It is going to be chilly for the Marathon on Sunday - route, transit changes + everything else you need to know about the event

sportsgold 100x100By Staff

February 27th, 2020



Starts in front of City Hall on Brant Street at 10:05 am and travels

Chilly runners 2

Waiting at the finish line.

north to Baldwin,

west on Baldwin,

south on Hurd,

east on Blenheim,

south on Locust,

east on Elgin,

south on Brant,

They come by the thousands.

They come by the thousands; numbered bibs show the count.

west on Lakeshore,

turnaround at Maple,

east on Lakeshore to Burloak,

north on Burloak,

turnaround at Spruce,

west on Lakeshore,

North on Brant to Finish.

Coolsaet crossing the Half Chilly Marathon December 2014

Crossing the finish line.

Bus route detours in effect

Burlington Transit  Routes 2, 3, 4, and 10

HSR 11 downtown 

Oakville 14A along Burloak Drive


Road Closures

6:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.

  • Brant Street from Maria Street to Elgin Street
  • Ontario Street from Brant Street to Locust Street, and James Street from John Street to Brant Street.

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

  • Lakeshore Road from Brant Street to Maple Avenue.

9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Brant Street, Lakeshore Road to Elgin Street – access to Bunton’s Wharf via Locust Street.

9:45 a.m. to 2 p.m.

  • Lakeshore Road from Brant Street to Burloak Drive. Burloak Drive from Lakeshore Road to Spruce Avenue for turnaround – access to Old Lakeshore Road from the west maintained with delays.

9:55 to 10:45 a.m.

  • The streets along the route west of Brant Street will experience intermittent road closures.

Resident Access
Residents on Lakeshore Road or on side streets impacted by the road closure have the following options:

  • Residents on the north side of Lakeshore Road are able to use the westbound lane, but expect delays.
  • Residents on the south side of Lakeshore Road will have restricted access and are encouraged to make alternate arrangements.
  • If your residence is within the road closure and you have to access your vehicle during the race, please park on side streets north of Lakeshore Road.
  • In case of an emergency, call 9-1-1.

Police will be at major intersections and traffic islands. Event marshals will be available at minor intersections and major multi-resident driveways to inform
drivers of event details and road closures. Race notices were delivered to all residents, religious centres and businesses along the race route.

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