Sporting Life 10 K run set for today

Not exactly the most ideal of weather days for Mother's day, but it should be perfect for a run.

The annual Sporting Life 10k Run gets underway at 7:30 Sunday morning before wrapping up at Coronation Park at 12:30 p.m.

An estimated 21,000 runners will participate in the run that helps raise funds for Camp Oooch for children with cancer. 

The race has been a Toronto staple since 2000 and for race organizer Corey Freedman, speaking to our media partner CP24, the event is a win win.

"We are all here to raise money for kids who are living with cancer, trying to send them to camp and we get to showcase the city of Toronto."

Yonge Street is currently closed between Eglinton Avenue and Davisville Avenue.

Other road closures will take effect as the race begins at 7:30 a.m. including:

-Yonge Street from Davisville Avenue to Richmond Street
-Richmond Street from Yonge Street to Jarvis Street
-Jarvis Street from Richmond Street to Adelaide
-Adelaide from Jarvis Street to York Street
-York Street from Adelaide to Richmond Street
-Richmond Street from York Street to Peter Street
-Peter Street from Richmond Street to Front Street
-Front Street from Peter Street to Bathurst Street
-Bathurst Street from Front Street to Fort York Boulevard
-Fort York Boulevard from Bathurst Street to just west of Angelique Street north of Fleet Street

The race will also mean delays and route changes for TTC buses and streetcars including:

11 Bayview, 14 Glencairn, 28 Bayview South, 94 Wellesley, 97 Yonge, 121 Fort Fort-Esplanade, 300 Bloor-Danforth, 307 Bathurst, 320 Yonge, 332 Eglinton West, 334 Eglinton East, 354 Lawence East, 501 Queen, 504 King, 505 Dundas, 506 Carlton, 509 Harbourfront, 510 Spadina, 511 Bathurst and 512 St. Clair.


with files from CP24