Ottawa 10K


2020 REGISTRATION begins September 24, 2019.
**All information, pricing and race notes are subject to change. Course map reflects 2019 race route.

The Ottawa 10K is the only IAAF Gold Label 10K event in Canada and one of only four IAAF Gold Label 10Ks in the world. The Ottawa 10K 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 Canadian 10K Championships.

Date and Time

Date: May 23, 2020
Race start: 6:30 p.m.
Start location:  Colonel By Drive

Race Notes

  • This event has a wave start with each corral sent off approximately every 2-4 minutes.
  • 3 water stations along route with tables on both sides of the road.
  • Misting stations at every water station.
  • Toilets at every water station.
  • There are no strollers allowed in this event.
  • This race is broadcast live on TV and online.

2019 Winners

  • Male: Mohammed Ziani (Morocco)– 28:12
  • Female: Dorcas Kimeli (Kenya) – 31:09

Event Records

  • Male (2009): Deriba Merga (Ethiopia) – 27:24
  • Female (2015): Gladys Cherono (Kenya) – 30:55

The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend became the host of the Canadian 10K Championships in 2015!


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