Ottawa 5K presented by ASICS Runkeeper




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The Ottawa 5K presented by ASICS Runkeeper takes participants past Ottawa’s historic Parliament buildings, by the storied Chateau Laurier and along the Rideau Canal for a 5K tour of some of Ottawa’s most notable landmarks.

From the region’s fastest runners competing for bragging rights to families running and walking together for charity, the Ottawa 5K presented by ASICS Runkeeper brings together the entire running spectrum in one blast of performance and positivity.

Date: Saturday, May 28, 2022
Time: 4:00 pm ET
Location: Ottawa City Hall
110 Laurier Ave W, Ottawa, Ontario

View the interactive course map. To see the course elevation profile look for the elevation symbol next to the race.

Included with your registration:

  • A commemorative 2022 Finisher medal
  • A personalized race bib (register before May 1, 2022)
  • Water on course
  • Timing by Sportstats
  • Post-race refreshments
  • Free premium upgrade of Runkeeper to Runkeeper GO, which includes access to customizable training plans.
  • Virtual option available

Additional features:

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

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 the Green Bib fund which supports the Desjardins Charity Challenge.

Course notes:

  • Kilometre markers
  • 2 water/nuun stations at 2K and 4K

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.

Race Day Schedule

Information will be available closer to the race date.

For answers to your Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) please visit the Registration Information page.