This is Canada's largest and fastest marathon! It is also one of two IAAF Silver Label marathon events in the country.
Every year, it attracts Canada's largest marathon field, bringing first timers and world-class elite athletes together.
It features a fast, scenic route with few elevation changes and travels through some of Ottawa's most vibrant neighbourhoods and popular landmarks. The race is open to all and no qualifying time is required. It is a unique course in that it travels through two Canadian provinces.
This run is part of Ottawa Race Weekend which features the following events: