescent East to Queen’s Park Crescent West, will be fully closed. Hoskin Avenue, from Queen’s Park Crescent West to St. George Street, will be closed at 7 a.m. All other road closures will begin at 9 a.m. At 10 a.m. participants will proceed down the following route:

5-km route:

Start line – Hart House Circle at Wellesley Street West (Formation Area)
Eastbound – Wellesley Street West to Queen’s Park Crescent East (full road)
Southbound – Queen’s Park Crescent East/University Avenue to Armoury Street (full road)
Turnaround – At Armoury Street to northbound University Avenue (full road)
Northbound – University Avenue/Queen’s Park Crescent West to Bloor Street West (full road)
Westbound – Bloor Street West to St. George Street (full road)
Southbound – St. George Street to College Street (full road)
Eastbound – College Street, to King’s College Road (full road)
Northbound – King’s College Road, to finish line at King’s College Circle (full road)

1-km route:

Start line – Hart House Circle, through Soldier’s Tower, to Tower Road
Northbound – Tower Road, to Hoskin Avenue (full road)
Westbound – Hoskin Avenue to St. George Street (full road)
Southbound – St. George Street to College Street (full road)
Eastbound – College Street to King’s College Road (full road)
Northbound – King’s College Road, to finish line at King’s College Circle (full road)

We kindly request that the public refrains from parking their vehicles along the route on Sunday, October 1, 2017, from 6 a.m. to approximately 12 p.m.

Vehicles in the area, including TTC, will experience traffic delays during the event. Motorists are advised to consider alternate routes around the area.

Visit www.ttc.ca for more information.

For more news, visit TPSnews.ca.

Constable Craig Brister, Corporate Communications, for Constable Tee Chase, Public Safety – Special Events

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