Event Day Information

Race Date: June 5, 2022
Race location: LeBreton Flats Park (1 Vimy Place [In front of Canadian War Museum], Ottawa, ON K1A 0M8)

Start Times:

8:45 a.m. - 1K Little Steps
9:00 a.m. - Welcome and Warm-up 
9:30 a.m. - 10K start
9:40 a.m. - 5K start

Suggested Arrival Time: 8:00 a.m.

To have the most enjoyable race day experience, please give yourself plenty of time before your race. Factor in timing for: getting to the event site, parking, toilet use (which may include wait time), getting into your start corral, deep breathing and getting into your groove! Note: There will be no event day registration.

Parking & Shuttle Bus Information

Lebreton Flats/Canadian War Museum is easily accessed by many OC Transpo routes.

The O-train will start their operations at 8:00am on race day with trains running every 5 minutes. Lebreton Flats is a 5-minute walk from the Pimisi Station.

OC Transpo services and the Park & Ride lots can be found here: OC Transpo Services

26 Park & Ride lots:

- 17 with full-time transit service
- Free parking at all lots except Jeanne d’Arc, Blair (Telesat) and Ray Friel lots
- Lots across the city
- Peak-period bus service at 9 lots outside the urban/suburban area

Bike parking is available at the event site.

There are many parking lots close to the event site. Please check here for parking lots: PARKOPEDIA


Route Maps

5k Route Map
10k Route Map


Race Results

Offline Donations

Please bring all cash/cheque donations to The Royal tent at the race, along with a pledge form and provide it to a Royal on-site representative.

Experience the Race Day Activities


LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™

Lace up with Love – While many participants wear their heart on their sleeves, let’s also encourage them to show some love on their laces.  Participants can use beaded letters and colourful symbols like hearts to spell out a message of love or the loved one they’re walking or running for.

Running Room

Congratulations to all participants and volunteers for your support of the 10th Annual LOVE YOU by Shoppers Drug Mart™ Run for Women. Together, you are sending a positive message of support to women's mental and physical wellness. As a group let’s speak out and reach out to all women! Our team at Running Room is proud of each one of you!

New Balance

Win a $500 New Balance Shopping Spree. Visit the Running Room & New Balance tent for a Chance to Win a $500 New Balance shopping spree at Running Room!


Jamieson & Smart Solutions

A special message from Smart Solutions and Jamieson, please be sure to check out the Smart Solutions and Jamieson Massage Therapy Tent for your free massage.

Flow Water

Water that’s healthier for you and the planet. Flow Water is thrilled to be your official water sponsor for pre and post race this year.  Together, our goal is to inspire people to make sustainable and healthy choices for themselves and the planet is thrilled to be a part of this amazing community and to help you celebrate LOVE this Run for Women!

Find Flow Water at all Run for Women events!


Orangetheory makes it simple to get More Life from your workout. Orangetheory has developed a unique approach to fitness that blends a unique trifecta of science, coaching and technology that work together seamlessly to elevate participants' heart rates to help burn more calories. Backed by the science of EPOC, Orangetheory workouts incorporate endurance, strength and power to generate the "Orange Effect," whereby participants keep burning calories for up to 24 hours after a 60-minute workout.
Looking to get More from your workout? Find a location near you by visiting Orangetheory.com and try us today!

Come visit the on-site booth to learn more about how Orangetheory can help achieve your goals. 

Share your experience with our community!

Tag us on social
Instagram, Twitter & TikTok: @runforwomen
Facebook: @Run_for_Women_Series
#runforwomen #shoppersLOVEYOU


Virtual Participation Information

What do I get with my Virtual registration?

With your Virtual registration, you will receive a Technical T-shirt, Bracelet, our Legendary Swag Bag and FREE Home Delivery of your race kit.

How does a virtual walk/run work?

A virtual walk/run can be completed from anywhere, anytime before or on the in-person event day. You can walk/run your own route at your own pace. Do what you feel comfortable doing. The most important thing is that you are participating to support women’s mental health programs in your community while being active.

When can I complete my virtual walk/run?

The deadline to complete your walk/run and submit your virtual results is June 5, 2022.

Do I need a bib number to participate?

No, you don't need a bib number to participate. A digital bib will however be available on our website for download.

How do I record my walk/run time?

The Wednesday before the event (June 1) you will receive an email with your timing link where you can submit your time. To track your time, use any of your favorite timing apps. You will have the option to submit your walk/run results through the personalized link that will be emailed to you.

Do I have to walk/run the full distance at one time?

As long as you fully track your walk/run and complete the distance you've registered for before the submission deadline, you are welcome to take breaks or split up your distance over more than one day.

How can I share my accomplishments and photos?

You can share your photos, accomplishments, pre-event training and support for the event with our community online by tagging us on social:

Instagram, Twitter & TikTok: @runforwomen
Facebook: @Run_for_Women_Series
#runforwomen #shoppersLOVEYOU


Also check out: Race Kit Information

National Sponsors

Running Room
New Balance
Smart Solutions
PC Financial