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Expo + Race Kit

If you are running the Ottawa 2K or HTG Sports Ottawa 5K, you must pick up your Race Kit by 1 p.m. on Saturday, May 24th.

RACE KIT PICK UP

All participants must pick up their race kits prior to their event. You will only be able to pick up your kits at the Health and Fitness Expo during the posted expo hours. Runners unable to pick up their race kits prior to their event may have a friend or family member pick it up for them. Photo ID is not requed. Click here for directions.

The Expo is open as follows:

  • Thursday May 22nd 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm
  • Friday May 23th 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Saturday May 24th 9:00 am to 4:00 pm

HEALTH & FITNESS EXPO

The Health and Fitness Expo is free and open to public. The expo focuses on the health, fitness and wellness of runners. Exhibitors include retailers, personal trainers, nutritionists, physiotherapists, souvenir clothing, destination marathons, sampling booths and health professionals.

LOCATION

Ottawa Convention Centre
55 Colonel By Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1N 9J2
Click here for directions.

PARKING

Parking will be available for a fee at Ottawa Convention Centre. Click here for rates.

BIKE PARKING AT EXPO

New this year, there will be supervised bike parking at the Expo on Thursday, Friday and Saturday. Leave your bike in a fenced supervised area rather than trying to find a free spot on the Expo stairs. Look for the pop-up tent across from the Expo (between Colonel By and the canal). This is a free service provided by the Nakkertok Racing Committee with a suggested $2 donation to help support the Nakkertok youth racing program.

Hours of operation:

  • Thursday, May 22 (15:00 - 20:00)
  • Friday, May 23 (9:00 - 20:00)
  • Saturday, May 24 (8:00 - 20:30)

*Note that there is no parking along Colonel By Drive at any time. Cars parked on Colonel By will be ticketed and towed.  

HEALTH AND FITNESS EXPO SCHEDULE

THURSDAY, MAY 22, 2014

Time

Event

Location

4:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Health and Fitness Expo and Race Kit pick up Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
5:00 p.m. Eliminate the Guesswork with your Training and Fueling with Ken Brunet - Exercise Physiologist at Peak Centre for Human Performance Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
6:00 p.m. Transcend: movie screening with Tad Munnings and Michael Del Monte - Story Stream Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive

FRIDAY, MAY 23, 2014

Time

Event

Location

10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Health and Fitness Expo and Race Kit pick up Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
4:00 p.m. Why Kenyans Run so Fast? with Dr. Gurpreet Mand - Marketing at Volare Sports Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
5:00 p.m. Running, Jumping and Throwing for Kids: Guidelines for Parents, Children and Teachers with Joe Burke - Youth Program Coordinator at the Ottawa Lions Track & Field Club Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
6:00 p.m. Pasta Dinner Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
6:00 p.m. Transcend: movie screening with Tad Munnings and Michael Del Monte - Story Stream Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive

SATURDAY, MAY 24, 2014

Time

Event

Location

9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Health and Fitness Expo and Race Kit pick up Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
10:00 a.m. Pre + Post Stretching with Donna Davis Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
11:00 a.m. Eliminate the Guesswork with your Training and Fueling with Brian Kehoe - Exercise Physiologist at Peak Centre for Human Performance Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
12:00 p.m. Why Kenyans Run so Fast? with Dr. Gurpreet Mand - Marketing at Volare Sports Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
1:00 p.m. Transcend: movie screening with Tad Munnings and Michael Del Monte - Story Stream Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
3:00 p.m. Running, Jumping and Throwing for Kids: Guidelines for Parents, Children and Teachers with Joe Burke - Youth Program Coordinator at the Ottawa Lions Track & Field Club Convention Centre, 55 Colonel By Drive
6:00 p.m. Pasta Dinner Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent Street

OTTAWA MARATHON COURSE TOUR

Complimentary tours of the marathon course will take place on Saturday May 24, 2014. Participants will travel along the route and past many of Ottawa's scenic tourist spots. You will need to pick-up your complimentary tour ticket at the Info Kiosk at the expo as there is limited seating. To board the bus you will need your tour ticket. Tours depart and end at the Health and Fitness Expo. Please check at the information kiosk for the exact location

DEPARTURE TIMES

 9:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m., and 1:30 p.m.

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