Ottawa’s new marathon relay and Bytown Challenge mark change of direction

February 14th, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend’s new race director, Ian Fraser, discusses some of the exciting innovations runners will see this year


Introducing Dylan Wykes, your new Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Elite Athlete Co-ordinator

February 6th, 2020 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Wykes on his exciting new role with Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend


Ottawa Marathon third-place finisher provisionally suspended for EPO

November 26th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Ethiopia’s Etaferahu Temesgen Wodaj, who’s placed top ten in two recent Canadian marathons, has been provisionally suspended for use of EPO and testosterone


The Shakeout Podcast: Running Ottawa with the Prime Minister

July 2nd, 2019 by Kate Van Buskirk | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

Yesterday was Canada Day. In honour of the occasion, this week we’re rebroadcasting an episode from last year featuring Adam Scotti, the official photographer of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. Trudeau and Scotti are both […]


Hannah and Coolsaet are Canadian headliners for 2019 Ottawa Marathon

May 24th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon is upon us. Here’s who to watch on Sunday morning


What a decade of marathoning has taught Reid Coolsaet

May 21st, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Reid Coolsaet takes a look back on his career as he gets ready for this Sunday’s Ottawa Marathon


9 reasons to visit the Quebec side during Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

April 16th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

There’s a whole other world of interesting things to see and do in Gatineau and beyond


Best breweries in Ottawa for your post-race party

February 25th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

In need of a spot for a post-marathon party? Look no further


Chase records at the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

February 15th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend has been the scene of numerous record-setting performances, both serious and fun. Why not try for one yourself?


Not your parents’ Ottawa

January 30th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Ottawa has evolved. Here are some of the best things new things to see in the city while you’re in town for race weekend


Four Canadian events part of new, exclusive World Marathon Major age group series

September 5th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Many are familiar with the World Marathon Majors comprising of six 42.2K events that include Boston, London, Tokyo, Chicago, Berlin and New York City. These races are considered by many to be the most […]


Former champion to return to Scotiabank Toronto Waterfront Marathon

July 25th, 2018 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Philemon Rono of Kenya has run the fastest marathon on Canadian soil, and he’s returning to the 2018 Scotiabank Marathon