Ottawa Race Calendar


Thanksgiving Monday, October 14th
The perfect distance for kids...and they're free!
A barrier-braking challenge for runners.
For the newcomer, a welcoming distance.
The chance for elites to become champions.

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Ottawa Running Events
A schedule of all of the local races.  As you'll see below, we are extremely fortunate here in the Ottawa area!


Sunday, January 12, 2014
29th Annual Richmond Road Races
Richmond, ON

Sunday, January 20, 2014
Indoor Marathon, Half Marathon, and 10K
Louis Riel Dome, Ottawa

Sunday January 26, 2014
Hypothermic Half Marathon
21.1K, walk or run


Sunday February 16, 2014
In aid of Search and Rescue Global 1
3K/5k/10K walk or run; 1/2 Marathon, Marathon; 2, 4, 8 person relays


Saturday March 15, 2014
St. Patrick’s Day Races

Sunday March 30, 2014
Around the Bay
In aid of of St. Joseph's Healthcare Foundation


Sunday April 13, 2014
Minto Run for Reach
Walk, run, inline skate, wheelchair

In aid of the Smiths Falls Hospital
Smiths Falls, ON

Saturday April 26, 2014
Cornwall Run to End MS
In aid of the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada

Saturday April 27, 2014
Manotick Miler
10/5/3/1 mile races

Sunday, April 26 and 27, 2014
Kingston, ON

Sunday April 27, 2014
Alive to Strive 
In aid of the Alive to Strive Kidney Fitness Project


Sunday, May 3, 2014
Ottawa Physio Race
In aid of Ottawa chapter of the Special Olympics, the Physiotherapy Foundation of Canada and the Eastern Ontario District of the Ontario Physiotherapy Association 
2K/5K/10K, walk, run, wheelchair

Perth, Ontario
2.5 km/5 km/10 km/10 km relay
In support of St. John Elementary School nutrition and education programs.

Saturday, May 3, 2014
Diefenbooker Classic
In aid of the West Carleton branches of the Ottawa Public Library
5K/18K/33K cycle tour

Saturday May 3, 2014
Wakefield Covered Bridge Run
In aid of the Recreation Association of Wakefield
2.5K/5K/10K & 20K trail run

Saturday, May 10, 2014
In aid of the Calvary Christian Academy

In aid of Osgoode Youth Association

Sunday, May 11, 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014

In aid of Kidsport Ottawa

Saturday, May 24-25, 2014



Sunday June 1, 2014
Ottawa Spring Sprint
In aid of Brain Tumour Foundation of Ottawa
2.5K/5K walk or run

Saturday June 7, 2014
Redemption Run
In aid of Harvest House

Saturday June  7, 2014
Barrhaven Run for Roger's House
In aid of Roger's House

Sunday, June 8, 2014

Saturday, June 14, 2014
Britannia Beach 5K Fun Run
In aid of Kidsport
3K/5K, walk or run

Sunday, June 15, 2014

Alterna Ultimate Run for Men’s Cancers

2 km/5 km/10 km, walk or run

Saturday, June 21, 2014
In aid of the MS Society of Canada
5 miles (8.05 Km)

Emilie’s Run
In aid of Children’s Hospital of Eastern Ontario
5K, walk or run for women
Sunday, June 22, 2014
Carp, ON

Sunday, June 23, 2013
Smiths Falls Figure Eight Run
In aid of Chimo Elementary School
5K, walk or run


Sunday July 1, 2013
Bushtukah Canada Day Road Races
1K/5K/10K/Tot Trot, run, walk
Canada Day Road Races

Game of Life 10k (and 1k)
1K/5K/10K Walk/Run

Sunday, July 7, 2013
Sydenham Lakeside Run
Sydenham Lakeside Run

Sunday, July 14, 2013
Carleton Place Heritage Run
In aid of Carleton Place & District Memorial Hospital Foundation
5K walk or run; 10K
Carleton Place Heritage Run

Hintonburg 5k
5k/1k run or walk
Hintonburg 5K

Wednesday July 17, 2013
No Frills 10-Mile Road Race and 11K Fitness Walk 
In aid of the Friends of the Central Experimental Farm
10 miles (16K) run, 11K walk
No Frills 10 Mile Road Race

Sunday, July 21, 2013
MEC Ottawa Race Four - 5k/10k
Terry Fox Athletic Facility
Mooney's Bay Park, 2960 Riverside Drive
Entry fee: $15

Saturday July 27, 2013
Mitsubishi City Chase – Ottawa
In aid of Right to Play
Urban Adventure Race
Mitsubishi City Chase


Saturday Aug 3, 2013
National Capital Run
In aid of Camp Quality - “lifting the spirits of children with cancer”
5K/10K walk or run
National Capital Run

Saturday, August 17, 2013
XCZone Peaks Challenge at Camp Fortune

Sunday August 18, 2013
Brockville Downtown
In aid of the Brockville and area YMCA
5K/10K walk or run
Brockville Downtown Run

The Wooly Bully Races
Amherst Island (near Kingston)
5k and 10k

Tuesday, August 20, 2013
Xerox 10K Fun Run
In aid of The Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation
3K/10K, walk or run. Families welcome.
Xerox 10K Run

Thursday August 29, 2013
Glen Tay Block Race

Saturday, August 31, 2013
Canadian Morning Run
Wylie Ryan Kids Surf n Turf
3 km/8 km Run

Brett Pearson Run for Your Life
Carleton Place, Ontario


Saturday, September 7, 2013
Ringuette Homes Charity 5k Run/Walk
Raising funds for Make a Wish

Sunday, September 8, 2013
MEC Race 5
Mooney's Bay, Ottawa

Run for the Animals
Downtown Ottawa
In support of the Ottawa Humane Society

Saturday, September 14, 2013
Ruby Ribbon Run
In support of the Scotiabank Aids Walk for Life

Sunday, September 15, 2013
Terry Fox Run 
In aid of the Terry Fox Foundation
7K walk, run or wheel at locations throughout the region
Terry Fox Run

Sunday September 22, 2013
Canada Army Run
In aid of Soldier On and the Military Families Fund, initiatives that support injured soldiers and military families in need.
5K and half-marathon
Run, walk, wheel
Army Run

Saturday, September 28, 2013
Wakefield Moonlight River Run

Self-Transcendence Ultra
6/12/24hr Events

Sunday, September 29, 2013
South Ottawa Race Day Half Marathon

Sunday, September 29, 2013

In aid of Mothers Against Drunk Drivers of Ottawa public awareness campaigns and victim services
5K/10K, walk or run


Saturday, October 5, 2013
Sears Great Canadian Run
The Relay to End Kids Cancer
Teams of up to 20 to run/walk from Ottawa to Montebello
Sears Great Canadian Run

Run or Dye
Rideau Carleton Raceway

Sunday, October 6, 2013
Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure
In aid of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation
1K/5K, walk or run

Thursday, October 10, 2013
Wellness Challenge 
In aid of Government of Canada Workplace Charitable Campaign
2.5K/5K, walk or run
Tunney's Pasture, Ottawa
Wellness Challenge

Sunday, October 13, 2012
Ottawa Fall Colours
In aid Kidsport Canada & Cumberland Jr. Grads Hockey 
1K/5K/10K/21.1K walk or run/42.2K Cumberland Village

Thanksgiving Monday, October 14, 2013
- What barrier will you break through?
- Free kids entry with any adult entry.
- Includes 13 heats through the morning with everyone from kids to elites.
- Runs through the heart of Wellington Village in Ottawa's west end.
- Over 300 underprivileged kids running for free.
- Unforgettable medal and awesome t-shirt.

Saturday, October 19, 2013
9 Run Run
Ottawa Emergency Services Run
9 Run Run

Sunday, October 20, 2013
Jim Howe Memorial Cross Country Run
Glendon Pye, 613-993-6918
Jim Howe Memorial Run

Blackburn Cancer Chase
5k Walk/Run
Proceeds to Ottawa Hospital Foundation

Saturday October 26, 2013
Running Scared
All proceeds to the Canadian Diabetes Association

Sunday, October 27, 2013
Ottawa Hospital Rattle Me Bones Road Race
In aid of patient care at The Ottawa Hospital
1K/5K/10K, walk or run
Rattle Me Bones

Saturday, October 26, 2013
Beat Beethoven Run
In aid of Harvest House


Saturday, November 2, 2013
The Cookie Run
In aid of the Girl Guides
The Cookie Run

Saturday, November 2, 2013
Heather Saaltink Memorial Run
In aid of the Boys & Girls Club of Cornwall/SDG
Heather Saaltink Memorial Run

Saturday, November 9, 2013
Parkdale United 5km
Regina Street Elementary School - Ottawa, Ontario

Saturday, November 10, 2013
Mission: Possible
In aid of the Ottawa Mission
Half Marathon and 5k


Saturday, December 7, 2013
Santa Shuffle 
In aid of the Salvation Army
5K run, 1K walk
Santa Shuffle

Saturday, December 31, 2012
Resolution Run/Walk
In aid of the Ottawa YMCA/YWCA
5K/10K, walk or run
Resolution Run