Lumberjack Challenge



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Are you a runner who loves to push the limits? The Lumberjack Challenge is for you.

Lumberjack Challenge participants will run four events during the 2022 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend: the Ottawa 2K presented by ASICS Runkeeper, the Ottawa 5K presented by ASICS Runkeeper, the Ottawa 10K presented by Otto’s Ottawa and the Tartan Ottawa International Marathon.

Four events. For a whopping 59.2 KM in total distance!

Challenge participants will get a unique challenge t-shirt and medal, as well as a medal from each race!

The Lumberjack Challenge is restricted to participants 18 years of age and older.

How much does it cost?

When you register for the Lumberjack Challenge, you are registering for four different events. The cost of the challenge is those four events and includes the extra swag.

I am already registered for one of these events. Can I still register?

Yes! Access your personalized dashboard through your confirmation email and you will see the option to join the challenge.  You will be charged only for the remaining races needed to complete the challenge.

Included with your registration:

  • A commemorative 2022 Finisher medal
  • A personalized race bib (register before May 1, 2022)
  • Nuun and Xact Nutrition on course
  • Photography by
  • Timing by Sportstats
  • Post-race beer
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Virtual option available