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June 10, 2016
Toronto Challenge celebrates 25 years
Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are set to take part in the 25th Toronto Challenge presented by in support of Toronto seniors. Funds raised in the annual event benefit residents of the City's 10 long-term care homes and over 40 community agencies that provide support to seniors and vulnerable individuals across Toronto.

Date: Sunday, June 12
Times: 9 a.m. aerobic warm-up; 9:30 a.m. race start; 10:20 a.m. awards/presentations
Location: David Pecaut Square, Metro Hall, 55 John St.

Registration on race day takes place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. inside Metro Hall. Participants can choose which event they want to participate in – the 5k run, the Medical Pharmacies 5k walk, the 1k fun walk or the 25th Anniversary Team Challenge in which five team members will each run 5k for the best combined time. More information is available at

Long-Term Care Homes & Services are leaders in excellence and ground-breaking services for healthy aging with a commitment to CARE – Compassion/Accountability/

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