The Canadian Run

Saturday September 1, 2018
Ottawa, ON

Event Highlights

Mooney's Bay Park
This scenic park provides the backdrop for the event.

Enjoy views of Hog's Back Falls & recover under the shade of the maples.

Finisher Medals
The Canadian Run features one of the heftiest Somersault finisher medals!

Run Distances

Event Information

Friday August 31, 2018
The Terry Fox Athletic Facility
Riverside Drive, Ottawa
4:00pm – 7:00pm

Saturday September 1, 2018
The Terry Fox Athletic Facility
Riverside Drive, Ottawa
6:00am – 10:00am

21.1K : 12:00pm
10K Run : 8:00Am
5K Run : 8:05Am

Terry Fox Athletic Facility
2960 Riverside Drive,
Ottawa, ON

Please note: Colonel By Drive will be closed race morning. Plan your route accordingly. 

Race Day Parking Options :

Hog’s Back Road (access from Riverside Drive only)
There is a limit of 150 cars in the lot. We anticipate that this lot will be full by 8:00am and exiting this lot will be slow until about 12:00am

Terry Fox Athletic Facility 
This lot is right beside Terry Fox Stadium. It has room for a limited number of cars. 

Mooney’s Bay Parking Lot
off Riverside Drive south of Hog’s Back Road
This is a metered parking lot which is open to the public, in which you are responsible to feed the parking meters. 

Alternative Parking
In addition to the above lots, you can park in some of the lots along Brookfield Drive These lots are convenient to the event site, but you park at your own risk. Please obey parking/no parking, and payment signs. Please note that the Rideau Canoe Club (RCC) on Hog’s Back Road is out of bounds for National Capital Tri/Du parking, as we have not secured permission to park there.

Theres no access to Hog’s Back Road from Prince of Wales Drive. Please do not attempt to enter Hog’s Back Road from Prince of Wales Drive on race morning. Hog’s Back Rd. will be closed. Access to parking lots and the race site is from Riverside Dr. only.

5K & 10K Course Description
The start line is on the track inside the stadium at the finish line. Runners exit the stadium and follow the paved pathway through Mooney’s Bay Park to Riverside Drive. They run along Riverside Drive and Revelstoke Drive to the 5km and 10km turn points. 

Half Marathon Course Description
The start line is on the recreational pathway adjacent to the stadium beside the bleachers. Runners follow the paved pathway through Mooney’s Bay Park to Riverside Drive. They run along Riverside Drive and then Revelstoke Drive to the Turn Around point which is on Revelstoke Dr.  The Half Marathon consists of 4 complete loops of this course.

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