This Sunday, we again get to take over (some) streets!
As always, during these warm months, we will meet at 8:00 a.m. at the West End Y Also, as usual, you will require your ID if you wish to use the facilities.
Back to the route. Bloor and Yonge are closed to cars from Spadina to Parliament and from Bloor to Queen respectively.
Once we get to Parliament, we’re nice and close to the Beltline so we’re going to do that! How? Here’s the map and description.
Description (it’s nearly 31km):
We’ll get to Bloor via Dovercourt, Dewson, Ossington, Harbord and Huron.
Then, we’ll go to Yonge, down Yonge to Queen, turn around, go up Yonge and turn east on Bloor
North on Castle Frank
Northwest through Craigleigh Gardens park
West on South (for a very tiny bit)
East down Milkman’s Lane
East, then north, then west, then south on Beltline (through Mount Pleasant, past Yonge, to the Allen Expressway and around it via Elmridge and a path back to the Beltline, all the way to Bowie
East on Bowie
South of Montcalm
Through Prospect Cemetery
Cross St. Clair and south on Lansdowne
West on Davenport
South on Osler
West on Cariboo
South on West Railpath
East on Dundas
East on College back to Y
For 16km, turn back at Parliament and make your way directly back to the Y.
For 20km, turn back at Parliament and retrace your steps (including down and up Yonge St.)
For 24km, turn south at Russell Hill (last pathway before going under Eglinton) and find you way back to the Y*
For 28km, turn south at Ronald and find you way back to the Y*
*requires sense of direction