THE SPONSORS


We'd like to thank the sponsors, partners, and suppliers of the seventh annual B&O Yorkville Run and the Canadian 5K Road Race Championship for their support and generosity. Click any of the logos on this page to find out more about each company and organization.

For information regarding sponsorship opportunities please contact Ainsley Hayes at ainsley@yorkvillerun.com  or Judy Haber at jhaber@performancesponsorship.com 


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Bang & Olufsen develops iconic, innovative audio and video products for consumers and for more than 90 years the brand has been globally renowned for its design, acoustics, and craftsmanship.

Bang & Olufsen Toronto produces the B&O Yorkville Run to bring together local runners and local businesses to support local charities. We design every detail of the run to give participants a unique and high-end "B&O" experience in hopes of inspiring them in our mission to give back to the community and improve ourselves through healthy activity. www.beotoronto.com

Camrost Felcorp has established its place as one of the foremost names in the development industry since 1976 by consistently leading the way in creating landmark condominiums, and is behind many of the Greater Toronto Area's most distinctive and memorable residential communities and commercial properties. Unique in design, each is built on a similar foundation of superior craftsmanship, a pre-eminent address, and a timeless style. Camrost Felcorp is a proud partner of the B&O Yorkville Run, an integral initiative to better the Yorkville community. www.camrost.com

Our goal is to help you achieve yours.
At New Balance, our job is to aid athletes in their pursuit of excellence, whether that means helping professional athletes set records and win medals, or propelling everyday athletes to achieve a new PR, run their first 5K or just to live a more healthy and active lifestyle.  www.newbalance.ca

Athletics Canada (AC) is the national governing body for track & field, road running, road racing and cross country. AC Road is your portal to the Canadian road running community, providing access to race information, rankings, results, programs, services and resources for race directors. http://www.acroad.ca/

Mizrahi Develpoments is a leading real estate developer and builder in Toronto, that came about with a vision of several goals to change expectations in the industry.  Firstly, it was a desire to enhance the changing streetscapes of Canada with carefully articulated, mid-to-high-rise buildings that give those who work and live in them as much pleasure as those who pass by their exteriors. But just as important as what we build is the notion of how we build.  We believe that development of the physical landscape of a city can be a good thing, not something accepted out of resignation to change, but welcomed and celebrated for the delight and improvements it brings.  With our customers, our priority is to give peace of mind with the industry's top certifications.  Visit our projects at:  www.mizrahidevelopments.ca

 

Constantine Enterprises Inc. is a private real estate fund with assets in the commercial, residential, condominium, apartment, resort and medical sectors. Constantine focuses on acquisitions and development in prime locations—actively seeking out revenue generating and asset appreciating properties. With investments, assets and our corporate headquarters located in Yorkville, Constantine is proud to support the Yorkville 5K Run and foster a broader sense of community within Toronto's downtown. www.constantineinc.com

Our mission is to provide high value insurance based, tax mitigation structures using leading edge strategies, concepts, bespoke and customized product design and innovation that is unmatched in the industry. Targeted to successful entrepreneurs, incorporated professionals and c-suite executives, our business approach, uses a relentless commitment to professionalism and attention to detail. Our process is collaborative using an integrated planning approach that works in conjunction with a client’s entire tax, legal and investment advisory team, cooperating in using all available expertise and knowledge to maximum use. A premium is always placed on absolute trust, discretion and confidentially in all matters, for all client affairs, at all times. Independent Financial Concepts Group Ltd. is a subsidiary of HUB Financial, the largest full-service and full-access Managing General Agency (MGA) in Canada with 450 offices across North America and 11,000 employees with  access to a wide array of products from all the major insurance companies across Canada and globally.  www.ifcg.com

For over 20 years, Equinox has created an unparalleled experience that engages members in fitness and well being, delivering transformative results. Its fitness clubs are uniquely designed to provide unprecedented service, innovative fitness programming, and restorative wellness treatments. The clubs feature the most sought after group fitness instructors, personal trainers, strength and cardio equipment, and experts in wellness. http://www.equinox.com/

TD Securities provides a range of capital market products and services to corporate, government, and institutional clients. Their services include the underwriting and distribution of new debt and equity issues, providing advice on strategic acquisitions and divestitures, and executing daily trading and investment needs. TD Securities is sponsoring a portion of the $11,000+ prize purse for the Canadian 5K Road Race Championship.  https://www.tdsecurities.com/

Since our incorporation as a Canadian chartered bank in 1869, RBC has grown to become one of North America's leading diversified financial services companies providing banking, wealth management, insurance and capital markets services on a global basis. We demonstrate our vision of "always earning the right to be our clients' first choice" through our values - service, teamwork, responsibility, diversity and integrity. http://www.rbc.com/country-select.html

Performance Sponsorship Group, Inc. is a firm that provides strategic sponsorship counsel to corporations, entertainment destinations, publicly funded institutions, and events. Specializing in the valuation, packaging and sale of venue and event sponsorships, Senior Partner Judy Haber works closely with the property to create innovative sponsorship sales strategies. Judy has spearheaded the sponsorship program since the inception of this event. http://www.performancesponsorship.com/

ROAR Organic: A standout line of low-calorie, organic electrolyte infusions, rooted in the principle of clean hydration that features delicious, unique flavor combinations and an artisanal aesthetic. ROAR Organic embraces the audience’s individuality and aligns with their core values – health, wellness, happiness and individuality. www.roar.land

Morguard is a fully integrated real estate company that owns, manages and invests in high-quality, well-located, geographically diversified assets across North America. Today, the total assets owned and under management?? is valued at more than $19.0 billion.? On behalf of our tenants at 50 Bloor St. W, 60 Bloor St. W, 77 Bloor St. W., 131 Bloor St. W and 925 Bay St., Morguard is proud to support the B&O Yorkville Run to generate real benefit to people in our community.  www.morguard.com

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About the Bloor-Yorkville Business Improvement Area

Since entrepreneur Joseph Bloor founded the Village of Yorkville in 1830, the heart and soul of Toronto has distinguished itself as a premier shopping, dining and cultural destination. The Bloor-Yorkville neighbourhood is bordered by Scollard Street to the north, St. Mary Street to the south, Avenue Road to the west and Church Street to the east. The Bloor-Yorkville BIA initiates and funds many neighbourhood improvements, including the newly improved Bloor Street trees, gardens and granite sidewalks.  For the latest information on stores, events and parking facilities, visit www.bloor-yorkville.com. Find Bloor-Yorkville on Facebook and follow @BloorYorkville on Twitter and Instagram.

The food on our plate has become an expression of who we are! Like the catwalk, food follows fun seasonal trends. Delicious classics like meat and potatoes are always on point but the way you add pops of colour and flavour to your meals will change with the seasons. Whether it’s our fall line or spring, you can be confident the Summer Fresh palate is setting trends with new and exciting products every season.

We’ve carefully handcrafted eight flavours of lemonade to stimulate your palate and refresh your soul. Completely all natural and made with only the finest ingredients, our lemonades have been crafted with everyone in mind… from the young to the young at heart.

Proud to serve Canada's favourite coffee! We ethically source and carefully select our 100% Premium Arabica beans for peak freshness. We expertly blend and roast our beans to perfection. We freshly brew our coffee and handcraft each latte just for you. We serve every cup with care. We are proud to be Canada’s Favourite Coffee.* www.timhortons.com

Finally a raw brownie that’s both delicious and healthy. We only use the best raw ingredients in our brownies. Once you sample them you’ll know that we’ve made no compromises or cut any corners. Made with super ingredients, our brownies are made with a delicious blend of soaked nuts and soaked & sprouted seeds and Acai.

Toronto Popcorn Company was founded on the inspiration of the core values that celebrate our city and country – diversity and individuality. Maple, cheese, garlic, bacon, fresh herbs and spices… Bold and true flavours quintessential to the Canadian culture is what we pride ourselves on. After all, you deserve nothing but the best. Toronto Popcorn Company – It’s Not Your Random Popcorn!

Why our bars are so good.  The short answer: they taste ridiculously delicious and are good for you!  They melt in your mouth, are creamy and loaded with wholesome ingredients. Your taste buds will be in overdrive at the first bite. You will be in disbelief as they’re so, so good!  Most importantly, they’re very low in sugar (we are talking 1-2g/bar!), and also have 9-10 grams of protein and are loaded with as many good and healthy fats as we could possibly get in there.  www.suziesgoodfats.ca

Thankfully, the last step is the refreshing one!  Our alcohol-free beers have the fluids, electrolytes, and carbs your body needs to recover from an intense workout. Johannes Scherr, Germany's Olympic Team Doctor, found that alcohol-free beers helped athletes recover more quickly due to the high concentration of immune-boosting natural chemicals.  Don't believe us? Google it yourself.  So find the nearest storm drain and pour out that fluorescent coloured sugar water. Done? Okay, now lift this cold Hill Street beer and triumphantly drink your way to glory. You earned it. www.hillstreetbevco.com

With Marty’s Pickles, I decided to go back to those simpler times and back to first principles in pickle making. I use only locally (Ontario) grown produce and ingredients, plus my own special spice mixture sourced from around the world. The cucumbers and ingredients are then brined in small barrel batches to create the authentic “Original Brine Kosher Dill Pickle”. Each bottle is hand packed in a mason jar.  In applying four generations of pickle making experience, including my own 40 years of hands on pickle making, I believe I have created the ultimate pickle. www.martyspickles.ca

NAGI  (n?-gï ; In Polish means naked)
Unique & delicious, organic energy bar line, created by a health and fitness expert to keep you nourished & energized. NAGI is all about fueling your body with wholesome goodness, things that your body loves and you love too! You will love these bars, and here's why; healthy, nutrient-dense superfood ingredients; vegan, organic, non-GMO, gluten/soy/dairy free.  Eat naked… on your commute, between meetings, after a workout, or as a treat!  eatnagi.com

Embracing the fresh and healthy flavours of the Middle East, Paramount Fine Foods shares the most authentic and exotic recipes which have been passed down for generations. Serving baked pita straight from wood burning ovens, charcoal barbeque Halal meats, chicken and beef shawarma, various flat-bread style dishes, and fresh baklava handmade daily provide guests with a culinary experience that will not be forgotten. http://www.paramountfinefoods.com/

Canada's # 1 Natural licorice brand

We believe if you can't pronounce an ingredient, it shouldn’t go into your body. Actually, it shouldn’t even go into your pantry. KIND® products are made from nutritionally-dense ingredients like whole nuts, fruits and whole grains - no secret ingredients and no artificial flavors, preservatives or sweeteners.

Chocolate is good for you, but not all chocolate is good for you. Zazubean is committed to making good dark chocolate ( > 70% cacao) by putting only good clean ingredients into every bar that are organic, gluten-free, soy-free & Gmo-free.

Happy Pops all natural ice pops are handcrafted in Toronto using all natural local and premium ingredients. 

Vita Coco is a natural, never-ever-from-concentrate coconut water. Stacked with naturally occurring electrolytes (and more potassium than a banana), Vita Coco is fat free, cholesterol free, and gluten free, so you get all the goodness without the guilt. So while plenty of other beverages puff up their chests and claim to be the “ultimate hydrator,” we’d rather just say we’re a pure-fect source of natural hydration and replenishment. vitacoco.com

The Food Dudes Inc. is a full-service catering company that has grown from a small, home based operation to one of the most respected caterers in Toronto. Our company is guided by the principles of using the highest quality ingredients, maintaining superior service, and tending to any and every of our clients’ needs. www.thefooddudes.com

 

Flow is H2O 2.O – an environmentally friendly alternative to plastic bottled water with the healthful benefits of naturally alkaline spring water from a sustainable and local source. Our water contains naturally occurring electrolytes and functional minerals with a delicious silky taste. Our package is both PET& BPA free and made from over 70% renewable materials, the highest in the industry.  www.flowlikewater.com

Being one of the first restaurants to introduce pizza to Toronto, Mamma's Pizza™ produces now, as they did back then, pizza dough made daily on the premises, along with fresh homemade sauces. Mamma's is known for gourmet pizza and thin crust pizza in Toronto. Taste the difference at Mamma's Pizza.http://mammaspizza.com

The ultimate Cold Pressed Juice Shop that provides you with full body revitalization and detoxification. Our goal is to revolution the meaning of "fast food" by providing healthy organic meals on the go!   We serve up only high quality organic Cold Pressed Juice, Salads, Soups, Vegan Baked Goods, Raw Shakes (Smoothies), Acai Bowls and much more! www.revitasize.ca

We at LÄRABAR are committed to providing you and your family with foods made without GMO ingredients.  We believe in simplicity. So when it comes to ingredients in our products, we include only what's really good and absolutely necessary – food made from food.  Find your flavour at  https://larabar.ca/

Introducing Blu-Dot Protein Tea – the world’s first green tea fortified with 10 grams of protein and 5 grams of fibre. Blu-Dot Protein Tea was designed as a recovery beverage for after exercise. It replaces lost fluids and contributes critical nutrients to repair muscle and aid in optimal body function. www.bludotbeverages.com

The Healthy Crunch Company is a snack food company based in the GTA.  The Healthy Crunch Company makes allergen-free snacks that taste amazing and that make you feel good inside and out. Our snacks are BIG on crunch, BIG on flavour, and BIG on love.  All of our products are certified organic, Non-GMO Project Verified, peanut-free, tree nut-free, gluten-free, vegan, paleo-friendly and School Approved(R). For more information, please visit www.healthycrunch.com