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/R E P E A T - Road Closure Notice - SUNDAY, October 14, 2012/

Friday, October 12, 2012

/R E P E A T - Road Closure Notice - SUNDAY, October 14, 2012/05:30 EDT Friday, October 12, 2012More than 24,000 runners off to a Running Start at the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront MarathonTORONTO, Oct. 10, 2012 /CNW/ - The Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon gets underway this Sunday, October 14, 2012, with some 24,000 recreational and elite athletes expected to participate, fundraising for 167 charities in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. Thousands of spectators are expected to cheer the runners and walkers along the race route to the finish line.Race Route Road Closures:              SATURDAY OCTOBER  13            STREET CLOSEDSIDE OF ROAD   FROM   TOCLOSED OPENBay StFull Road   Queen St   Dundas St12:00 Sun. 19:00Hagerman StFull Road   Elizabeth St   Bay St12:00 Sun. 19:00Elizabeth StFull Road   Hagerman St   Dundas St12:00 Sun. 19:00Albert StFull Road   Bay St   Court House  Driveway12:00 Sun. 19:00James StFull Road   Queen St   Albert St12:00 Sun. 19:00             SUNDAY OCTOBER 14            STREET CLOSEDSIDE OF ROAD   FROM   TOCLOSUREBEGINSCLOSURECOMPLETEOPENBay StFull Road   Queen St   Dundas StSat. 12:00Sat. 12:0019:00Hagerman StFull Road   Elizabeth St   Bay StSat. 12:00Sat. 12:0019:00Elizabeth StFull Road   Hagerman St   Dundas StSat. 12:00Sat. 12:0019:00Albert StFull Road   Bay St   Court House DrivewaySat. 12:00Sat. 12:0019:00James StFull Road   Queen St   Albert StSat. 12:00Sat. 12:0019:00University AveFull Road   Front St   Dundas St4:004:0011:00Armoury StFull Road   University Ave   Chestnut St4:004:0011:00Chestnut StFull Road   Armoury St   Metropolitan Hotel4:004:0011:00Bay StFull Road   Lake Shore Blvd   Queen St4:004:0015:30Lake Shore BlvdFull Road   Windermere Ave   Parliament St6:008:0012:30Harbour StFull Road   Lower Simcoe St   Bay St6:009:0012:30Bay StFull Road   Lake Shore Blvd   Queens Quay6:009:0012:30Front StEastbound   Church St   Jarvis St6:008:0015:30Wellington StFull Road   Bay St   Church St6:008:0015:30Queens QuayEastbound   Bay St   Parliament St7:009:0014:30Cherry St SFull Road   Lake Shore Blvd  E   Clarke Beach Park7:009:1514:30Commissioners StEastbound   Cherry St S   Leslie St7:009:1514:30Leslie StFull Road   Lake Shore Blvd E   Unwin Ave7:009:1514:30Lake Shore BlvdFull Road   Parliament St   Woodbine Ave7:009:1514:30Queen St EFull Road   Woodbine Ave   Beech Ave8:009:3015:00Coxwell AveNorthbound   Lake Shore Blvd   Eastern Ave8:009:3015:00Eastern Ave/Front StFull Road   Kingston Rd   Jarvis St8:009:4515:00University /Queens ParkFull Road   Dundas St   Bloor St8:008:0010:30Wellesley St WFull Road   Queens Park Cres   Church St8:008:0010:30Church StFull Road   Wellesley St   Bloor St8:008:0010:30Bloor StFull Road   Church St   St George St8:008:0010:30St George StFull Road   Bloor St   College St8:008:1510:30College StFull Road   St George St   Bathurst St8:008:3011:00Bathurst StFull Road   College St   Lake Shore Blvd8:008:3011:00Fort York BlvdWestbound   Bathurst St   Lake Shore Blvd8:008:3011:00For more detailed information, please see the 'Road Closures' section of For live Canada Running Series information updates on road closures and re-openings during race weekend, tune into 680 News.About the Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront MarathonThe Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon is Canada's premier, national running event, attracting 24,000 participants from over 50 countries and aiming to raise over $3 million for 167 local and national charities. This fast, flat, scenic course holds the record for the fastest men's and women's marathons run in Canada (2:07:58, Kenneth Mungara and 2:22:43, Koren Yal, both 2011) and for the fifth consecutive year, the STWM has been awarded the prestigious Silver Label by the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF). The race vision is to continue to build Toronto in the same league as other world-class city marathon destinations such as New York, Chicago and Boston.About ScotiabankScotiabank is committed to supporting the communities in which we live and work, both in Canada and abroad, through our global philanthropic program, Scotiabank Bright Future.  Recognized as a leader internationally and among Canadian corporations for our charitable donations and philanthropic activities, Scotiabank has provided on average approximately $45 million annually to community causes around the world over each of the last five years. Visit us at ScotiabankFor further information: Media Inquiries:  Sheena Findlay Scotiabank Media Communications 647-628-3501