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Toronto marathon will disrupt Sunday morning traffic

05/04/2012 02:22 EDT | Updated 07/04/2012 05:12 EDT

Toronto's first marathon of the year will close roads from Yonge and Sheppard all the way to the Lake Shore on Sunday.

The full list of closures can be found by clicking here.

The closures will begin at about 7 a.m. and won't end until after noon as approximately 15,000 runners make their way to the finish line at Ontario Place.

The Toronto Goodlife Marathon begins near Mel Lastman Square at 7:30 a.m. The half marathon starts an hour later.

A long stretch of Yonge Street will be closed from north of Sheppard Aveune to Aylmer Street, beginning at 5 a.m.

On and off ramps on Highway 401, the Don Valley Parkway and the Gardiner Expressway will be affected. Rosedale Valley Road and some parts of Lakeshore Boulevard will be among a number of city streets closed for part of the day.

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