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Running Canada's Capital: Ottawa Race Weekend

Ottawa’s largest running festival is the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend or Ottawa Race Weekend for short. The race attracts people from all over the province, country and world to run the beautiful neighbourhoods of the National Capital Region. 453 more words

Ottawa Race Weekend

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

Local Sports

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

Local News

Running for a Charity

Did you know that I am running next Saturday, May 23 for a great cause?

As part of my participation at the Ottawa Race Weekend I have committed to represent… 170 more words

Teaching Children Young

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, Scotiabank Media Charity Run

Reposting from Kids in the Capital

One of my favourite times of year in Ottawa, Canada’s Capital City, is Ottawa Race Weekend. Since moving to Ottawa there has been only one year (2013 – when my daughter was born the same week as the race) that I was unable to participate in or observe the runs. 420 more words