Ottawa 5K

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

The Ottawa 5K 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 biggest landmarks.

Date and Time

Date: Saturday, May 23, 2020
Race start: 4:00 p.m.
Start location: Laurier and Elgin

Entry Fees

Become a member of Run Ottawa and get an immediate $10 off when you register for any 2020 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend event! Find out more here!

Date Regular Fee Run Ottawa Member Youth (18 and under)
Sept. 1 to Nov. 30 $50.00 $40.00 $35.00
Dec. 1 to Feb. 15 $55.00 $45.00
Feb 16 to May 20 $60.00 $50.00
May 21 to May 25 $70.00 $60.00


Race Notes

  • This event has a wave start with each corral sent off approximately every two-four minutes.
  • There is one water stations and two misting stations along the route.
  • No strollers are allowed in this event.

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