Gallery: Spring Sprint draws big crowds and fast times

The Beaches Spring Sprint saw nearly 550 participants Saturday, April 1 for its 30th annual race. While it is billed as a fun race, and there were certainly plenty of smiles and relaxed entrants, some still turned out to compete. And compete they did, with a close 15 minute 5 km finish for the first […]

Volunteer Corner

Organizers of the annual Beaches Spring Sprint are looking for help keeping participants on track at this year’s event. Race Marshalls, water handlers, and a clean-up/recycling crew are all needed on race day, Saturday, April 11. Check in at the east side of the Silver Birch Boathouse at 8:30 a.m. Instructions and volunteer hats will […]

News Briefs

Community Centre 55 is hosting its annual Silent Auction fundraiser on Friday, March 27. A selection of products and services donated by community residents and businesses will be auctioned between 6 and 8 p.m. For more information, or to find out how to donate, call Justice or Cameron at 416-691-1113. ● The centre will hold […]

Artist needed at Beaches Rec

The Beaches Recreation Centre is calling on everyone with a flair for art and graphic design to take part in its Logo Design Contest. If the final selection is made in time, runners and walkers in this year’s Beaches Spring Sprint will be sporting the new design on their official T-shirts. Centre Director Frank Domagala […]

Spring Sprint warms up the boardwalk

Braving early morning snow and a cold wind, 604 runners and walkers laced up for the 27th Beaches Spring Sprint along the beaches boardwalk on April 5. Organized by the volunteer advisory council of the Beaches Recreation Centre, the all-ages fun run raises money for new fitness equipment and renovations projects. Proceeds from this year’s […]

News in Brief

Award-winning author and historian Jean Cochrane will be the guest speaker at the next meeting of the Beach and East Toronto Historical Society, Tuesday, March 25, at the Beaches Library, 2161 Queen St. E., starting at 7 p.m. Cochrane wrote Kensington and, along with her late husband Glenn, penned The Beach: An Illustrated History from […]