Grit and Grind Trail Race


Introducing Run Ottawa’s Grit and Grind Trail Race!

Get ready for an adrenaline-packed adventure! Introducing Run Ottawa’s all-new Grit and Grind Trail Race at Camp Fortune, Gatineau Park on Sunday, August 25, 2024! Choose between the 5km(ish) or 10km(ish) route and challenge yourself amidst breathtaking scenery and thrilling trails. It’s not just a race, it’s an experience you’ll never forget. 

Kids can try a 1km trail too! Lace up those shoes and face the grind with the national capital’s running community!

Green Bib funds go to Sauvetage Bénévole Outaouais – Ottawa Volunteer Search and Rescue (SBO-OVSAR)—their assistance in putting on this event is essential! 

Event Info

Date: Sunday, August 25, 2024

Location: Camp Fortune 300 Dunlop Rd, Chelsea, Quebec J9B 2N3

Start times:

1K: 8:30 a.m.
10K & 5K: 9:00 a.m.


Kids 1K

5ish km

10ish km


Your registration includes:

  • A custom Grit & Grind Trail Race medal (unless you select the Green Bib option)
  • A personalized race bib
  • Professional Timing by Sportstats
  • Post-race snacks 
  • Random prize draws for all participants!
  • Optional purchase add-on: commemorative t-shirt
  • Tons of challenging fun with the community!

Please visit Race Roster to see current pricing.

Timing: Results will be posted at



In an effort to offer participants the opportunity to reduce their environmental footprint and support their community, Run Ottawa has initiated a Green Bib option at registration. The Green Bib DOES NOT include a medal or a race t-shirt (unless purchased). Instead, $10 of your registration fee goes directly to  Sauvetage Bénévole Outaouais – Ottawa Volunteer Search and Rescue (SBO-OVSAR).

Please note: This event is not suitable for strollers or mobility devices.