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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)


  • 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.


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]
@runfuse | @ottawamarathon

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