Archives for the ‘Events’ category

Why is the Army Run and Terry Fox Run Held on the Same Date?

Written by: Graham Acreman September 19, 2015 On several occasions now the Army Run and Terry Fox Run have been held on the same date.  It’s hard to understand why these two great events conflict in timing.  Both support great causes: the Terry Fox Run, now celebrating 35 years is the largest fundraising event in […]


10 Races Worth Checking Out in the Greater Ottawa Area

Written by: Graham Acreman April 25, 2015 Ottawa and the surrounding area offers one of the highest per capita number of races in North America. On almost every weekend in late spring and summer you can choose from a wide range of events. Whether you’re into running, cycling, triathlons or obstacle course races there is […]

Posted May 12, 2015 | Categories: Events

Manotick Miler – Fun, Fitness and Community Spirit

Written by: Graham Acreman March 10, 2015 Manotick Miler is unique running event with a strong emphasis on community building. We sat down with race co-founder Danielle Guffie recently to learn more about this growing event. RC Ok, first question – Help us understand the “Miles”; why are the Manotick Miler race distances are all […]

Posted Mar 10, 2015 | Categories: Events

Rattle Me Bones Running Event Cancelled For 2014

The Ottawa Hospital Foundation (OHF) has announced that this year’s edition of the Rattle Me Bones running event has been cancelled.  Stephanie Egan from the OHF advised that the cancelation was very unfortunate and the decision to do so was not taken lightly.  Ultimately, changes within the volunteer organizing committee coupled with a lack of […]

Posted Sep 18, 2014 | Categories: Events

MEC Ottawa Race 2 – Spring Gallop

The Spring Gallop 5k & 10k runs were held this morning at the scenic Nepean Equestrian Park.  Parking was easy and free (always a bonus) and the sun was shining making it feel a bit warmer than the 4C that it was. The cool temperatures didn’t seem to deter anyone and a number of runners […]

Posted Apr 27, 2014 | Categories: Events

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