Canada Army Run unveils new routes for 2019

July 17th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The new routes showcase the national capital region for locals and visitors alike, taking runners past the Parliament Buildings and many other prominent landmarks


The Shakeout Podcast: Running Ottawa with the Prime Minister

May 22nd, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

The official photographer of Prime Minister Justin Trudeau explores the nation’s capital while running alongside him.


Six trails for city slickers

May 1st, 2018 by Anne Francis | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Six options for the trail-curious urban dweller


Mohawk district chief running Ottawa Marathon to combat child obesity

February 28th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »

Troy Thompson hopes to raise $10,000 for his community’s youth physical activity program by running the 2018 Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon


Is this 8x5K looped course Canada’s most mind-numbing marathon?

February 20th, 2018 by Bobbi Sawchyn | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Ottawa’s Winterman Marathon is a soul-crushing out-and-back, and yet one runner managed it in under three hours


From pack-a-day smoker to Ottawa Marathon champion

January 30th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Features | No Comments »

Eleanor Thomas was the first-ever women’s winner of the then-National Capital Marathon in Ottawa. This is her story:


2018 Ottawa Marathon race medals revealed

January 29th, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Which medal will you be sporting post-race in spring 2018?


Photographer to Justin Trudeau shows off icy winter running beard

January 2nd, 2018 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

You know winter running has arrived when icy winter beard photos start surfacing on social media


2017 Golden Shoe Awards: Volunteer of the Year – Cross-Country Bunny Alain Boucher

December 25th, 2017 by Canadian Running | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

After 27 years, legendary pace bunny retires


The Shakeout Podcast: A Rwandan Refugee Runs for His Life

December 19th, 2017 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

How a 16 year old runner from Rwanda came to Canada and had to decide between staying alone in a foreign country or returning home to face violence.


Ottawa man’s devoted and enduring race streak hasn’t faltered in 43 years

December 19th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Howard Cohen has completed his local race, the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, every year, dating back to 1975. Here are the craziest conditions and personal moments of adversity he’s overcome in the 43 editions


Why one run crew chose Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend…and can’t resist going back

November 20th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

One run group’s experience of committing to the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend developed into a near-yearly tradition