Sunday February 17, 2019
Ottawa, ON

Run Distances

Event Information

Saturday February 16th 
Canadian War Museum (Barney Danson Theatre)
11:00am – 3:00pm 
Ottawa, Canada 

Sunday February 17th
Canadian War Museum (Barney Danson Theatre) 
6:30am – 8:00am 
Ottawa, Canada

Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K & Relays: 8:30am
3K Run: 8:35am

*8:00am early Marathon start available by request on a case-by-case basis. Email for details.

Directions & Parking
There will not be enough underground parking spots at the Museum to accommodate cars for all participants. We anticipate that by 7:30am at the latest they will all be filled. Please plan accordingly.

Check out for directions for Museum parking information.

Morning Warm Up In The Mess
The Mess (cafeteria) at the Museum will open early on Sunday for your morning warm up. They will open at 7:00am

There will be plenty of hot coffee, hot chocolate, and juices to fuel up and they have added a breakfast wrap in addition to their usual line up of muffins, fresh fruit and yogurts.

Course Description
The run courses are out and back on the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway.

Marathon & Relays : 5.274K out and back x 8
Half Marathon : 5.274K out and back x 4
10K: 2.5K out and back x 2
5K: 2.5K out and back x 1
3K: 1.5K out and back x 1

*2, 4, or 8 person relays available

Aid Station Information
Station #1: 2.5K mark
Station #2: On the plaza adjacent to the finish line.

Water and sport drink available at both aid stations.

Gels will also be available at the aid stations to marathoners and half-marathoners.

Please exercise caution as you approach and pass aid stations. It may get icy around them.

There are first aid stations at the half/marathon turn around and in the Green Room of the Barney Danson Theatre inside the Museum.

Course Closure
All participants must have successfully complete their event by 2:00pm, allowing 5.5h for participants to complete their chosen event.

If you would like to request an early start time, please email



The Somersault Event Series is the pre-eminent event series in Eastern Canada consisting of triathlon, duathlon, and running events for all ages and abilities.