These are a series of Epic sites you can use as resources to further your running and triathlon dreams. These links provide from Race Event companies, coaching services, and organizations that highly involved in the race community.
We’re happy to acknowledge this list is not comprehensive… Drop us a line if you want to see anyone included as we build out this part of our website.
Running with Richelle
A virtual strength training program specifically designed for runners. This program is offered via a private Facebook group by Richelle Weeks who is an avid runner and physiotherapist at Whole Therapy in Ottawa. Richelle is also highly recommended if you need help with an injury.
Zone 3 Sports / ROC Swimming
Founded in 2000, Zone-3 Sports is a local Ottawa based triathlon group coached by the legendary Rick Hellard. “Fitter. Faster. Farther. We’ll get you there.”
Mad Trapper Racing
Off-the-Grid in nearby Outaouis, Mike hosts a legendary Snowshoe Race Series along with Epic trail runs in the summer. Expect the unexpected. “What Event are you Mad For?”
Founded in Ottawa, quickly became the Gold Standard for chip-based race timing. Marc has taken this local success story to all corners of the globe! Check out your race history here.
Somersault organizes triathlons, duathlons and running events all across Eastern Ontario. They truly do have something for everyone and with over 35 years of experience, they’re one of Canada’s longest standing race organizations!
Founded by Dave and Lise, with a home base in Chelsea nestled in the Gatineaus. Specializing in Nordic skiing and trail running the distinctive O2 race gear is an area favorite! “Your Centre-of-Excellence for Outdoor Sport and Adventure”.
Locally owned and operated with two stores in Ottawa. Actively sponsoring numerous community events: full range of bike, running and triathlon equipment. “Your active lifestyle destination”. Full disclosure: Judy works there!
Dedicated to promoting the sport of running and enhancing the health and well being of our community through organizing distinctive world class and local races, and managing an active, membership-based running club. They bring us Ottawa Race Weekend and more!
Established in 2010, Brenda has provided runners with a second-to-none fall running experience combined with an amazing opportunity to show your support for Fire, Police, and Paramedic Services. Funds raised will benefit Ottawa First Responders.
Ottawa Triathlon Club
A multi-sport club whose moto is everyone is welcome and everyone is equal. From rookies to Ironmen/women, we are all part of one team. Life is too short not to have fun on the journey. We make sure fun is central to all we do. Welcoming. Fun. Effective
RunGuides – Ottawa
Help Runners do what they love to do best (run!) by providing a directory of running events, clubs, and races in cities across North America.
Dirty Soles Trail Running
After an epic experience at the Fat Ass Trail Run – 2021, we saw Erin’s love of running, and his passion for putting together these type of activities. Since then, Erin and Naomi have launched “Dirty Soles Trail Running” with a series of unique, hilly & dirty events. If you are ever passing through Batawa (near Trenton), we’d encourage you to see if you can participate in one of the events they are putting on.