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Olympian Simon Whitfield poses with the official Pan Am torch and uniforms in Toronto on Monday, March 16, 2015.Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press

The Toronto Pan Am Games torch relay will begin May 31 and visit over 130 communities before making a final stop July 10 at the opening ceremony.

Organizers unveiled details today at a news conference at the Ontario Science Centre.

The flame will be lit in May in a traditional ceremony in Teotihuacan, Mexico, before it travels to Canada.

About 3,000 torchbearers will carry the flame along its 41-day journey before it arrives in downtown Toronto.

The orange and white torch features pictograms of athletes in action, stands 65 centimetres high and weighs just over a kilogram.

Specifics on the relay route will be released at a later date.