Hundreds of runners from international locations throughout the globe sweated by way of the thoroughfares of the nation’s capital Saturday and Sunday for the primary in- individual Ottawa Race Weekend in two instances.
The COVID- 19 epidemic introduced the periodic gathering of high- efficiency athletes to a halt in 2020 and 2021, with runners somewhat inspired to finish their very own races of their residence communities and submit their instances on-line.
However this weekend, the scenes appeared lots like they did earlier than COVID- 19.
Supporters search for members of the family as they cheer on runners starting the half marathon Sunday.
Many supporters cheered and held indicators — together with this one.
Medical employees attend to a runner mendacity on the pavement throughout Sunday’s marathon
Medical employees pour water over the top of Jason Storozum after he completed the marathon.
The elite males’s racers, together with eventual winner Andualem Shiferaw of Ethiopia, second from proper, cross the Alexandra Bridge throughout Sunday’s marathon.