Ottawa 10K


**This event is now VIRTUAL. Please see the Virtual Event FAQs before registering. **

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 (now virtual).

Date: May 15-September 7, 2020

Race Notes (not applicable to 2020)

  • 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


Please refer to Awards and Prizes for more details.


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