The Tartan Ottawa Race Weekend is the most popular running event in Canada. It includes the ´Ottawa Marathon which is the largest marathon in Canada. Several other races are held during the Tartan Race Weekend with the Ottawa Half Marathon and the Ottawa 10K being the most popular.
If you are looking for a spring race that has a fast course and attracts thousands of spectators who create an amazing atmosphere you should definitely run in Ottawa. The city is beautiful at this time of the year and the course of the Ottawa Marathon showcases some of the most iconic landmarks.


Course highlights

TARTAN OTTAWA INTERNATIONAL MARATHON The marathon features a fast, scenic route with few elevation changes and travels through some of the nation’s capital most vibrant neighbourhoods and past scenic natural and cultural landmarks. Its unique course also takes your through two Canadian provinces: Ontario and Québec!


Start address: Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, ON, Canada

Finish address: Ottawa City Hall, Ottawa, ON, Canada


Route map