Welcome to the 2020 Beaches Jazz Run
5k, 10k, Half Marathon
Sunday July 26, 7:00 am
A BRC Running Series Event
In partnership BlackToe Running, Saucony Canada,
Bob Baldwin ~ Royal LePage Sales Representative
Raising funds for the Beaches’ Community Centre 55 Programs
and the Michael Garron Hospital Foundation
The Beaches Jazz Run is a BRC Running Series Event, brought to you by The Toronto Beaches Runners Club.
Come and enjoy all the Beach has to offer with a beautiful run on the Martin Goodman Trail & Leslie Spit.
Walkers are welcome but please note the cutoff time for the half marathon is 3.5 hrs.
You’ll be able to complete the route but the start line must be dismantled by 10:30.
Walkers will however be permitted to start early at 6:30 am if they wish.
Again we will offer, A BRC Running Series Feature – Dual Race Kit Pick up spots!
Choose from BlackToe Running Inc. in the west, and Ashbridges Bay Park in the east!
Details posted below
Again this year we will feature:
All finishers will receive a commemorative custom medal
AS ALWAYS – Free downloadable digital photos! We will have photographers on site and we offer high res race photos at no charge!
All races start and end at the foot of Lee Avenue in beautiful Kew gardens.
Awards and Prizes – details TBA
Race Kit Pickup Dates and Times
*You choose your location at registration –
check our confirmation page to be sure of your pick up spot!
BlackToe Running – 95 Bathurst St.
East Location (Saturday only!)
Ashbridges Bay Park – 1561 Lake Shore Blvd E, Toronto, ON M4L 3W6
Kit Pickup Dates & Times:
Friday July 24, 1pm – 8pm (BlackToe Location only!)
Saturday July 25 – 10am to 4pm (Both Locations)
Sunday July 26 – At the Race Start – 6:00 am
Race Start Times
Half Marathon ~ 7:00 am | 10k ~ 7:30 am | 5k ~ 7:45 am
Something for everyone at great prices!
Finishers Medals for all races
All Registered runners will get a commemorative Beaches Jazz Run Tank Top!
Post Race refreshments
All events are Chip Timed!
All events are run along a Flat & Fast Route!
Refunds and transfers are subject to a $15 service fee + race distance price difference if moving from shorter to longer.
2020 Course Route TBD
*Walkers are welcome but please note the cutoff time for the half marathon is 3.5 hrs. You’ll be able to complete the route but the start line must be dismantled by 10:30. Walkers may however be permitted to start at 6:30 am if they wish – stay tuned for details.
Directions and Parking
The race starts and finishes on the Martin Goodman Trail by Lake Ontario at the foot of Lee Avenue. For map directions and for Uber use this address: 3 Alfresco Lawn, Toronto, ON M4L 1B8
Parking is available on local side streets and a couple of Green P lots around that are anywhere from 5-15 minutes walking distance to the start. Queen Street also has Free Parking until 1:00 pm which would also be anywhere from 5 – 30 minutes away depending on how close to Lee avenue you can get. Of course, parking is limited so we suggest you Uber or carpool if you can.
TTC – https://www.ttc.ca/Routes/index.jsp – our races start early so please check your individual TTC routes beforehand.
Of course, with a Summer run, the warm weather comes with it. The forecast is looking like it will warm up, so make sure you hydrate well on Saturday! We will have water and Nuun Hydration on course for you but as always is the case with a hot Summer day, we recommend you carry your own water as well.
Routes and Aid Station locations
For the Half Marathon runners, you will find water and Nuun at 2.5k, 5k, 7.5k, 10.2k, 13.5k, 16.3k and 18.5k. 10k runners will find them at 2.5k, 5k, 7.5k and 5k runners will find one at 2.5k
Race routes are available on our website – http://www.beachesjazzrun.com/courses-and-maps/
If any further information needs to be relayed to you, we will contact you closer to Race Day. Until then, keep your eye on our website for updated Race Day Info.
The Beaches Jazz Run is a BRC Running Series Event, brought to you by The Toronto Beaches Runners Club. Come and enjoy all the Beach has to offer with a beautiful run on the Martin Goodman Trail & Leslie Spit.