Ottawa Marathon – Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Whether it’s your first race or your twentieth, the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is always something special. Featuring six amazing events – the marathon, half marathon, 10K, 5K, 2K and kids marathon – the weekend brings close to 50,000 runners and tens of thousands of spectators to Canada’s capital. And among those runners are some of the world’s best. The IAAF gold label 10K and the silver label Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon regularly feature Olympic athletes and running champions from all the world. But the weekend is about more than just running. In the past years, runners have raised over $800,000 for local and national charities as part of the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. There’s also no shortage of fun activities for runners and spectators before and after the race, including live entertainment, a beer garden and a Health and Fitness Expo all near the starting area. Come be a part of Canada’s best running experience!