saturday, June 22!

5k Run & 3k Walk




event details



A fun. fast. fab! day!

The 2019 pride & remembrance run is a 5k run and 3k walk.

We welcome runners and walkers of all paces and abilities.

All registered participants must be 8 years of age on race day to participate. Children 12 years and under must be accompanied by an adult. Strollers, baby joggers and pets are allowed in the final corral/wave only. 

Following the run/walk, there is an after party in Barbara Hall park, beside the 519 at 519 Church Street.

The pride & remembrance run 5k course is Athletics Canada Certified ON-2017-036-BDC


race kit includes-

  • NEW! A medal for all participants!

  • Kit bag from BMO Financial Group

  • Official 2019 pride & remembrance run T-shirt

  • A Chip Timed Bib

  • FREE Race Photos

  • $5 Starbucks Gift Card

  • Special Offer from BlackToe Running

  • 1 can fab lite! beer from Eastbound Brewing Co.

  • Unique on-course activations and experiences

  • Entry to the After Party

  • A fun. fast. fab! day!



The 2019 pride & remembrance run starts at the corner of Church & Wellesley Streets.

The course goes west along Wellesley Street and around Queen’s Park Circle. The 5k is 2 loops around and the 3k is 1 loop. The course returns east along Wellesley and finishes at the same place as the start.

There will be water on course.

5k course map

3k course map

Race-kit pick-up will take place from 11 am to 6 pm on Thursday and Friday, June 20 and 21, at Laurier Toronto, Main Floor- Exchange Tower, 130 King Street West Toronto M5X 1C9.  

Race Day kit pick-up is for out of town participants ONLY and will be available at the 519 Community Centre, 2nd Floor Ballroom, 519 Church Street, Toronto M4Y 2C9. 8-9am.

If picking up for a Team, be able to provide the Team Name, the team members names and bib numbers, and identification.

The after party is located in Barbara Hall Park, beside the 519 at 519 Church Street, just north of Wellesley. Follow the signs once your exit the finish chute. All runners and spectators are welcome in the after party.

The after party will include food and drink samples from a variety of sponsors.


The 2019 pride & remembrance run is saturday, june 22.

The 5k run starts at 10:00am. The 3k walk starts at 10:10am

Start times for runners and walkers will be based upon corrals and estimated finish time, from 5k fastest runners to 3k walkers. Corrals will be available for the following times and you are asked to put yourself in the corral that best matches your anticipated finishing time.




35+ min


Please plan to be arrive 15-20min early to get into your corral and to take in the warm-up and announcement activities.


The 2019 pride & remembrance run is the largest of its kind in Canada and is one of the most popular running events in Toronto. It’s also one of the largest fundraising events during Pride week. Celebrities, political leaders and people like you join together to support charities in need.  It’s easy to get involved in this year’s Run. 

The pride & remembrance run is an independent, not-for profit athletic event operated by the pride and remembrance association, and a 100% volunteer Board of Directors. Each year the pride and remembrance association selects community charities who receive 100% of the charitable pledges that are raised.




fab! lite

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Introducing the official beer of the 2019 Pride and Remembrance Run: ‘fab! lite.

fab! lite, brewed by our friends Eastbound Brewing Co. is our take on a pot of gold at the end of your running rainbow. Bright, sparkling and effervescent with a touch of lemon zest, elderflower and Citra hops it’s your reward for crossing the finish line.

Low alcohol and low calorie at only 4.2% ABV it lets you carry the party on all day and night and supports a good cause while doing it.

20% of all proceeds from every fab! lite on tap or in cans will go towards The Pride & Remembrance Foundation’s list of registered charities that provide help and support in the LGBTQ+ community. Run your way to a personal best and help others feel their best because of it. 

  • 1 can of fab! lite is FREE with every race kit, redeemable at Eastbound Brewing Co. 700 Queen Street East (at Broadview), with your bib, until supplies last. Additional Information will be in your race kit.

  • fab! lite is also be available for purchase at Eastbound Brewing Co.

  • fab! lite will also be available at better local bars and restaurants. Stay tuned for details.

Tasting Notes: Bright/Sparkling/Citrus/Floral/Juicy/Refreshing






The 2019 pride & remembrance run offers opportunities to connect directly with our community, runners, spectators, and the media while supporting our Beneficiaries.

Contact us for more information.


platinum level sponsor


BMO Financial Group
BMO Financial Group is the 2019 pride & remembrance run Platinum Sponsor/ Pride Champion Sponsor

bronze level sponsors

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partner level sponsors


BlackToe Running

Racing onto the scene in 2013, BlackToe Running is Toronto's independent urban running specialty store. Located in the King West neighbourhood, we take pride in knowing our customers, and creating a fun environment for all of Toronto’s running community.


Eastbound Brewing

Eastbound Brewing Co. is a brewery, restaurant, and beer shop that makes everything on site, from scratch. Elevating beer and food together, they share the good vibes that connect good people. This brewery is one that takes community to heart. Find them at 700 Queen St. E, and across good bars and restaurants around town.


supporter level sponsors

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community level sponsors

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