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Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Newsletter
Current Issue: February 2013

The days are slowly growing longer and, with the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend 2013 on the horizon, so are the Sunday morning runs. It’s go time.

This month’s newsletter follows a theme of moving from resolution to action. We talk about setting goals, finding a training plan, and have a chat with top Canadian marathoner Reid Coolsaet. Read on, and no matter your goal, don’t forget to enjoy the journey!

Race News

February 2013

Registration Update

Our update on what is sold out and what is almost sold out. Yes, it’s another record year for the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend. Read More »

February 2013

Feature Charity

This month we profile the Ottawa Hospital and their Run for a Reason campaign. Last year, runners raised more than $545,000 for the hospital. Let’s help them do even better in 2013! Read More »

February 2013

Feature Event

Find out what makes the Y Kids Marathon so special and why now is the time to get your child signed up to run! Read More »


February 2013

From Resolution to Action

Find out how to take your new year's running resolution from good intention to effective training plan to personal best in 2013. Read More »

February 2013

An interview with Reid Coolsaet

We talk to one of Canada’s top distance runners, Olympian Reid Coolsaet and he tells us about his first marathon—which he ran right here in Ottawa. Read More »

Health and Nutrition

February 2013

Recommended Reading

It’s never too early to learn about proper carbo-loading. Or to pick up a few delicious energy-packed recipes for training. This month we review the e-book FuelSmart for Race Day. Read More »

February 2013

Eating for Peak Health and Performance

Got a question for our resident sport dietician and exercise physiologist, Beth Mansfield? Send them our way! Read More »

February 2013

Eat and Run: Chocolate Banana Recovery Shake

Check out this month’s recipe for a chocolate banana shake that will help you recover from your next long run. Read More »

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