All runs begin at the Lisgar Street entrance of City Hall, 111 Lisgar.

Regular runs are held on Tuesdays and Saturdays, as well as the Women’s* 5 km walk or run on Fridays: TBD (*this event is open to all who identify as women, female-identifying, non-binary, and Two-Spirit individuals).

Cancellation of runs are rare, only owing to holidays and hazardous weather. When runs are cancelled, we post a notice on this site and send an e-mail to members.

Runs and walks cancelled: Tuesday, 24 December, and Tuesday, 31 December. Please note that Running Room is looking for volunteers to help out during the Resolution Run on 31 December. If you can volunteer, then contact Laurence ( and let him know that you are with Ottawa Frontrunners.

Besides Regular Runs, we also have Special Runs for those wishing for extra training, running on different days, or trying a new route.

5 km OUT-TO-RUN PROGRAM: We are launching a free 8-week program.

  • From 2 July to 20 August 2019
  • Two training sessions per week: Tuesdays at 6:30 pm; Saturdays at 9:00 am
  • Meet at Ottawa City Hall, Lisgar Street Entrance
  • Contact Marcel for more information at
  • Target race: National Capital Pride Run (24 August 2019) (

Current conditions and forecast: The Weather Network or Weatheroffice (Environment Canada)