Tag Archives: running

August 28

Race to the finish: Ottawa’s first Color Run fun for all ages and fitness levels

Josh Finn was born and raised in Ottawa and currently works as a policy analyst at Transport Canada. While he is passionate about travelling, he also enjoys discovering the hidden treasures of his hometown. In his spare time, you can find Josh running or cycling along the canal, participating in sports leagues, volunteering with local […]

August 21

A kaleidoscope of colours: The happiest 5K on the planet comes to Ottawa

Josh Finn was born and raised in Ottawa and currently works as a policy analyst at Transport Canada. While he is passionate about travelling, he also enjoys discovering the hidden treasures of his hometown. In his spare time, you can find Josh running or cycling along the canal, participating in sports leagues, volunteering with local […]

A tour of Ottawa meetups: The Rideau Hash House Harriers

Candice So is a freelance reporter who loves to read, write and meet people who are doing amazing things. This summer, she went out west to Edmonton, went further west to Hong Kong, China, Taiwan and Macau, and is now back in Ottawa, the city where she was born and bred. On her off time […]

May 28

Why Michelina loves to cheer: Ottawa Race Weekend

Michelina Teti (Twitter) recently graduated journalism and gender studies at Carleton University. Originally from Brampton, Ont, she’s a huge fan of a great yin yoga class, horrible television and hanging out with a pile of magazines in the traditional print form. She’s also Starbucks and agenda obsessed. Not only do I love running and racing, […]

Q&A: Chantal shares her personal reason for starting Bumps on the Road- A 9K Walk for Pregnancy

Chantal Sarkisian is a fundraiser for the Canadian Foundation for Women’s Health, a local and national charity that raises funds to support research in women’s sexual and reproductive health. She dropped by Local Tourist Ottawa to talk about a fun local event she’s driving forward.  Ottawa has a lot of walking/running events: what makes yours […]

Renée Rietveld’s first Ottawa Race Weekend (but certainly not her last!)

Renée Rietveld is a lifetime Ottawan and current Sttitsvillian, who is a senior public servant by day, and a documentary filmmaker (and co-owner of On the Street Cinema) by night. Apart from her sometimes unhealthy obsession with the world of film, she also enjoys long distance running, traveling, photography, reading, and having a pint at Darcy […]