Parking, Directions & More Info

Race Kit Pickup Date and Times

You chose your location at registration  please check our kit pickup list to make sure you go to the correct location

BlackToe Running – 95 Bathurst St.
Afterglow Yoga and Fitness – 2034 Queen St E.

Dates: Friday July 27 4pm – 8pm
Saturday July 28 – 10am – 4pm

Race Day Kit Pickup (For out of town runners only)

You will see a registration table near the start finish area at the foot of Lee avenue.

Our Address (for Uber etc) is:
Since we run on the Boardwalk, we do not have an official address. Use this one, it works for GPS, Wheel Trans & Uber etc
1 Alfresco Lawn
Toronto, ON M4L 1B8

Arrive early and allow yourself time to park. There is limited street parking nearby. There’s is parking available on Queen st, free until 1:00 pm. There are 2  Green P lots nearby. There is also paid parking at Ashbridges Bay leaving you a 1.5 km walk to the start.

2018 Race Start Times
7:00 am – Half Marathon (optional 6:30 start for walkers)
7:30 am – 10k
7:45 am – 5k

We will have Baggage Check available to all runners.

Water available on course, approximately every 3km. As it can be quite warm in July, even early in the day, please also bring your own water.


TTC Routes:

  • Take 92 Woodbine South Bus from Woodbine Subway Station.
  • Take 64 Main Bus from the Main Subway Station.
  • Take the 501 Queen St Streetcar to Lee ave
  • Walk down to the foot of Lee
  • Address for Uber, 3 Alfresco Lawn. That will get you to the foot of Lee Ave and you will see the T+Start/Finish Party site.

Driving from the North:

  • 401, Don Valley Pkwy South, exit Lakeshore Blvd. East
  • Travel along Lakeshore Blvd East (until it becomes Woodbine Ave.)
  • Turn Right on Queen St. East

Driving from the West:

  • QEW Toronto to Gardiner Expressway
  • Travel along Lakeshore Blvd East (until it becomes Woodbine Ave.)
  • Turn Right on Queen St. East
    • Race is at the foot of Lee
    • Address for Uber, 2 Alfresco Lawn. That will get you to the foot of Lee Ave and you will see the Start/Finish Party site.Parking

You can park on either side of Queen Street or you can park at the following Green P parking lots*:

Lee Ave, South of Queen Street East
Hammersmith Ave, North of Queen Street East
Boardwalk, South of Queen Street East
Joseph Duggan Road, South of Queen Street East
Sarah Ashbridge Ave, South of Queen Street East

*Parking on Queen Street is free on Sundays until 1 pm


Because of the time of year, we recommend you carry your own drink. We WILL have 3 water stations along the route that can be accessed in both directions, so essentially, there are 6 water station for the half marathon, 2 for the 10k and 1 for the 5k.


Several volunteer photographers will be situated along the route. Photos will be made available online after the race – FREE. Check back here for the links


Event Times

Half Marathon ~ 7:00 am (optional 6:30 start for those needing more time to complete the route)
10k ~ 7:30 am |
5k ~ 7:45 am

Refunds and transfers are subject to a $15 service fee + race distance price difference if moving from shorter to longer.

Sorry, no more refunds

Beaches Jazz Run – July 29 – 1/2 M Pacer Lineup

1:30 – Spencer Lee
1:35 – Eric Cheung
1:40 – Peter Leventis
1:45 – Troy Rowe
1:50 – John Sacco
1:55 – Chris Chivers
2:00 – JP Bedard
2:05 – Brian Morrill
2:10 – David Manuel
2:15 – Ning Zhao
2:20 – Jack Lee
2:25 – Shelby Sayre
2:30 – Peng Wei

Contact Us

For more info Contact us at racedirector@beachesjazzrun.com