The 2020 Toronto Challenge takes place on Sunday, June 14!
Open to all ages and abilities, the Toronto Challenge, presented by MonsterMortgage.ca, is a five kilometer chip-timed run, five kilometer walk or a one kilometer fun walk to raise awareness and funds for organizations that are improving the quality of life for seniors in your community.
All funds raised goes directly to the organization you are supporting. Money collected and pledge forms should be submitted directly to the agency or home you are sponsoring within a week of the event for a tax receipt.
2020 Course Description – (Pending approval)
University Avenue, south of Armoury Street. Travel north on University Avenue.
Turn around at Elm St., walk south on University Ave (northbound side) via sidewalks and University Ave. to just south of Armoury Street. Walk east on the pathway between Court House to finish line on Nathan Phillips Square.
Continue north on University Avenue in the northbound lanes
Go north on Queens Park Crescent East to Charles Street West and then turn into Queens Park southbound lanes.
Travel south on Queens Park Crescent West back to University Avenue.
Travel south on University Avenue (northbound lanes) to Adelaide Street West.
Turn back at Adelaide Street West and travel north on University Avenue (curb lane) to the pathway between Court House to finish line on Nathan Phillips Square.
Additional Event Information
Race Kit Pick-up
If you are pre-registered, you can pick up your race kit
Friday, June 12th from noon – 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, June 13th from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Rosedale Running Room, 1087 Yonge Street, Toronto, ON M4W 2L5
Sunday, June 14th from 7:30 – 9:15 a.m.
Toronto City Hall, 100 Queen Street West
Free baggage check is available inside Toronto City Hall. All items must be picked up by 11:00 a.m.
The first 200 cars get to park for free at City Hall! Be sure to enter off of Bay Street, enter the ‘Reserved Lot’ and arrive before 9 a.m. Note: Cars will not be able to exit the garage until the race is over, which is approximately 11 a.m.
Once free parking has reached capacity, Green P Parking (fees apply) is available at the same entrance on Bay Street.
Volunteers are essential in making the Toronto Challenge a fun and safe experience for all participants.There are several positions available – water stations, route marshals, parking, finish line, & award ceremony.
If you are interested in volunteering for the event, please contact Tyrone.Bernardo@toronto.ca.