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.

Ottawa 10K

Elite Athlete Prize Money

The following prize purse is available for both the men and women’s elite field

Position Amount
1 $5,000.00
2 $4,000.00
3 $3,000.00
4 $2,000.00
5 $1,500.00
6 $1,000.00
7 $   750.00
8 $   500.00

Gender Challenge

The Ottawa 10k starts the women ahead of the men and the first 3 across the finish, regardless of gender will win bonus money.

Position Amount
1 $2,000.00
2 $1,000.00
3 $   500.00

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.

Position Amount
1 $3,000.00
2 $1,500.00
3 $1,000.00
4 $   750.00
5 $   500.00
6 $   400.00
7 $   300.00
8 $   200.00

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:

Position Amount
1 $300.00
2 $200.00
3 $100.00

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.

  Athlete Year Time
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.

  Athlete Year Time
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:

Position Amount
1 $30,000
2 $15,000
3 $10,000
4 $5,000
5 $4,000
6 $3,000
7 $2,000
8 $1,500
9 $1,000
10 $   500

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:

Position Amount
1 $5,000
2 $2,000
3 $1,000

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:

Position Amount
1 $500
2 $ 250
3 $ 100

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.

  Athlete Year Time
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.

  Athlete Year Time
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
2:11:30-2:12:59 2:30:00-2:32:59 $3,000
2:13:00-2:14:59 2:33:00-2:35:59 $1,500
2:15:00-2:19:59 2:36:00-2:41:59 $   750