In-Person 5K


Your Registration Includes:

  • 5K Finisher Medal
  • ASICS Souvenir Shirt
  • Bib
  • Larabar
  • Nuun Product

COVID-19 Policy – Updated March 21, 2022

Following the guidelines of Athletics Canada, Athletics Ontario & Toronto Public Health, we have removed the requirement to show proof of vaccination for all eligible participants.

Race Kit Pickup

All participants in the In-Person race must pick up their Race Kit at Race Kit Pickup.

Race Kit Pickup is available at the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon Expo at the Enercare Centre, Hall D, on Oct. 14-15, 2022

Friday October 14, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Saturday October 15, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

There is no race day pickup.

Picking up for a Friend?

Please bring either their original Race Roster Registration Confirmation Email OR a text, e-mail, or hand-written note that states they allow you to pick up their race kit on their behalf.

Start Line

5K start time: 8:00 a.m.

Start line location: Ontario Place, on Lakeshore Blvd West & Ontario Drive.

5K participants will be organized in different start corrals, based on individual expected finishing time. More information about waves and arrival times will be available closer to the event date.

Course Map

The 5K course runs along the Lakeshore heading east right into the downtown core for an incredible Finish outside of Nathan Phillips Square and Toronto City Hall.

* Course subject to change.

Download PDF Map

Course Restrictions

Entry Limit

5K: maximum 8,000 participants

Nordic Pole participants are welcome.

Baby Strollers are welcome in the 5K event only.

For the safety of all participants, baby backpacks, skateboards, roller blades, Kangoo Jump shoes, animals and unauthorized bicycles & wheeled devices are not permitted in the race.

Time Limit

The time limit to complete the 5K course is 1 hour and 20 minutes.

Finish Line

The finish line will be located on Bay St, just north of Queen St.

Medical Services

Odyssey Medical will coordinate medical services on course and the main medical tent will be located at the finish line

Training Plan

Training plan coming soon.

Stay Connected

Use our official event hashtags #chooseTOrun & #TOWaterfront42K to connect with our virtual race community. Join our TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon Facebook Event Page and follow us on Instagram and Twitter @towaterfont42k.

What’s Included

Finisher Medal

Design to be revealed this spring.

ASICS Souvenir Shirt

Designed with a texturized mesh for a premium comfort that also wicks away moisture, the ASICS Ready-Set™ Short Sleeve keeps you dry and on the go so you can run without distraction day and night. 100% polyester and a regular fit.

Design to be revealed this spring.