The Tartan Ottawa Marathon 2023 Guide

Join the world-class contingent of athletes in Canada’s fastest international marathon. The Tartan Ottawa Marathon 2023 attracts supporters and athletes from all over the world to give you an epic annual experience that you can never forget. 

You can use this event to qualify for the Boston Marathon event 2023 slated for later this year. 

Event Information

Date: Sunday, 28 May 2023

Time: 7:00 am ET

Entry Price

Registration is ongoing. 

● $135.00 CAD In-person

● Green and Virtual Bibs are available. 20% off for applicants aged between 3-18 on race day. 

● 0-2 years Free 

Entry Fee Add-ons

● A 2023 commemorative finishers medal

● Custom Race bib for registrations before 1 May 2023.

● Reusable commemorative drawstring bag

● Xact and Nuun nutrition on race day

● After race beer(s) provided by Kichesippi Beer co.

● Sportstats official timing results

● After the race fluids and refreshments

● Virtual race option 

Ottawa Marathon 2023 Course Features

● Kilometer marks throughout the entire course

● Nuun/water stations every 3Km (Nuun served on the first table only)

● Xact stations are placed at 11.5K, 27K, and 38K to serve nutritious drinks and foods. Nutrition is accompanied by a blend of orange, apricot, and strawberry flavors.

● Misting and cooling stations provided on-course

● Portable toilets every 3km (on all water stations)

● Entertainment and cheering stations

● Medical support 

The Ottawa Marathon 2023 allows runners to use headphones but they don't recommend it for safety reasons.

Ottawa Marathon 2023 Course Features


The Tartan Ottawa Marathon 2023 has a strict no-refund policy. You can’t also transfer your entry ticket to another runner. However, the transfer to another race is possible if you pay a nominal fee and the difference if you are transferring to an expensive race distance.

Ottawa Marathon 2023 Cut-Off Time 

The cut-off time is 7 hours starting from the time the last runner after the last runner crosses the start line. The road will reopen systematically and runners not yet done with the race will be urged to stop or continue from the pavements at their own risk and safety. 

No finishers medals and awards if you finish the race after the cut-off time.

Prize Money

The Ottawa Marathon 2023 Prize money is yet to be announced. Current figures are from the Ottawa Marathon 2022.

● 1st                  $24,000

● 2nd            $13,500

● 3rd              $8,000

● 4th              $5,000

● 5th              $3,500

● 6th              $2,500

● 7th              $1,500

● 8th              $1,000

Contact Information

Contact Person: Jim Robinson

Address: 5450 Canotek Road, Unit 45, Ottawa, ON Canada, K1J 9G2

Tel.: 613 234 2221



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