/R E P E A T -- Road Closure Notice: 2015 RBC Run for the Kids/

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2015 /CNW/ - The RBC Run for the Kids will be held on Saturday, September 19th, 2015 at Mel Lastman Square and will consist of a 5km, 7km, and 15km walk/run with more than 8,000 participants.

Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre and RBC have partnered to host the event, which raises funds for the Family Navigation Project at Sunnybrook. This unique program, which is donor-funded, helps families who have a young person (aged 13 – 26) suffering from a mental health issue and/or addiction find the help they need.

The run will result in rolling lane closures in the following locations:

Rolling Lane Closures


1. Beecroft Road between North York Blvd. and Park Home Ave.

5:00 AM – 10:30 AM

2. North York Blvd between Beecroft Rd. and Yonge St.

5:00 AM – 1:00 PM

3. Finch between Dufferin St. and Yonge St.
-The westbound curb lane between Yonge St. and Bathurst will be open
-The westbound centre lane between Bathurst St. and Dufferin St. will be open
-The eastbound curb lane between Talbot Rd. and Beecroft Rd. will be open
-The eastbound centre lane between Beecroft Rd. and Yonge St. will be open

8:00 AM – 11:00 AM

4. Yonge Street between Finch Ave. and Lord Seaton Rd.
-The northbound and southbound curb lanes between Sheppard Ave. and Lord Seaton Rd. will be open
-The northbound curb lane between Sheppard Ave. and North York Blvd. will be open
-The northbound curb lane between North York Blvd. and Finch Ave. will be open

7:45 AM – 11:30 AM


Please note: timing is approximate.

Vehicles will be allowed to cross at major intersections when deemed safe to do so by police officers on duty to ensure safety. Please visit http://support.rbcrunforthekids.ca/site/PageNavigator/RFTK15/Participant/RFTK15_lane_restrictions.html  for a more detailed map of road closures.

SOURCE Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre

For further information: For media enquiries, please contact: Nadia Radovini, Communications Advisor, Sunnybrook, 416-480-4040 or 416-671-9147 on event day, Nadia.radovini@sunnybrook.ca; Visit www.rbcrunforthekids.ca for race day information or contact us at 416-480-6100 ext. 87299 or rbcrunforthekids@sunnybrook.ca


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