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Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend news conference

Elite runners, organizers and fundraisers available to media

MAY 22, 2013 – OTTAWA – Media are invited to meet select elite athletes, organizers and representatives of official charities at a news conference to kick off the 2013 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend.

Date:               Friday, May 24, 2013
Time:             1:00 p.m.
Location:        Health and Fitness Expo, Ottawa Convention Centre (see star on map)

Available:

  • John Halvorsen, Race Director and President, Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
  • Manny Rodrigues, Elite Athlete Coordinator, Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
  • Several elite runners (subject to change), including:

Marathon women:
Yeshi Esayias, Maria Konovalova, Netsanet Achamo, Sechale Delasa, Ruth Wanjiru; Canadians Lioudmila Kortchaguina, Catrin Jones

Marathon men:
Laban Moiben, Tariku Jufar, James Mbugua, Nixon Machichim, Terefi Kebede.

10K women:
Firehiwot Dado, Malika Assahah, Joyce Chepkirui; Canadians Lanni Marchant, Natasha Fraser, Krista Duchene.

10K men:
Geoffrey Mutai, Endeshaw Negesse, Ahmed Baday, Edwin Kipyego, Adugna Bikila; Canadian Rob Watson

  • Michelle van Vliet, Director of Communications and Marketing, The Ottawa Hospital Foundation,
  • Tosha Rhodenizer, Vice President, Health, Wellness and Family Engagement. YMCA

Lunch will be served beginning at 12 p.m.

Contact:  

Annie Boucher
Relations avec les médias | Media relations
Fin de semaine des courses Tamarack d'Ottawa | Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
613-863-3702 (SMS and voice)
[email protected]
www.runottawa.ca
@runfuse | @ottawamarathon

Run Ottawa Club