Frost Country


This ain’t no regular foot race!

As part of the 2023 Canadian Cross Country Championships presented by Athletics Canada, Run Ottawa is hosting an open XC race for anyone who wants to hit the trails at Terry Fox Athletic Facility for a different kind of race experience! Prepare to run over grass, gravel, wood chips…and maybe a little mud (or snow), and have fun with the community! Youth 12-18 are invited to participate for free!

Date: Saturday November 25, 2023
Time: TBA
Location: Terry Fox Athletic Facility, Mooney’s Bay

Please visit Race Roster to see current pricing.

Timing by Sportstats will be provided.

Bib pick-up:

  • TBA

Run more, save more! Register for the Run Ottawa Race Series and find more information here!


Q) Will there be washrooms available?
Comfort stations will be available within close proximity of the start/finish line. Please wear a mask.

Q) Is there parking available on site?
A: The tiered parking off Riverside Dr. is free on weekends.

Q) Can I run with a stroller?
This event contains obstacles and mud that can’t accommodate stroller usage.

Q) Will times be uploaded onto Sportstats?
Yes, if everything goes as planned, the timing will be official and uploaded to Sportstats.

Q) Will there be finisher medals for Frost Country?
For this event, there won’t be medals BUT there will be many random prize giveaways at the event.

Q) Will there be podium prizes awarded?
The top 3 male, female, and non-binary finishers will be awarded a prize.