BumRun 5k Run

By | March 26, 2016
Bumrun Toronto

An early morning urban Bumrun

The Balanse BumRun

The Balanse BumRun is a 5km race which raises awareness for colorectal cancer.

The Balanse BumRun is a very young and new race but over the past couple of years has been growing in size and amount of money raised.

This year’s will mark the 5th years they have been raising money for the Kensington Screening Centre, The Colorectal Cancer Association of Canada, St Joseph’s Health Centre Foundation, GIFT, Colon Cancer Canada and more.

If you can get off your Bum and go for a 5k run, go sign up for the 5th annual BumRun!

Course Information

Toronto bumrun 2016

The fifth annual Toronto BumRun

The BumRun is a 5km walk/run event which happens in the downtown core of Toronto.

The course follows a route around the University of Toronto.

It starts at Queen’s Park Circle, goes down College Street, Spadina Avenue, Bloor Street and finally onto Bay.

The streets will be blocked off to traffic for this race so you shouldn’t have to worry too much about cars and street lights.

Race Information

Race day : April 24th, 2016

Start time: 8 AM – Must be at the starting line no later than 7:40am

Location : Queen’s Park, South Side of Legislative Buildings

Transportation : Make sure you remember that the subway does not open until 9am on Sunday but other TTC transportation like busses do.

Participants : 500-1000

An urban run targeted to youth

An urban run targeted to 18-35 years olds

BumRun Address

The BumRun Location is at Queen’s Park Circle.  It is located just south of the Royal Ontario Museum at Bloor Street West and Avenue Road/Queens Park.

BumRun Race Kit Pickup

Make sure to pick up your kit ahead of raceday.  There will be no race day pickup.

Race Kit Pickup Location :

25 Brunswick Ave, Toronto, Ontario, M5S 2L9

Pick up time :

  • Friday April 22, 2016 from 12 noon to 7pm
  • Saturday April 23, 2016 from 10am to 5pm

Race kit includes a Balanse BumRun T-Shirt and a Bib Number with timing chip.

I.D for pickup : Valid government photo ID, and if you are a team you must assign one person to pick up all race kits for the entire team.  Remember there is no race day pickup


There is street parking and public parking lots all located within a 10 minute walk of Queen’s Park.

You will need to pay for these and please if you are driving just remember that this is Toronto and give yourself at least 30 minutes extra to avoid missing out.

Contact Info

To contact BumRun you can go to the  BumRun website and fill in their contact form.


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