Close to 600 runners laced up their running shoes to support The Ottawa Hospital at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend. Together, they raised $296,060 by choosing to Run for a Reason and support an area of The Ottawa Hospital close to their hearts.  

It’s this kind of community support, which makes Run for a Reason such a special fundraiser for The Ottawa Hospital. Tim Kluke, President and CEO of The Ottawa Hospital Foundation, said he sees it year after year. “The energy never disappoints. I know for each participant, whether they ran or walked, there is special meaning behind why they are fundraising for The Ottawa Hospital. These are our ambassadors who will leave a lasting legacy as we continue to make significant strides in research and patient care.”  

Thank you for your support! Fundraising is now closed. We’ll see you in 2020!  



How to participate

There are two simple steps:

Step one: register to fundraise for The Ottawa Hospital. Create an online fundraising page. Raise funds with you friends and family to support an area of The Ottawa Hospital that means the most to you.

Step two:.register for your preferred distance. When registering for your race, be sure to indicate you wish to donate or fundraise for The Ottawa Hospital in the Scotiabank Charity Challenge section of the signup form.

Support our participants

Top Fundraisers

Individual Team
  1. Kim & Ross - $28,560.00
  2. Shantz Family - $25,128.00
  3. Robert White - $22,266.00
  4. Bobbie&John - $17,264.50
  5. Sony Singh - $16,363.00
  6. Christina Walker - $13,695.00
  7. Sindy Hooper - $11,936.00
  8. Lefebvre Family - $6,283.98
  9. Saint/Kincaid - $5,260.00
  10. Smita Pakhale - $5,095.00
  1. PIPR - $118,879.82
  2. Turnbull School - $33,351.74
  3. Preemies 4 Preemies - $32,051.00
  4. MEMC Run Crew - $31,915.00
  5. Pancreatic Cancer Purple Team 2019 - $22,325.00
  6. Minimally Invasive Gynecology (MIG) Research Team - $22,308.00
  7. Ashbury College - $15,780.03
  8. Baby Strides - $8,840.00
  9. Team Bridge - $7,320.00
  10. TEAM ROB - $5,169.20

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