Media Schedule

Friday, May 22 – Credentials pick-up and News conferences

 

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Media Credentials Pick-up

(Run Ottawa office, Ottawa City Hall, 1st Floor)

10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Ottawa 10K Pros News Conference

Q&A with top 4 men and women; one-on-one interviews; photos

(Ottawa City Hall, Councillor Lounge, 2nd Floor, Lisgar St.)

11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Marathon Pros News Conference + Lunch

Q&A with top 4 men and women; one-on-one interviews; photos

(Ottawa City Hall, Councillor Lounge, 2nd Floor, Lisgar St.)

1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. News Conference – General

Speeches, one-on-one interviews with organizers, sponsors, charities and exceptional runners

(Ottawa City Hall, Councillor’s Room, 2nd Floor, Lisgar St.)

Saturday, May 23 – 2K, 5K, 10K Race Day

 

9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Media Credentials Pick-up

(Run Ottawa office, Ottawa City Hall, 1st Floor)

2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Media Center Open

Food and beverages available, credentials pick up

(Ottawa City Hall, Richmond Room, 2nd Floor, Lisgar St.)

3:00 p.m. 2K Race Start

(Start Line: Elgin St. at Laurier Ave.)

3:05 p.m.:   Finish Line

4:00 p.m. HTG 5K Race Start

(Laurier Ave. at Elgin St.)

4:15 p.m.: Finish Line

6:30 p.m. Ottawa 10K Race Start

(Laurier Ave. at Elgin St.)

6:55 p.m.: Finish Line

Winners available for scrum at Media Tent following the Finish.

 

 

Sunday, May 24 – Marathon, Half-Marathon, Kids Marathon Race Day

 

6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Media Center Open

Food and beverages available

(Ottawa City Hall, Richmond Room, 2nd Floor, Lisgar St.)

6:55 a.m. Wheelchair Marathon Start

(Elgin St. at Laurier Ave.)

7:00 a.m. Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon Start

(Elgin St. at Laurier Ave.)

9:00 a.m.: Finish Line

8:00 a.m. Scotiabank Ottawa Kids Marathon Start

(Elgin St. at Laurier Ave.)

8:02 a.m.: Finish Line

9:00 a.m. Scotiabank Ottawa Half Marathon Start

(Elgin St. at Laurier Ave.)

9:55 a.m.: Finish Line

11:30 a.m. Closing news conference

Weekend wrap-up with Race Director John Halvorsen and Pro athlete coordinator Manny Rodrigues; presentation of cheque to partner charities by Scotiabank

(Ottawa City Hall, Councillor Lounge, 2nd Floor, Lisgar St.)

Winners available for scrum at Finish Line following the Finish.