Give the gift of running this holiday season

Need the perfect gift for the runner (or runners) in your life?

Starting this holiday season, you can now purchase gift certificates for any of the six races at the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, which takes place on May 27 and 28, 2017.

From the IAAF Gold Label Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon all the way down to the Scotiabank Kids Marathon, there are distances for runners of all ages and skill levels.

And the sights, sounds and electric atmosphere of Canada’s biggest running party are sure to make it a gift they’ll never forget.

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Where can I purchase Run Ottawa gift certificate?

Gift certificates are available for purchase at the link above.

How will I receive the gift certificate?

After you complete your purchase, you will receive an email copy of the gift certificate, which you can then print out.

What happens if the person I give the gift certificate to can’t participate?

Gift certificates are non-refundable but giftees may transfer their race to another runner or sell their spot in the race on the bib market.

Do the gift cards expire?

Yes, gift certificates are only good for this year’s race. They expire on June 1, 2017.

What Terms and Conditions apply?

All terms and conditions that apply to runners registering themselves also apply when purchasing a gift certificate. Please review the terms and conditions before completing your purchase.

Who can I contact with questions regarding gift certificates?

Please send any questions regarding gift certificates to