Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon

The Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon is Canada’s largest and fastest marathon. One of two IAAF Gold Label marathon events in Canada, the race attracts thousands of participants, including a world-class contingent of pro athletes every year. The Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon is one of Canada’s largest Boston Qualifiers.


Date: May 26, 2019

Start time: 7:00 a.m.

Entry Fees

Date Regular Fee Run Ottawa Member
Sept. 1 to Nov. 30 $110.00 $100.00
Dec. 1 to Feb. 15 $120.00 $110.00
Feb. 16 to May 20 $130.00 $120.00
May 21 to May 25 $150.00 $140.00

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Race Notes

  • Boston Marathon Qualifier
  • The race is open to all runners and walkers.
  • This event has a wave start with each corral sent off approximately every two minutes.
  • Water stations every approximately 3KMs and Xact Nutrition Stations at 14K and 26K.
  • Misting stations at every water station.
  • Toilets at every water station.
  • Sponge stations at 16K, 25K and 36K.
  • Full medical services on the route and at the finish line.
  • There are no strollers allowed in this event.
  • There is a time limit of 7 hours in this event.
  • This race is broadcast live on TV and online.

2018 Winners

  • Male: Elius Kiptanui (Kenya) – 2:10:14
  • Female: Guteni Imana (Ethiopia) – 2:30:18

Marathon Records

  • Male (2014): Yemane Tsegay (Ethiopia) – 2:06:54
  • Female (2018): Gelete Burka (Ethiopia) – 2:22:17

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