Kids Run Ottawa

Kids Run Ottawa is a community-based initiative developed to get kids up and running and encourage active, healthy lifestyles from a young age.

All of the following Run Ottawa events are specific to kids ages 6-12, so that they may enjoy the sense of accomplishment and pride that comes with crossing the finish line of a running event.

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend

May 25-26, 2019

Scotiabank Ottawa Kids Marathon

Family 2K

Ottawa 5K (10+)

Kids Run Ottawa medal series

Emilie’s Run 1K

Canada Day Road Races 1K

The 5/15 Farm Run 1K presented by Sports 4

Cookie Run 1.5K presented by Bushtukah

Collect all four medals and receive a Talent Identification Project Card from the Ottawa Lions Track & Field Club, Information of the TIP Scholarship Programs can be found here. The Lions Track & Field Club currently offers programs that provide children with opportunities to develop and improve their athletic abilities while having fun. Visit for more program information.

Kids Run Ottawa free events

Saturday Free 1K presented by Sports 4

Beaver Chase 2K Trail Series

Canada Day Road Races Tot Trot 100m

The Kids Run Ottawa initiative is supported by Government of Ontario funding.

If you have any questions, please email the Run Ottawa Kids Run Ottawa Program Coordinator, Lisa Georges.