Join Run Ottawa

Become a member and enjoy the benefits of belonging to Run Ottawa


Run Ottawa is a membership-based, not-for-profit running organization that is dedicated to promoting running as both a healthy and fun recreational activity and a competitive sport for men, women and youth in Canada’s National Capital Region. It’s easy to sign up: register online and join the Run Ottawa running community!

Membership is an affordable $35/year and comes with many benefits:

Race Entry Discounts

Save $5.00 on entry fees for Run Ottawa events, including the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend! Identify yourself as a member when you register online to automatically receive your discount. Member discount cannot be combined with other promotions.

Social Runs

Enjoy being part of a community. Members have the opportunity to combine training and socializing at low-key social runs. Meet, share and encourage fellow runners while you work towards your own goals!

Monthly 5K Time Trials

On the first Saturday of every month, members can test their fitness and measure improvement at Run Ottawa’s friendly and FREE Saturday 5k Race Series at the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum.

Local Discounts

Run Ottawa members receive discounts at some of Ottawa’s top sports retailers! Just show your membership card to receive your member discount:

Regular Giveaways

Exclusive member prizing at Run Ottawa events and regular monthly giveaways help to keep you equipped and motivated to stay on course!

Run Excursions 

Every year, Run Ottawa organizes two bus trips to popular out-of-town races, such as the Philadelphia Marathon. Members get the first opportunity to register at a special rate.


Questions or suggestions? Email Lisa Georges, Run Ottawa Members Coordinator