This year's edition has been cancelled
Join ScotiaBank Ottawa Marathon
The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is the biggest multi-distance race event in Canada and has the largest marathon in Canada. The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend host's two International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) Gold label events: the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon and the Ottawa 10K.
Featuring the beautiful scenery of Canada’s capital, the top-notch organization of an IAAF event, the atmosphere of hundreds of thousands of spectators, and a fast course perfect both for personal bests and first-timers, this is a world-class marathon that must be experienced.
The Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon is also one of Canada’s largest Boston Qualifiers.The marathon route begins and ends at Ottawa City Hall.
Course HighlightsThe marathon features a fast, scenic route with few elevation changes and travels through some of Ottawa's most vibrant neighbourhoods and popular landmarks.It is a unique course in that it travels through two Canadian provinces.
directions_runStart Address: Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, ON, Canada
flagFinish Address: Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, ON, Canada
With the start and finish lines for Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend located right downtown, many of Ottawa’s hotels are within walking distance.
After Race Services
We have a legal satellite operation of the Ottawa Hospital on site providing medical care in close partnership with Ottawa Paramedics.
Marathon is limted to 18 and older, the half marathon is 16 and up.
Approximately every 3K in all races.
In addition to the commemorative medals that all runners receive, we also have prizes for the top male and female finisher in various age categories.
Parking is limited. Participants are encouraged to take the bus, bike or walk..Parking is available under City Hall right at the start/finish area.
Provided Photo Service
Race Kit Includes
Shirt and Race Bib (timing chip). A Virtual Event Bag is sent to all registrants in the week leading into Race Weekend
Free concerts on the Celebration Stage and delicious refreshments – meaning beer.The stage is at Ottawa City Hall’s Festival Plaza.
Sportstats is the Official Timer of all races
The race information has been found on the official website of the event or through publicly available sources. Always refer to the official website the latest race information. Please let us know if any data is wrong or missing, by emailing us.