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Upcoming Running, Cycling & Triathlon Races in Ottawa, ON

Hi everyone, Below are some of the upcoming races in the Ottawa, ON area:   Aug 12: Night Race Ottawa (10k; 5k;1k) Aug 12: Riverkeeper 4K Open Water Swim Aug 19: Le Petit Train du Nord (232k Cycle) Aug 20: Somersault – Thousand Islands Triathlon & Duathlon Aug 20: Somersault – Brockville Downtown 5K & […]

The History of the Winterlude Triathlon

By Rick Hellard Race Director and Head Coach Zone3sports Ever wonder about the history of the Winterlude Triathlon and how it got started? If not, then stop here.  If the answer to that question is yes, then read on. In 1984, Glenda Jones of the Ottawa Pacers Speedskating Club came up with the ingenious idea to […]

Canada Man Xtreme Triathlon Comes to Lac-Mégantic, Quebec – Canada

November 22, 2016 by Graham Acreman @ Canada Man Xtreme Triathlon Comes to Lac-Mégantic, Quebec – Canada Canada Man (and Canada Woman) Extreme Triathlon is coming to Lac-Mégantic, Quebec July 9, 2017. The course is an Iron Distance event with a 3.8km swim followed by a 180km ride and capped off with a full 42.2km […]

Posted Nov 22, 2016 | Categories: Events

5 Marathons in and Around Ottawa, Ontario

The Ottawa Marathon is the best known marathon in and around Ottawa, Ontario – the scenic capital of Canada. It’s also Canada’s largest marathon and is one of two IAAF Gold Label marathon events in the country. But did you know there are 5 marathons within 100kms (62 miles) of Ottawa? They’re held in the […]

Rattle Me Bones Back for 2015

It’s back! Rattle Me Bones is a running race held since 1993 and has raised more than $1,000,000 in support of the Ottawa Hospital Foundation. The event was canceled  in 2014 due to a number changes in the volunteer committee however, organizers have re-grouped and the event is scheduled for Sunday, October 25. Rattle Me […]

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