The Whole Shebang

In-Person Marathon + Virtual Half Marathon + Virtual 5K

The Whole Shebang is back again in 2023 but this time as a hybrid event! You’ll have the opportunity to complete your marathon with us on October 16th in-person and your half marathon & 5K virtually anytime from October 1-31.

You will pick up your finisher medals, ASICS souvenir shirt & exclusive The Whole Shebang souvenir item at the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon Expo on Friday, October 14th & Saturday, October 15th during expo hours.

Please see: 

Marathon section for details about your in-person Marathon.

Virtual Half Marathon section for details about your Virtual Half Marathon.

Virtual 5K section for details about your Virtual Half Marathon.

Official TCS Race App

Download the official TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon App for the ultimate race day experience. Whether you’re a participant on the streets of Toronto or tracking friends and family, this app has something for everyone!

Apple App Store
Google Play App

Race Kit Includes:

  • Marathon Finisher Medal – You will receive this on race day after crossing the finish line.
  • The Whole Shebang Finisher Medal – You will receive this with your race kit.
  • Exclusive The Whole Shebang Souvenir Item
  • ASICS Souvenir shirt
  • Bib
  • Larabar
  • Nuun Product

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. 13-14, 2022 

Friday October 13, 2022 | 11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. 

Saturday October 14, 2022 | 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. 

There is no race day pickup. 

Please note if you are taking part in The Whole Shebang, you will receive your virtual medals at race kit 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. 

3 Kit Maximum 

Please note that each person that enters the expo will only be allowed to pick up 3 kits, including their own. If you plan to pick up more than 3 kits, please plan to bring enough people that will allow you to each pickup 3. 


Marathon and Half Marathon Baggage Check will be located in Nathan Phillip Square, just north of Queen St. It will be open from 7:00am – 3:00pm for these distances.

5K Baggage Check will be located in Nathan Phillips Square, just north of Queen St. It will be open from 5:45am – 10:30am. Please note that if you want to check your bag, the last shuttle from Nathan Phillips Square to the 5K start line is at 7:00am sharp.

There will be no Baggage Check at the 5K Start.

Baggage Check Rules:

  • You must use your clear drawstring kit bag (image at right) for your Baggage! Absolutely no other bags will be accepted. The kit bag will be included in your race kit and is sized appropriately so that all bags checked on race day will fit in the baggage check areas, ensuring efficiency at both check-in and pick-up.
    • Width = 14 inches
      Length = 18 inches
  • You will receive a sticker in your bib envelope that corresponds to your bib number. You must attach this sticker to your bag in the box marked “PUT BAGGAGE STICKER HERE”.
  • We strongly recommend that you leave your valuables at home! The TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon is not responsible for lost or stolen property, including any and all property checked at the Baggage Check.
  • Baggage Check will close
    • 10:30 a.m. for the 5K
    • 3:00 p.m. for the Half Marathon & Full Marathon
  • ANY bags not claimed by this time will be available for pick up at the Canada Running Series office at 2 Berkeley St, Unit 305, Toronto ON, M5A 4J5, during our office hours. Our office hours are Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. If you have any questions about Baggage Check please contact

Training Plans

Your custom training plan is waiting.

In partnership with ASICS, the TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon is proud to bring you a free premium upgrade* to Runkeeper GO™ ️ including training plans, progress insights, workout comparisons, and live tracking.

Sign-up for the race to receive your link to upgrade. Free to use until race day. *Please note, you will be emailed your link to upgrade 24 hours after point of registration.

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.

Inputting Your Results (Virtual Half Marathon + Virtual 5K)

Participants will be able to upload their distances and times from October 1st to 31st. Once you have completed your activity, you will track it on the Race Roster Results Platform by following these steps:

  • Login to your Participant Dashboard
  • Locate your TCS Toronto Waterfront Marathon virtual race on the right side of your participant dashboard 
  • Select the [view or manually submit post results] button under your virtual race 
  • Add the distance and duration of your run and/or walk as well as the time you started this activity 
  • Select ‘Submit Results 

What’s Included

Finisher Medal

Coming Soon

ASICS Souvenir Shirt

Coming Soon

ASICS Cinch Bag

Exclusively for The Whole Shebang participants, the lightweight ASICS cinch bag is a longtime favourite among athletes. 

ASICS Branded Cinch Bag