Media Advisory - Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon Race Day Schedule and Media Access Information



    TORONTO, Sept. 28 /CNW/ - The 8th annual Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront
Marathon, Half-Marathon and 5km Run/Walk will take place in Toronto this
Sunday September 30, 2007 at 7 a.m. This year, more than 12,000 runners will
compete in the event, be cheered on by over 10,000 spectators along their race
route while raising money for more than 50 charities. More than 1,000
Scotiabank MarathonKIDS will also be completing the final 5k of a marathon
which they have been running intervals of since the start of the school year.

    
    Race Start Times
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    All races start and finish at Metro Hall (Wellington Street and John
Street)

    7 a.m.       Full Marathon start (42.2 km)
    7 a.m.       Half-Marathon start (21.1 km) with Full Marathon
    7:45 a.m.    5 km Run/Walk start with Scotiabank MarathonKIDS

    Approximate Winning Times and Photo Opportunities
    -------------------------------------------------
    All races finish on Wellington Street between Simcoe and John Streets

    8 a.m.       Top 5K runners finish
    8 a.m.       Top Half-Marathoners finish
    8:05 a.m.    Interview opportunities at media tent
    8:30 a.m.    5k & Half-Marathon awards ceremony at finish line
    9:10 a.m.    Top Marathoners finish
    9:15 a.m.    Interview opportunities at media tent
    10 a.m.      Cheque presentations
    10:30 a.m.   International Team Challenge, Top Canadians and Top Ontario
                 awards at Finish Line
    

    Media Access
    ------------
    Media accreditation and sign-in is in the media/VIP tent, access is from
Simcoe Street just north of Wellington Street (west side stairs) south of Roy
Thompson Hall. Please refer to the road closure advisory for further details
on access.





For further information:

For further information: Alan Brookes, Race Director, Scotiabank Toronto
Waterfront Marathon, (416) 464-7437 (cell); Dana Allen, General Manager,
Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon, (416) 738-5146 (cell); Livy Feldgajer,
Scotiabank Public Affairs, (416) 888-4695 (cell)


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