It’s an annual event bringing runners to together from all across the city, and it’s been happening on Father’s Day for 40 years.
The Manitoba Marathon is a huge undertaking, with thousands of runners and hundreds of volunteers logging countless hours leading up to the event.
The race started at 7 a.m. the University of Manitoba and winds through the city, across 250 intersections.
Athletes in the series of events took off from the starting line in waves as loved ones cheered them on from the sidelines.
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WATCH: video taken as several Marathon events took off from their starting lines
Drivers were reminded to be cautious as traffic on many Winnipeg thoroughfares would be effected.
Pembina Highway, Jubilee Avenue, Harrow Street, Corydon, Grant and Taylor Avenues would be impacted between 7 a.m. and noon.
The city website shows lane closures.
Some Winnipeg Transit routes were altered to accommodate the run were available on Transit webpage.
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