It's time to make every step count!
The runners spirit comes alive at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend. Whether you run or walk, join one of the most exciting weekend's in the Nation's Capital and choose to support The Ottawa Hospital through the Scotiabank Charity Challenge.
On May 26 and 27, 2018, you can Run for a Reason, supporting The Ottawa Hospital. This is where the most challenging medical cases in our region are dealt with. This is where research and clinical trials transform our practice and improve the outcomes of patients, every day.
The exclusive VIP Runner Zone is back
We believe in celebrating the great fundraising by our runners and walkers. As a part of The Ottawa Hospital's Run for a Reason you'll be invited to the exclusive VIP Runner Zone to celebrate at Jean Pigott Place inside City Hall. Join us May 26, 2018 between 2-7 p.m. We'll have delicious snacks, beverages, and pictures for all to enjoy.
NEW! – This is Healthful This year, at The Ottawa Hospital’s VIP Runner Zone we welcome, This is Healthful. There will be great services on site exclusively for our fundraisers. Check out:
- Healing a Runner
- Runners Care Management
- The Mental Race
- Run Your Mouth
- Success by Each Step
Each activity station will have a draw for a prize. And, 45 minutes before each race start time on Saturday, the health experts will offer a motivational sports talk & group warm up.
How to Participate
Run and support
The Ottawa Hospital
Sign up to run 2k, 5k, 10k, 1/2 marathon or full marathon on May 26-27th, 2018. When registering for your race, be sure to indicate you wish to donate or fundraise for The Ottawa Hospital in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge section of the signup form.
The Ottawa Hospital
Create an online fundraising page and raise funds with your family and friends for an area of the Hospital that means the most to you.
SUPPORT OUR PARTICIPANTS
Sponsor an individual or team who is fundraising for The Ottawa Hospital.
Already a Fundraiser?
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