Ottawa 10K presented by Otto’s Ottawa


The Ottawa 10K presented by Otto’s Ottawa attracts one of the world’s best fields of pro runners as well as thousands of participants from across the National Capital Region. The race is also home to the 2023 Canadian 10K Championships. This year Moh Ahmed Commits to Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend, sets up showdown with Levins!

Starting at Ottawa City Hall, the course takes runners down the famous Rideau Canal (UNESCO World Heritage Site) and by the tulips of Dow’s Lake before heading across the Pretoria Bridge to an exciting finish in front of thousands of cheering spectators.

The Ottawa 10K presented by Otto’s Ottawa is for ages 8 years and up. Strollers are not allowed on course. The Ottawa 2K presented by ASICS Runkeeper is available for those who would like to run with a stroller.

Date: Saturday, May 25, 2024
Time: 6:15 pm ET

*PLEASE NOTE elite women will start at 6:15pm

Location: Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, Ontario

View the detailed, interactive map.

Current event pricing:

$85.00 CAD + applicable fees + hst
In-person, virtual and Green Bib options available
20% off for youth (8-18 years of age)

Expo location for 2024!

Aberdeen Pavilion

Lansdowne Park
1000 Exhibition Way
Ottawa, Ontario
K1S 5J3

Directions: Google map

Hours of Operation:

  • Friday, May 24, 8:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Saturday, May 25, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

Included with your registration:

  • A commemorative 2024 Finisher medal
  • A personalized race bib (register before May 1, 2024)
  • A commemorative, reusable drawstring bag
  • A FREE upgrade to the premium Runkeeper Go™ for personalized training, tailored motivation, and in-depth insights to help reach your goals
  • Water on course
  • Timing by Sportstats
  • A post-race beer from Kichesippi Beer co.
  • Post-race recovery food
  • Virtual option available

Additional features:

  • Commemorative t-shirts by Surge Activewear are available for purchase during registration.
  • Photography and videography available for purchase.

Green bib:

Run Ottawa is offering a Green Bib option at registration for those wishing to reduce their environmental footprint. In lieu of a medal or any mailed amenities, you can choose to divert part of your registration fee to a charity within the Desjardins Charity Challenge.

Elite registration:

Please see athletic standards and 2023 prize purse prior to applying. Applications will open in 2023.

Course Features

  • There are three water/nuun stations on both sides of the road
  • Kilometre markers along the entire route.
  • Portable toilets at every water station.
  • Cheering and entertainment stations.
  • Full medical services on the route and at the finish line.

Hotel Information & Reservations

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend has partnered with several hotels to secure the best pricing for your stay in Ottawa. You can book now or through the confirmation page after your race registration has been completed. Details, including cancellation policies, are available with each hotel listing.