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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 […]


Ottawa Race Weekend – Registration Now Open

Registration for Ottawa Race weekend opened up as of October 1, 2015. The 2016 events will be held on May 28 & 29 end early registration is encouraged as most of the race distances will sell out.  The event once again offers a marathon, 1/2 marathon, 10k, 5k and 2k. There’s nothing like signing up […]

Posted Oct 04, 2015 | Categories: Ottawa, Ontario

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 […]


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 […]


Beer Runs in Ottawa, Ontario

Beer and running just happen to be two of our favourite things and over the last few years beer runs have exploded across North America. From “Beer Mile” events which consist of drinking 4 beers over the course of a mile to beer themed events which feature runs between breweries or in conjunction with a […]

Posted Jun 20, 2015 | Categories: Other

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