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The
Pulse
Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Newsletter
Current Issue: May 2014

Welcome to the Pulse, the Race Weekend Edition. This is Run Ottawa's biggest week of the year, as we welcome tens of thousands of runners to Canada's largest multi-day running event — the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend. And Ottawa is buzzing.

If you're running this weekend, you should have already received a Race Director email with information about things like race kit pick-up and baggage check. Now it's time to focus on getting pumped up. We have highlights from some of our favourite interviews, tips for race day fueling, and a great contest to help us celebrate 40 years of running in Ottawa. See you on the start line!

Race News

May 2014

Race Weekend Cheat Sheet

Running a marathon is no small feat. But first you need to get to the start line. Use these quick links to find useful information on the Run Ottawa website that will help you navigate the weekend. Read More »

May 2014

Wear Your Favourite Ottawa Marathon Race Shirt For The 40th Kick-Off Party!

This is your official invite to join us at Ottawa City Hall's Festival Plaza at noon on May 22nd for remarks from Mayor Jim Watson. a "class picture", and a 2K warm-up run led by the first winners of the Ottawa Marathon. Read More »

May 2014

Share your Best Time and Win with TIMEX

Between May 20th and May 27th, we invite you to tell us about your best time ever running at the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend—or show us with a photo. Read more. Read More »

May 2014

Exclusive Preview of 'Transcend' featuring Wesley Korir

'Transcend' captures the elusive spirit of long-distance running, and the impact this spirit can have on the world. Get inspired for your race this weekend by catching one of the three, free viewings. Read More »

May 2014

Watch out for the Dream Team!

During the marathon look out for runners wearing these shirts. If you need a high-five or word of encouragement, you know they'll be with you every step of the way. Read More »

May 2014

Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon And Lowertown Brewery Ottawa 10K Live Broadcast Information

The Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon and Lowertown Brewery Ottawa 10K will again be broadcast worldwide on www.runottawa.ca and locally on Rogers-TV (channel 22). Read More »

Interview

May 2014

Running Talk - Year in Review

Over the past year, we've had the opportunity to talk to an amazing and inspiring group of runners. To get you pumped up for the weekend, here are some of our favourite moments from those interviews. Read More »

Nutrition

May 2014

Five Tips for Race Day Fueling

It's no secret that one of the most critical success factors in having a great race day is getting the right amount of hydration and fuel to keep you going. Here are five tips on fueling for the big race. Read More »

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