Ottawa 10K

PERMIT_RRG_LABEL_FULL-COLOUR (1)The Ottawa 10K is the only IAAF Gold Label 10K event in Canada and one of only four IAAF Gold Label 10Ks in the world. The Ottawa 10K attracts one of the world’s best fields of pro runners as well as thousands of participants from across the National Capital Region. The race is also home to the Canadian 10K Championships.

Date and Time

Date: May 25, 2019 Race start: 6:30 p.m.

Entry Fees

Date Regular Fee Run Ottawa Member Youth (18 and under)
Sept. 1 to Nov. 30 2019 $65.00 $55.00 $45.00
Dec. 1 to Feb. 15 2019 $70.00 $60.00
Feb. 16 to May 20 2019 $80.00 $70.00
May 21 to May 25 2019 $90.00 $80.00

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Race Notes

  • This event has a wave start with each corral sent off approximately every 2-4 minutes.
  • 3 water stations along route with tables on both sides of the road.
  • Misting stations at every water station.
  • Toilets at every water station.
  • There are no strollers allowed in this event.
  • This race is broadcast live on TV and online.

2018 Winners

  • Male :Leul Gebresilase (Ethiopia)– 28:43
  • Female: Netsanet Gudeta (Ethiopia) – 31:35

10K Records

  • Male (2009): Deriba Merga (Ethiopia) – 27:24
  • Female (2015): Gladys Cherono (Kenya) – 30:55

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The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend became the host of the Canadian 10K Championships in 2015!


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