Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Prize Purse
All values are in CDN $.
All prize money is restricted to the athletes in the elite field unless indicated otherwise.
Elite Athlete Prize Money
The following prize purse is available for both the men and women’s elite field
The Ottawa 10k starts the women ahead of the men and the first 3 across the finish, regardless of gender will win bonus money.
For the 2nd year, the Ottawa 10k will be using a team format to allow 16 runners from the elite field to compete in teams to win additional prize money for themselves and a Scotiabank Charity Challenge participating charity.
Four Canadian elite athletes will be invited to act as team captains and to pick their teams from the invited elite field. The captains will also select a participating charity for which their team will run. The winning team’s charity will receive $1,000.
The teams will win the following prize money based on their position:
Teams will be scored based on finishing position against the other team runners, regardless of gender. Cross-country running style scoring will be used – 1st=1pt, 2nd=2pts, etc. The top 3 runners count towards the score with the lowest score winning. In the event of a tie, the team’s 4th place finisher will be counted as the differentiator.
Canadian National 10k Championships
The Ottawa 10k serves as the Canadian National 10k Championships. To qualify for National’s prize money, the athletes must be Canadian citizens, members of Athletics Canada and registered as elite runners.
The following prize purse is available for both the men and women’s field.
Ottawa 10k Masters Prize Money
Masters prize money is open to any runners in the elite field that are 40yrs and older. The top 3 men and women will get:
Ottawa 10k Event Record Bonus
If any runner in the elite field breaks the existing event record, they will win a bonus of $3,000.
|Men’s Record||Deriba Merga||2009||27:24|
|Women’s Record||Gladys Cherono||2015||30:56|
Ottawa 10k Canadian Record Bonus
If Canadian citizen in the elite field breaks the Canadian National record, they will win a bonus of $1,500.
|Men’s Record||Paul McCloy||1987||28:17|
|Women’s Record||Lynn Williams||1989||31:44|
The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend has been the host of Athletics Canada’s Canadian 10K Championships from 2015 to 2018, and Canadian Masters Athletics’ 10K Championships in 2017 and 2018!
Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon
Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon Open Prize money
The top male and female runners in the elite field will win:
Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon Canadian Prize money
Canadian prize money is open to any Canadian citizens in the elite field that run under 2:25 (men), 2:50 (women). The top 3 men and women will get:
Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon Masters Prize money
Masters prize money is open to any runners in the marathon that are 40yrs and older. The top 3 men and women will get:
Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon Event Record Bonus
If any athlete in the elite field breaks the existing event record, they will win a bonus of $10,000.
|Men’s Record||Yemane Tsegay||2014||2:06:54|
|Women’s Record||Gelete Burka||2018||2:22:17|
Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon Canadian Record Bonus
If Canadian citizen in the elite field breaks the Canadian national record, they will win a bonus of $15,000.
|Men’s Record||Cam Levins||2018||2:09:25|
|Women’s Record||Rachel Cliff||2019||2:26:56|
Scotiabank Ottawa Marathon Canadian Time Bonus
Canadian citizens are able to get the following time bonuses (non-cumulative)
|Men’s time||Women’s time||Time Bonus|
|Sub 2:11:30||Sub 2:30:00||$5,000|