2017 Ottawa 10K race results

OTTAWA, ONTARIO – May 27, 2017 – The following are results from the IAAF Gold Label 10K race held at 6:30 p.m. (ET) this evening at the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend.

Top 3 women overall:

  1. 31:35 – Netsanet Gudeta (Ethiopia) – age 26 (winner of the gender prize*)
  2. 32:08 – Paskalia Chepkorir (Kenya) – age 28
  3. 32:46 – Monicah Ngige (Kenya) – age 23

*In the 2017 Ottawa 10K Gender Competition, the women’s professional field was given a 3 minute 10 second head start over the men’s professional field. When a woman crosses the finish line before a man, she wins the $4,000.00 Gender Competition prize.

Top 20 finishers (PDF)

Top 3 men overall:

  1. 28:43 – Leul Gebresilase (Ethiopia) – age 24
  2. 29:05 – Martin Hehir (USA) – age 24
  3. 29:33 – Nicholas Bor (Kenya) – age 29

10K Canadian Champions

Woman: 33:35 – Rachel Cliff (Vancouver) – age 29

Man: 30:09 – Eric Gillis – (Guelph) – age 37

Top 3 Canadian women:

  1. 33:35 – Rachel Cliff (Vancouver) – age 29
  2. 33:55 – Natasha Wodak (Vancouver) – age 34
  3. 34:46 – Victoria Coates (Hamilton) – age 25

Top 3 Canadian men:

  1. 30:09 – Eric Gillis – (Guelph) – age 37
  2. 30:31 – Kevin Blackney (Prince Albert) – age 25
  3. 30:42 – Kevin Coffey (Vancouver) – age 30

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Awards and prizes

The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend 

The 2017 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend will welcome close to 43,000 participants in six races, including the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon, the Scotiabank Half Marathon, the Ottawa 10K, the HTG Sports 5K, the Ottawa 2K and Scotiabank Ottawa Kids Marathon. Last year, runners raised close to $800,000 for 61 local and national charities through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge. 

The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is one of only two running events in the world to host two IAAF Gold Label races: the Ottawa 10K and the Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon. The 2017 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend will take place on May 27-28, 2017. For more information or to register: www.runottawa.ca.