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Ottawa runners take on Ottawa Race Weekend half-marathon

While no locals made it into the top 25 in the full marathon, Ottawa runners cleaned up in the half-marathon.

Nine Ottawa men made it into the top 25 for the half-marathon, including Matt Vierula who came in first place at 01:10:39. 250 more words


Ottawa marathon record unbroken, but fundraising goal left in the dust

The only record broken Sunday at the 41st annual Ottawa Race Weekend was the fundraising goal, but that was enough for John Halvorsen, president and race director of Run Ottawa. 400 more words


Runner sets Ottawa record in Race Weekend 10K

This was an example of why elite competitors are recruited and paid for their efforts in top-calibre road races.

“It gets me thinking these ladies are amazing. 838 more words

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Race weekend spotlight falls on elite 10K competitors

Gladys Cherono endured a marathon trip to Ottawa, but she’s counting on a much quicker road to success on Saturday evening.

The 32-year-old Kenyan’s travel odyssey on Thursday included a 40-minute domestic flight from Eldoret to Nairobi, a seven-hour connection to Amsterdam, an eight-hour cross-Atlantic jump to Detroit and a 95-minute hop to Canada’s capital, where she’ll line up as one of the favourites in the women’s division of the Ottawa 10K. 990 more words

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Police to enforce ‘robust’ security plan for Ottawa Race Weekend

Ottawa police are going to be on the lookout for any suspicious behaviour or threats to public safety with more than 200,000 people expected to attend Ottawa Race Weekend – Canada’s largest marathon – in light of recent attacks. 221 more words


Records will be broken this year, say Ottawa Race Weekend organizers

Organizers of the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend are expecting records to be shaved for several runners in the marathon due to recent changes to the course for the 2015 edition. 980 more words


Race Weekend challenge a boon for charities

Alexandra Prefasi and her Merrickville family have a very special reason to run together during this year’s annual Ottawa Race Weekend, May 23 and 24. 803 more words

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