2024 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Community Information Resource

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is Canada’s largest running and walking festival with six races, including the Ottawa Marathon, Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, 2K and Kids Marathon, as well as three distance challenges. This year, Run Ottawa is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Tartan Ottawa International Marathon. The 2024 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend will take place Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.
Run Ottawa’s goal is to minimize inconvenience due to road closures for Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend events. We appreciate your patience and hope you will come out to cheer on the runners!

Anticipated Impacts

Ottawa residents and road users can expect some traffic impacts on Race Weekend.
This event involves intermittent lane reductions and closures on various roadways and parkways along the routes.
Please allow for extra travel time, use alternate whenever possible and always follow directions of posted parking restrictions.

Interactive Maps:
Run Ottawa has made the following interactive maps available to help capture closures.
▪ Saturday: https://www.racepoint.ca/maps/orw.html?mapid=7
▪ Sunday: https://www.racepoint.ca/maps/orw.html?mapid=6


A summary of anticipated road closures is captured in Annex “A”. This information may be subject to change. For the latest details, please visit:
https://www.runottawa.ca/torw/plan/road-closures

For periodic updates on construction and roadwork activity across Ottawa, or for information about traffic and travel planning, visit the City’s traffic map or follow the City’s traffic account on X.

Making the Right Call

The following outlines services available to you on a 24-hour basis, 7 days a week.

Call 3-1-1 to report:

▪ Noise complaints
▪ Waste disposal issues
▪ Street clean-up
▪ Parking violations
▪ Graffiti management

Non-emergency police assistance: 613-236-1222

For example:

▪ Theft
▪ Vandalism that is not in progress

Emergency services:

A 9-1-1 emergency is an immediate threat to someone's health, safety or property, for example:
▪ Life-threatening emergency or medical situation
▪ Crime in progress
▪ Fire
▪ Serious accident

Annex “A” - Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Anticipated Road Closures

Road Closures are subject to change. Please visit the website for the latest summary.

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⚠️Please be advised due to route changes for Ottawa Race Weekend, Special Event - No Stopping Zones will also be in effect in areas of Rideau-Rockcliffe, including streets such as Lisgar, Mariposa, Princess, Cloverdale and Acacia.


Saturday, May 25, 2024

o Laurier Avenue between Metcalfe and Nicholas 11:00 am – 9:00 pm
o Elgin Street northbound between Lisgar and Slater 11:00 am – 8:00 pm
o Elgin Street between Catherine and QED 3:30 pm – 8:45 pm
o Elgin Street southbound between Wellington and Laurier 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
o Elgin Street northbound, between Laurier and Wellington 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
o Elgin Street between Lisgar and Gladstone 2:45 pm – 3:30 pm
o Elgin Street between Lisgar and Catherine 6:15 pm – 7:30 pm
o Queen Street between Elgin and Metcalfe 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
o Frank Street between Elgin and QED 2:30 pm – 3:45 pm
o Laurier Street between Elgin and Metcalfe 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
o O’Connor between Laurier and Wellington 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm
o Wellington between Bank and MacKenzie/Colonel By Drive eastbound 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm
o Lakeside 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
o Lakeview 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
o Bronson southbound between Lakeside and Col. By 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm (lane reductions)
o Colonel By Drive between Daly and Hawthorne 2:30 pm – 8:00 pm
o Colonel By Drive between Hawthorne and Bronson 3:00 pm – 8:30 pm
o Hawthorne between Colonel By drive and Main 3:00 pm – 8:30 pm
o Pretoria Bridge 3:30 pm – 8:45 pm
o Queen Elizabeth Drive between Somerset and Elgin 2:00 pm – 9:00 pm
o Queen Elizabeth Drive between Elgin and Preston 3:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Sunday, May 26, 2024

o Laurier Avenue between Elgin St and Metcalfe Ave 5:00 am – 10:00 am
o Laurier Avenue between Nicholas St and Elgin St 5:00 am – 3:00 pm
o Queen Elizabeth Drive between Lawrence Frieman & Laurier Ave 5:00 am – 6:00 pm
o Queen Elizabeth Drive between Elgin St and Somerset W. 6:00 am – 2:30 pm
o Elgin St n/b between Lisgar and Wellington St 5:00 am – 11:30 am
o Colonel By Drive between Rideau St and Pretoria Bridge 6:00 am – 2:30 pm
o Pretoria Bridge – 6:00 am – 2:30 pm
o Hawthorne Ave between Colonel By Drive and Main St 6:00 am – 2:30 pm
o Preston between Carling Ave and Queen Elizabeth Drive 6:00 am – 10:30 am
o NCC Scenic Driveway Between Prince of Wales and Tunis Ave 6:00 am – 11:00 am
o Prince of Wales Drive between Queen Elizabeth Drive and Baseline Rd 6:00 am – 11:00 am
o Morningside Lane Between Queen Elizabeth Drive and Cow Lane 6:00 am – 11:30 am
o Cow Lane between Morningside Lane and Ash Lane 6:00 am – 11:30 am
o Ash lane between Cow Lane and Winding Lane 6:00 am – 11:30 am
o Winding Lane between Ash Lane and Maple Drive 6:00 am – 11:30 am
o Maple Drive between Winding Lane and Carling Ave 6:00 am – 11:30 am
o Carling Ave between Melrose and Sherwood 7:00 am – 11:30 am
o Old Irving Private between Carling Ave and Sherwood Dr. 6:00 am -11:30 am
o Sherwood Drive between Old Irving Private and Fairmont Ave 6:15 am – 11:30 am
o Fairmont Avenue between Sherwood Dr and Gladstone Ave 6:15 am – 11:30 am
o Gladstone Ave between Fairmont Ave and Rosemont Ave 6:15 am – 11:30 am
o Rosemont Ave between Gladstone Ave and Wellington St. 6:15 am – 11:30 am
o Wellington St. between Rosemont Ave and Garland St 6:15 am – 11:30 am
o Somerset St W between Garland St and Bayswater/Bayview station 6:15 am – 11:30 am
o Bayview Station between Somerset St W and Stonehurst Ave 6:15 am – 11:45 am
o Albert between City Center and Bayview Station 6:15 am – 11:45 am
o Scott between Garland and Bayview Station 6:15 am – 11:45 am
o Slidell between Bayview Station and Kitchi Zibi Mikan parkway 6:15 am – 12:15 pm

o Kitchi Zibi Mikan Parkway between Vimy Place and Island Park 6:15 am – 12:15 pm
o Booth St. between Albert St and Wellington St (local access only) 6:15 am – 12:15 pm
o Wellington St between Vimy Place and Rideau St(e/b only) 6:15 am – 12:15 pm
o Wellington Street eastbound between Elgin and Col. By parkway 6:30 am – 2:00 pm
o Rideau St westbound between Sussex Dr. and Mackenzie Ave 7:00 am – 2:00 pm
o MacKenzie Ave between Rideau St and St Patrick St 6:30 am – 1:45 pm
o St Patrick St between Parent Ave and Sussex Dr 6:00 am – 1:45 pm
o Sussex Drive between Rideau St and George Étienne Cartier Parkway 6:00 am – 1:45 pm
o George Étienne Cartier Parkway between Princess and Aviation Parkway 6:45 am – 1:30 pm
o Princess Ave between Sussex Drive and Lisgar Road 6:45 am – 1:30 pm
o Lisgar Road between Rideau Terrace and George Etienne Cartier Parkway 6:45 am – 1:30 pm
o Sandridge Rd between Birch Ave and Hillsdale Rd 6:45 am – 12:30 pm
o Hillsdale Rd between Sandridge Rd and Cloverdale Rd 6:45 am – 12:30 pm
o Cloverdale Rd between Hillsdale Rd and Mariposa Ave 6:45 am – 12:30 pm
o Mariposa Ave between Cloverdale Glenwood 6:45 am – 1:00 pm
o Glenwood between Mariposa and Maple Dr. 6:45 am – 1:00 pm
o Maple Dr. between Glenwood and Lisgar Rd. 6:45 am – 1:00 pm
o Lisgar Rd. between Maple Dr and Dufferin Rd. 6:45 am – 1:00 pm
o Dufferin Rd between Rideau Terrace and Stanley Ave 6:45 am – 1:00 pm
o Stanley Ave between Dufferin Rd and Sussex Drive 6:45 am – 1:30 pm

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