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It’s the 13th Anniversary of the
GCWCC Wellness Challenge

Registration fees

5-km run

    1. $40.00
      Jun 1 - Jul 7
    2. $45.00
      Jul 8 - Sep 14
    3. $50.00
      Sep 15 - Sep 28
      Register

3-km walk

    1. $35.00
      Jun 1 - Jul 7
    2. $40.00
      Jul 8 - Sep 14
    3. $45.00
      Sep 15 - Sep 28
      Register

Race Day instructions

Please note: Since we will need to close the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway (previously known as the Ottawa River Parkway) for the Wellness Challenge, we kindly ask that if you expect to take more than 40 minutes to complete the 5-km run, that you enter the 3-km walk instead.

Race courses

5-km run

 

See map below. The 5-km run will start on Tunney’s Pasture Driveway in front of the Jean Talon Building in the southbound lane.

  • Head North on Tunney’s Pasture Driveway
  • Right on Colombine Driveway
  • Left on Parkdale
  • Head East on the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway for approx. 1.8 km
  • Turn around near Nepean Bay, and retrace the route back to the FINISH LINE!

Map displaying the path for the 5 km race.

3-km walk

See map below. The 3-km walk will start on Tunney’s Pasture Driveway in front of the Jean Talon Building in the southbound lane.

  • Head North on Tunney’s Pasture Driveway
  • Right on Colombine Driveway
  • Left on Parkdale
  • Head West on the Sir John A. MacDonald Parkway for approx. 650 m
  • Turn around and retrace the route back to the FINISH LINE!

Map displaying the path for the 3 km walk.

Participant instructions

Get the information you need to know before and on the event day by visiting the 2018 Wellness Challenge website.

Event Schedule

  • October 4 11:35 AM EDT - Opening ceremonies

  • October 4 11:45 AM EDT - Start of the 5-km run

  • October 4 11:50 AM EDT - Start of the 3-km walk

  • October 4 12:30 PM EDT - Awards presentation

Contact Information

Event Location

Tunney's Pasture, Ottawa, ON, Canada

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