37th annual Ottawa Race Weekend shines despite clouds

Ottawa, ON – The 2011 edition of the Ottawa Race Weekend welcomed a record number of athletes participating just under 40,000 (39,735) in seven races, including the marathon, the half-marathon, the 10K, 5K, family 2K and kids marathon. No new course records were set during the 2011 Ottawa Race Weekend, however most of them ran in dry conditions despite record-breaking rainfall for the month of May in Ontario.

2011 participation figures

  • Total number of participants in seven races: 39,735 (2010: 39,010)
  • Marathon: 5,024 (2010: 4,676)
  • Half-marathon: 11,054 (2010: 10,240) 10K – 10,240 (2010: 9,908)
  • 5K – 8,998 (2010: 8,886)
  • Family 2K – 3,255 (2010: 3,026)
  • Kids Marathon – 1,432 (2010: 1,506)