News conferences and media schedule

NOTE: The following reflects the 2019 media schedule. 2020 media schedule coming soon.

Friday, May 24 – Credentials pick-up and News conferences

9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Media Credentials Pick-up

(Ottawa City Hall, Richmond Room, 2nd Floor, Lisgar St.

/ Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame)

10:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Photo call – Marathon and 10K elite runners – CANCELLED

(Location; Major’s Hill Park, limited parking at Tavern on the Hill –  weather permitting)

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

Launch News Conference + Lunch

Speeches, one-on-one interviews with organizers, sponsors

(Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame, Ottawa City Hall)

(Refreshments will be served in the Heritage Boardroom)

1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Ottawa 10K Elites News Conference

Q&A with top men and women; one-on-one interviews; photos

(Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame, Ottawa City Hall)

2:30 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Marathon Elites News Conference

Q&A with top men and women; one-on-one interviews; photos

(Ottawa Sport Hall of Fame, Ottawa City Hall)

Saturday, May 25 – 2K, 5K, 10K Race Day

 

9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Media Credentials Pick-up

(Ottawa City Hall, Richmond Room, 2nd Floor, Lisgar St.)

2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Media Center Open

Food and beverages available, credentials pick up

(Ottawa City Hall, Richmond Room, 2nd Floor, Lisgar St.)

3:00 p.m.

2K Race Start

(Start Line: Cartier St. at Cooper St.)

3:05 p.m.:  Finish Line

4:00 p.m.

HTG 5K Race Start

(Laurier Ave. at Elgin St.)

4:15 p.m.: Finish Line

6:30 p.m.

Ottawa 10K Race Start

(Colonel By Parkway South of Laurier St. Bridge)

6:55 p.m.: Finish Line

Winners available for scrum in media area at the Finish Line.

Sunday, May 26 – Marathon, Half-Marathon, Kids Marathon Race Day

 

6:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Media Center Open

Food and beverages available

(Ottawa City Hall, Richmond Room, 2nd Floor, Lisgar St.)

6:55 a.m.

Wheelchair Marathon Start

(Elgin St. at Laurier Ave.)

7:00 a.m.

Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon Start

(Elgin St. at Laurier Ave.)

9:00 a.m.: Finish Line

8:00 a.m.

Scotiabank Ottawa Kids Marathon Start

(Cartier St. at Cooper St.)

8:02 a.m.: Finish Line

9:00 a.m.

Scotiabank Ottawa Half Marathon Start

(Cartier St. at Cooper St.)

9:55 a.m.: Finish Line

11:30 a.m.

Marathon winners news conference*

Race recap and Q&A with winners and elite athlete coordinator Manny Rodrigues

(Councillors’ Lounge, Ottawa City Hall)

12:00 p.m.

Closing news conference

Weekend wrap-up with Race Director John Halvorsen, presentation of cheque to partner charities by Scotiabank

(Councillors’ Lounge, Ottawa City Hall)

*Winners also available for scrum in media area at the Finish Line.