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The Scotiabank Rat Race for United Way is a five-kilometre run taking place during rush hour downtown. Make sure to account for road closures and plan an alternate route if needed. (Photo: United Way Toronto & York Region)​​

The 16th annual Scotiabank Rat Race in support of the United Way will take place on Thursday, June 16, 2016 commencing at 7:30 p.m. at Nathan Phillips Square.

The Scotiabank Rat Race for United Way is a unique five-kilometre run that takes place during rush hour in downtown Toronto. It started in 2001 and every year since, it attracts thousands of participants from the downtown core.

The race involves road closures that may affect you. These roads will be closed or partially closed between approximately 7:00 p.m. and 9:00 p.m.

The race organizers have been working with EMS and alternate routes to the hospitals have been arranged.

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The map above indicates the race route and anticipated road closures. (Photo: United Way Toronto & York Region)​
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