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June 9, 2017
Runners and walkers of all ages are set to take the Toronto Challenge
Runners and walkers of all ages and abilities are set to take part in the Toronto Challenge presented by in support of Toronto seniors. Funds raised for the annual event benefit clients and residents of Toronto's Long-Term Care Homes & Services and more than 40 community agencies that provide support to seniors and vulnerable people across the city.

Date: Sunday, June 11
Times: 9 a.m. aerobic warmup; 9:30 a.m. race start; 10:20 a.m. awards/presentations
Location: Toronto City Hall/Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen St. W.

Registration on race day takes place from 7:30 to 9 a.m. in the City Hall Rotunda. Participants can choose to participate in the 5k run, the Medical Pharmacies 5k walk or the 1k fun walk. 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, Respect and Excellence.

Toronto is Canada's largest city, the fourth largest in North America, and home to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. It is a global centre for business, finance, arts and culture and is consistently ranked one of the world's most livable cities. In 2017, Toronto will honour Canada's 150th birthday with "TO Canada with Love," a year-long program of celebrations, commemorations and exhibitions. For information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto residents, businesses and visitors can visit, call 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, or follow us on Twitter at and on Instagram at

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