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Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

28-29 May 2022 (Sat - Sun)

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Marathon, Half marathon, 10 km, 5 km, 2km, 17km, 36.10km, Ultra marathon - 59.20km

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

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The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is the most popular running event in Canada. It includes the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon which is the largest marathon in Canada. Several other races are held during the Tamarack Race Weekend with the Ottawa Half Marathon and the Ottawa 10K being the most popular. If you are looking for a spring race that has a fast course and attracts thousands of spectators who create an amazing atmosphere you should definitely run in Ottawa. The city is beautiful at this time of the year and the course of the Ottawa Marathon showcases some of the most iconic landmarks.

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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 hosts a  World Athletics  Gold label event: the Tamarack Ottawa Marathon.

Featuring the beautiful scenery of Canada’s capital, the top-notch organization of a World Athletics 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 Tamarack Ottawa Marathon is also one of Canada’s largest Boston Qualifiers.The marathon route begins and ends at Ottawa City Hall. 


Course details

Course profile
rolling
Course surface
Asphalt
Other tags
Boston qualifier
Capital
City
IAAF Gold Label
Scenic
Urban
Course highlights
The 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.
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Start address: Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Finish address: Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Practicalities

Accommodation

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.

Age Limit

Marathon is limted to 18 and older, the half marathon is 16 and up.

Aid Stations

Approximately every 3K in all races.

Award Medals

All finishers receive commemorative medals 

Equipment Storage

A Gear/Baggage check is offered to all participants.  It opens an hour before and remains open for the duration of the event

Maximum Time

Participants not past the 27K point by 1100hrs are directed to the Finish Line

Parking

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

Marathon Photos

Race Kit Includes

Race Bib with timing chip. A unique 2022 Race Shirts is  available for purchase. A Virtual Event Bag is sent to all registrants in the week leading into Race Weekend.

Refreshments

Free concerts on the Celebration Stage and delicious refreshments – meaning beer.The stage is at Ottawa City Hall’s Festival Plaza.

Timing

Sportstats is the Official Timer of all races 

Reviews

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4.5

Frequently asked questions

When and where can I collect my BIB/race pack?

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Race Kit Pick Up is at the Shaw Convention Centre

Can someone collect my race pack for me?

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Yes though they should have a copy of the registration confirmation

How do I get to the race location?

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OC Transpo website has a route planner on their website if you want to use public transit. Taxis and ride services can drop off within a block of the start lines

Can I change the distance after I purchase a ticket?

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Yes. A nominal charge will apply for moving to a less expensive race. The fee plus the difference in price will be charged for moving to a more expensive distance

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

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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.