Event Day Information

Race Date: June 2, 2024
Race location: Lansdowne Park - The Great Lawn (1525 Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa, ON K1S 5J3)

Start Times:

8:15 a.m. – 1K Little Steps presented by Culturelle Kids
8:35 a.m. – Welcome and Warm-up
9:00 a.m. – 10K Run start
9:15 a.m. – 5K Run start
9:20 a.m. – 5K Walk start

Suggested Arrival Time: 7:30 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! 


Parking Information

There is an underground parking garage available at TD Stadium.

There will also be on-street accessible parking spaces available on Exhibition Way and Marché Way. The on-street parking spaces form a part of the Shops at Lansdowne, parking is limited to 1-hr payable at the Pay & Display machine.


Route Maps

5K Route
10K Route

Race Results


The Royal Ottawa Foundation Race Day 

The team from The Royal Ottawa Foundation will be set up at our tent on the Plaza all morning!
Come see us to:

  • Say Hi and introduce yourself

  • Show us your @theRoyalfdn tagged Instagram, TikTok, Facebook or Twitter post from the day to be entered into a draw! #runforwomen

  • Pick up (or drop off) your team’s rally sign (available for teams of 15 or more),

  • Drop off your cash or cheque donation,

  • Make a debit or credit card donation,

  • ”Tap to Give”  

  • Learn more about some of the barrier-free programs available at The Royal.

All day-of donors and tent visitors will receive a sticker and a butterfly tattoo!

Experience the Race Day Activities


Shoppers Drug Mart

The Shoppers Drug Mart® Run for Women thanks you for participating and donating to support a local women’s mental health program in your community! To date, we’ve raised over $20 million for women’s mental health programs in 18 cities across Canada, helping to improve access for women who need mental health support.

Running Room

Congratulations to all participants and volunteers for your support of the 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

Run your way. New Balance invites you to celebrate your independence in running no matter how you choose to do it. RUNNING WILL TAKE YOU EXACTLY AS YOU ARE; IF YOU RUN, THEN YOU ARE A RUNNER! 

New Balance wants to see how or why you “Run Your Way”. 
Tag @newbalance and @newbalancerunning and include #RunYourWay in the caption.
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Be sure to check out the New Balance photo wall, show us how you #RunYourWay!

OrangeTheory Fitness

Orangetheory is a 1-hour, full-body heart rate zone workout that delivers a more personalized experience in a group setting. Designed to be effective and efficient, our workout boosts your metabolism, burns fat and burns more calories. With more than 100 locations across Canada, Orangetheory has quickly become Canada’s favourite workout that produces real results. Visit orangetheory.com for more information and to find a location near you.


Aging is a beautiful thing! Estroven is a proud sponsor of the Run for Women. Our mission is to help bring relief to the wide range of symptoms that may be experienced with Menopause, a natural stage of life that all women experience, so that women can continue to do the things they love! The Estroven range of products for Menopause Relief is formulated for every Woman’s unique Journey.

Culturelle, a proud sponsor of the Run for Women, is on a mission to help Canadians feel their best and it all starts within the Gut! With products for every member of the family, Culturelle Probiotic supplements with 100% naturally sourced Lactobacillus rhamnosus GG (LGG) is #1 most clinically studied strain, proven to promote better digestive and overall good health. It’s Trusted. It’s Proven. It Works.

BioFreeze: Cool the Pain

Visit the Biofreeze Pain Relief Zone to stretch those muscles and sign up for a massage. Try Biofreeze, A Fast-Acting cold therapy pain relief for sore muscles, backaches, sore joints and arthritis. Biofreeze – Feel the Cool. Forget the Pain.


Congratulations to all the runners, participants, and volunteers for this year's support in Run for Women! BODYARMOR has been disrupting the world of sports hydration for over a decade by offering unique hydration through premium products – including BODYARMOR LYTE, a low-calorie, hydration drink designed for active people, combining electrolytes, natural flavours, antioxidants, vitamins, and no colours from artificial sources. BODYARMOR LYTE is available in 3 flavours: Peach Mango, Blueberry Pomegranate and Dragonfruit Berry. BODYARMOR is proud to be a part of your hydration journey!

Pure Protein

Pure Protein® is delighted to be part of your day as you raise awareness and funds for women’s mental health as part of The Shoppers Drug Mart® Run for Women.

Pure Protein® focuses on celebrating everyday victories. Whether you’re a participant, supporter, volunteer, donator, or benefit from the funds raised, we are celebrating you and your victory!  Congratulations!

Protein that’s Pro-You!


Athlete's Care Sports Medicine Centres

AC.pngAthlete's Care offers three convenient Ottawa locations for your sports medicine and physiotherapy needs, featuring  comprehensive care from the assessment and diagnosis through treatment and rehabilitation of sports and activity-related injuries, work and motor  vehicle accident injuries and everyday conditions involving the musculoskeletal system of the body. The highly experienced team at our Ottawa clinics provide a multidisciplinary team approach that includes physiotherapy, massage therapy, chiropractic care and sports medicine. 

Whether you are an elite athlete, have suffered a car accident or work related injury or condition brought on by repetitive motion or over-use, our team of top notch Ottawa healthcare professionals is ready to put you back on the road to recovery. Getting you back on your feet is our number one priority.

Our Ottawa-based sports medicine doctors and other medical practitioners are recognized leaders in their field. Many are on staff at Ottawa area hospitals and serve as teachers at accredited educational institutions. Along with years of clinical experience, they are often involved in research activities and many hold multiple specialties and designations.

Share your experience with our community!

Tag us on social

Instagram, Twitter & TikTok: @runforwomen @theRoyalFdn
Facebook: @Run_for_Women_Series @TheRoyalFDN

Hashtags: #runforwomen #shoppersdrugmart

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 2, 2024.

Do I need a bib number to participate?

No, you are not required to wear your bib (which will be delivered to you with your Race Kit). However, we encourage you to wear your bib if you're taking pictures and posting on social media!

How do I record my walk/run time?

The Wednesday before the event (May 29) 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

Hashtags: #runforwomen 

Also check out: Race Kit Information


Title Sponsor


National Sponsors

Running Room
New Balance
Orange Theory Fitness