Race weekend street closures

The 2024 Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend will take place Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26.

Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is Canada’s largest running and walking festival with six races and three distance challenges. This year, Run Ottawa is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Tartan Ottawa International Marathon.

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.

Road closures

There will be various closures throughout the weekend as part of the races. You can view the road closures through the interactive maps linked below or view them in list form by clicking here.

To view the road closure map for Saturday, click here.

To view the road closure map for Sunday, click here.

Making the right call

Throughout the weekend you may need to contact city services for assistance. The following outlines services available to you on a 24-hour basis, 7 days a week.

3-1-1 (24/7 access to city services)

  • Noise complaints
  • Street clean-up
  • Parking violations
  • Waste clean-up
  • Graffiti management

613-236-1222 (If you require police assistance, but are not in an emergency situation)

  • Theft
  • Vandalism that is not in progress

9-1-1 (Emergency is an immediate threat to someone's health, safety or property)

  • Fire
  • Crime in progress
  • Serious accident
  • Life threatening medical emergency

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