Ottawa race director inducted into Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame

June 2nd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Ottawa’s John Halvorsen directed his last Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon last Sunday, and was inducted into the Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame on Friday, May 31


Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon age group results 2019

May 26th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Here are your age-group podium finishers from today’s Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon


Korir wins Ottawa Marathon in personal best, Coolsaet finishes eighth

May 26th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Korir wins in 2:08 and Coolsaet finishes as first Canadian in 2:17


Stroke survivor will take Ottawa’s Lumberjack Challenge in stride

May 24th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

First an accident and then a stroke meant Tim Kerr now walks instead of running. This weekend he’ll walk Ottawa’s Lumberjack Challenge–59.2K over two days–in support of the Elisabeth Bruyère Hospital


Get to know John Halvorsen, Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame inductee

April 24th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Ottawa’s John Halvorsen is paradoxical blend of insider, outsider and organizational genius


Ottawa 10K, half-marathon start lines relocated for 2019

April 23rd, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Road construction on Elgin Street has meant some changes for 2019


All about the bling: 2019 Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon medal revealed

March 6th, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

There’s nothing quite like a race medal reveal to get you in the mood for a spring marathon


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?


Why Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is one of the best races anywhere

January 21st, 2019 by Anne Francis | Posted in Features | No Comments »

What it means for runners and spectators that Ottawa is the only race weekend in North America with two IAAF Gold Label races


Peterborough man to run his 100th marathon Sunday in Ottawa

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

Gene Jochen is set to run his 100th marathon this Sunday only 15 years after his first marathon in 2003


Ottawa Marathon awarded gold-label status; event supports $34 million in economic activity

October 22nd, 2015 by Dan Way | Posted in Canadian Race Guide, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

October 22, 2015 – Ottawa, Ont. – The 2015 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend announced today that it had received the coveted IAAF Gold Label for its Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, joining the Toronto Waterfront Marathon […]