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


Ottawa doubles 10K prize purse for Canadians, drops Gold Label status

February 3rd, 2020 by Anne Francis | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

The race is focussed on attracting the deepest field of fast Canadians this year


Ottawa Marathon announces new race director

September 3rd, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in The Scene | No Comments »

Meet Ian Fraser, Run Ottawa’s new Executive Director


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


Highlights from Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

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

Photos, video and interviews from one of Canada’s biggest race weekends


5 Canadian women in top 10 at Ottawa Marathon

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

Dayna Pidhoresky was the top Canadian woman at the Ottawa Marathon finishing just off her personal best


Wodak and Wykes win Canadian 10K championships at Ottawa 10K

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

Wodak handily won the national 10K women’s title and Wykes held off Kent to take the men’s race


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


Dylan Wykes’ ideal day in Ottawa

May 17th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Features, Runs & Races | No Comments »

How an Olympian, now coach, spends his day in the nation’s capital


Ottawa 10K is a battle of the sexes at the finish line

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

Peres Jepchirchir and Mohammed Ziani, who duked it out at the finish line in 2016, are both returning to the Ottawa 10K this month


Ottawa 10K elites pick their Dream Teams for cash and a good cause

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

The public is invited to select their own fantasy dream teams to compete for prizes and support the Salvation Army’s flood relief efforts


VIDEO: Ottawa Race Weekend 2019 preview

May 10th, 2019 by Madeleine Kelly | Posted in Runs & Races | No Comments »

Can’t wait for Ottawa Race Weekend? Neither can we. Check out the 2019 preview