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Dear Runners and Supporters,

Thanks for all your efforts and donations, the ACAS runners and walkers will be participating at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5k once again. With you help, we have raised $17,593.44 to date, which is 88% of our $20,000 goal. Please consider making a contribution to ACAS or one of our runners to help us reach our fundraising goal this year! Our East and Southeast Asian service users living with HIV/AIDS will greatly benefit from your generous support and allow us to provide them with the much needed services they need.

If you would like make a direct donation to ACAS, please click on the following secure, online donation link; Any donations over $20 will receive a tax receipt:

https://secure.e2rm.com/registrant/LocationHome.aspx?eventid=117277&langpref=en-CA&locationID=117371&referrer=http%3a%2f%2fwww.torontowaterfrontmarathon.com%2fen%2fcharities.htm

If you would like make a contribution to one of the fabulous ACAS teams, or one of the ACAS staff, volunteers or runners/walkers participating in this year’s fundraising drive at the Scotia Run, please click on the following link and you will be directed to the secure, online donation page.

1. Fast and Furious $4172.41

2. ACAS Her-icane $4125.00

3. Team ACAS $3192.00

4. ACAS Board 2013 $1325.00

5. Team Patrick Truong $1616.00

6. The Doggy Team $510.00

If you are running or walking this Sunday, Here is the information you may need for this Sunday’s race:

If you are having your race kit picked up by your team leader, please plan to go to the venue with the group so we can give you the race kit.

To come with the group, please meet us at the Tim Horton’s located at

148 Simcoe St (at Richmond) at 6:30 am SHARP to take the shuttle together to Exhibition Place. 

As the weather forecast is predicting a high of 11C and low of 5C, please dress accordingly to ensure you are warm for the event.

 

5K Information

Start time: 8:00am
Start location: Exhibition Place

http://www.torontowaterfrontmarathon.com/en/5k.htm

  • START at Exhibition Place — parking lot 2
  • Exit out of parking lot via New Brunswick Way
  • West on Lake Shore Blvd
  • U-turn and head back east on Lake Shore Blvd to Bay St
  • North on Bay St to the Finish Line just north of Queen St

Half-Marathon — Start time: 8:45am

  • · START on University Ave north of Queen St
  • · North on University Ave to Queens Park Cres (northbound)
  • · Continue North on Queens Park Cres to Bloor St
  • · West on Bloor St to Bathurst St
  • · South on Bathurst St to Fort York Blvd
  • · West on Fort York Blvd to Lake Shore Blvd
  • · West on Lake Shore Blvd to Ellis Ave
  • · U-turn and head back east on Lake Shore Blvd to Bay St
  • · North on Bay St to the Finish Line just north of Queen St

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http://www.torontowaterfrontmarathon.com/en/course.htm

Course improvements subject to final City approval

  • · START at Exhibition Place — parking lot 2
  • · Exit out of parking lot via New Brunswick Way
  • · West on Lake Shore Blvd
  • · U-turn and head back east on Lake Shore Blvd to Bay St
  • · North on Bay St to the Finish Line just north of Queen St

Shuttle Buses

Shuttle buses for 5k race PARTICIPANTS ONLY will leave from Richmond St, taking participants to the start line at Exhibition Place.

The buses will be located on Richmond Street just west of University Ave.

  • · First 5K Shuttle to Exhibition Place will begin running at: 6:00am
  • · Last 5K Shuttle to Exhibition Place will leave at: 7:00am

Please note the 5K shuttles to the 5K start are for 5K PARTICIPANTS ONLY.

Also note, 5K Baggage will ONLY be available on the Nathan Phillips Square Side (5K Finish Area). If you plan on checking a bag you will need to drop it off at the 5K Baggage tents located behind Nathan Phillips Square at Armoury Street & Chestnut. Please see 5K Baggage Check for more info.

If you plan to go to Exhibition Place yourself, please meet us at the 5k Pre-race (Exhibition Place) — Look for the “A” signage in the pre-race area.

Planning on parking at the Direct Energy Centre (across from Ontario Place) and would like to get back after your race? We are unable to shuttle any participants back to the 5k start after the race due to the Marathon & Half Marathon race going on at that time. If you would like to get back to Exhibition Place you can take the Lakeshore West Go Train.

If you have any questions, please contact Christian Hui, Community Engagement Worker, at community@2016.acas.org.

 

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