The B&O Yorkville Run is a premier, boutique, 5K race that unites local runners and businesses to raise funds for local charities. The run provides a luxurious experience to its 1,000 participants — from its high-end race kit, to its customized finishers medals and après-run hors d’oeuvres served by white- gloved waiters, courtesy of Yorkville restaurants.Since its inception in 2010, the B&O Yorkville Run has raised over $1.1M for various local charities. Their list of local charities covers a wide range of causes.
2018 marks the fifth annual Canadian 5km Road Race Championship where Canada’s top competitive, masters and age group athletes compete for their respective titles. The race will take place on the same fast course as the B&O Yorkville Run, which was named the fastest 5K road race in Canada between 2010 and 2018. The New Balance Canadian 5K Road Race Championship will be held on Sunday September 9, 2018 at 9:00 AM.
Race Day Itinerary:
Starting point: Jesse Ketchum School – 61 Davenport Road (see route map below)
9:00 AM Canadian 5K Road Race Championship commences
9:20 AM Canadian 5K Road Race Championship concludes
9:30 AM Warm-up and stretch
9:45 AM B&O Yorkville Run commences
10:30 AM Awards Ceremony commences, running prizes distributed (you must be there in person to claim your prize)
10:45 AM Course Closes
A VIP reception will serve hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants from 10:00-11:00 AM.
Community Partners: Morguard, Bloor-Yorkville BIA
Sponsors: Bang & Olefson, Camrost Felcorp, New Balance, Athletics Canada, Mizrahi Developments, Constantine Enterprises Inc., Independent Financial Concepts Group Ltd.
Supporters: Yorkville Village, Equinox, TD Securities, RBC Capital Markets, Performance Sponsorship Group