Toronto Goodlife Marathon road closures

Toronto Goodlife Marathon 2016 road closures

The Toronto Goodlife Marathon is hitting the city this Sunday. This full or half marathon begins north of Sheppard only to run completely south, finishing at the CNE grounds. Whether you're looking to cheer on the athletes, avoid traffic jams or get in on the action yourself, here's what you should know.

ROUTE

Good Life Marathon

ROAD CLOSURES

  • Beercroft Road from Elmhurst Avenue to Horsham Avenue (5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Ellerslie Avenue from Beecroft Road to Yonge Street (7:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Churchill Avenue from Beecroft Road to Yonge Street (7:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • North York Boulevard from Beecroft Road to Yonge Street (5:30 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Elmhurst Avenue from Beecroft Road to Yonge Street (7:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Park Home Avenue from Beecroft Road to Yonge Street (7:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Yonge Street from Horsham Avenue to Highway 401 (7:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Yonge Street from Highway 401 to York Mills Road (7:00 a.m. to 9 a.m.)
  • Yonge Street from York Mills Road to Eglinton Avenue (7:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Yonge Street from Eglinton Avenue to Chaplin Crescent (7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Yonge Street from Chaplin Crescent to Aylmer Road (8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Chaplin Crescent from Yonge Street to Oriole Parkway (7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Oriole Parkway from Chaplin Crescent to Lonsdale Road (7:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Lonsdale Road from Avenue Road to Spadina Road (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Forest Hill Road from Lonsdale Road to Kilbarry Road (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Kilbarry Road from Forest Hill Road to Warren Road (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Warren Road from Kilbarry Road to Lonsdale Road (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Spadina Road from Lonsdale Road to St. Clair Avenue West (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Spadina Road from St. Clair Avenue West to Austin Terrace (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Austine Terrace from Spadina Road to Walmer Road (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Walmer Road/Kendal Avenue from Austin Terrace to MacPherson Avenue (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • MacPherson Avenue from Kendal Avenue to Dacenport Road (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Davenport Road from MacPherson Avenue to Belmont Street (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Belmont Street from Davenport Road to Yonge Street (8:00 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Aylmer Avenue from Yonge Street to Rosedale Valley Road (5:30 a.m. to 10 a.m.)
  • Rosedale Valley Road from Aylmer Road to Bayview Avenue (5:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
  • Bayview Avenue from Rosedale Valley Road to Lower River Street (7 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
  • Lower River Street from Bayview Avenue to King Street East (7 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
  • King Street East from River Street to Sumach Street (7 a.m. to 11 a.m.)
  • Sumach Street from King Street East to Eastern Avenue (7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
  • Eastern Avenue from Sumach Street to Front Street East (7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
  • Front Street East from Eastern Avenue to Wellington Avenue (7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
  • Wellington Street from Front Street East to John Street (7 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.)
  • John Street from Wellington Street West to Front Street West (7 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
  • Front Street West from John Street to Bathurst Street (7 a.m. to 12 p.m.)
  • Bathurst Street from Front Street West to Fort York Boulevard (7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
  • Fort York Boulevard from Bathurst Street to Lake Shore Boulevard (7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.)
  • Marine Parade Drive from Humber Bay Park East to Waterfront Drive (8 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Waterfront Drive from Marine Parade Drive to Palace Pier (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)
  • Lakeshore Boulevard from Humber River to Remembrance Drive (8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.)

RAMP CLOSURES

Gardiner Expressway Eastbound

  • Lake Shore off-ramp - Open
  • Lake Shore on-ramp - Open
  • British Columbia Drive on-ramp - Open
  • Spadina off-ramp - Open
  • Rees St on -ramp - Open
  • York/Bay/Yonge off-ramp - Open
  • Bay St on-ramp - Open
  • Jarvis St off-ramp - Access to Jarvis CLOSED - Access to Lake Shore Open

  • Jarvis St on-ramp - Open
  • Gardiner off-ramp to Lake Shore - Open

Gardiner Expressway Westbound

  • Lake Shore on-ramp - Open
  • Sherbourne/Jarvis off-ramp - Open
  • Jarvis on-ramp - Open
  • Yonge/Bay/York off-ramp - Open
  • York on-ramp - Open
  • Spadina off-ramp - Open - Access to Lake Shore WB to be closed
  • Spadina on-ramp - Open - Access to Lake Shore WB to be closed
  • Dunn off-ramp - Open
  • Jameson on-ramp - Open
  • South Kingsway off-ramp - Open
  • Lake Shore off-ramp - Open
  • Lake Shore on-ramp - Open

DVP

  • Bayview Bloor W/B to Bayview Av. S/B - CLOSED

Festival organizers note that the Jarvis St off-ramp could re-open as early as 10:00 a.m. The remaining ramps to re-open starting at 3:00 pm unless notified otherwise by the Toronto Police Service.

TTC DIVERSIONS AND RESTRICTIONS

Due to the lengthy route of the marathon, TTC service on a total of 21 routes will be on diversion at various times on Sunday, May 1. Affected routes will include:

36A Finch West, 37A Islington, 52D Lawrence West, 96B Wilson and the 191 Highway 27 Rocket will experience detours and/or closures from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm due to a parade. 511 Bathurst, 509 Harbourfront, 310 Bathurst, 97 Yonge and 26 Dupont will experience diversions due to construction, as well.

Photo via Bruce Wang in the blogTO Flickr pool.


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