Race FAQ's

The Sporting Life 10k is a running/walking event that encourages individuals to come out in support of Camp Oochigeas, a camp for children affected by childhood cancer. 

Run Date: 
Sunday, May 11, 2014.

The Course:
The course is straight down Yonge St. The start line is four blocks south of Sporting Life (at Yonge St. & Roselawn Ave.).
From there, the course heads south (downhill) on Yonge Street all the way to Richmond Street.
It then turns west on Richmond St. W, to Front St. The course follows Front St., south on Bathurst St., and west on Fort York Blvd. to the finish line!  Route maps are coming soon

Entry Fee:
includes a Nike DRI-FIT t-shirt, a finisher medal and a great post run party!

 

Is the race “chip” timed?
Yes, we use the MyLap bibtag timing system provided by Sportstats

 

Are walkers allowed?
Yes, walkers are encouraged to participate!
All walkers will start in the final wave, starting at 9:20am.

Is there a time limit?
Walkers have 2:15 hours to complete the course – approx. a 12:00 min/km.

Are there age limits for children?
The minimum age for participation is 8 years old.
All kids must be registered in the event and have a bib.
Anyone under 12 years of age, must be accompanied by an adult.

Can anyone cross the finish line? 
Only registered participants wearing a race bib will be allowed to cross the finish line.

Are there finisher medals?
Yes, everyone who finishes the race gets a medal!

Is registration capped?
Yes, the race is capped at 27,000 participants in total.

Can I wear my headphones / iPod during the run?
Ideally not. You should enjoy the race atmosphere and environment. If you do wear them, please ensure that the volume is low enough to hear any instructions given to you by our course marshals and that you are aware of others around you.

Do you need volunteers? How can I sign up to volunteer?
Yes, we always need volunteers to help us make the event a success. To sign up, click here
We will be in touch with you soon after we receive your application.

Where are good places for us to go on the course to cheer on runners?

EVERYWHERE! 
One of the many great things about the Sporting Life 10k is the access to the course.
Yonge Street, Richmond, Front and Bathurst provide great spots with amazing sites lines to view your friends and family running the 10k.