Here’s what you need to know going into the day
The opening ceremonies for the 5km race begin at 7:20, the ill or injured soldiers/athletes with disabilities begin at 7:45, mass start comes at 8:00
For the half marathon, opening ceremonies begin at 8:50, with the ill and injured soldiers/athletes with disabilities starting at 9:15, and a mass start at 9:30
Queen Elizabeth Driveway will be closed between Somerset Street West and the Laurier Avenue west on-ramp.
Portions of Colonel By Drive, the Sir George-Étienne Cartier Parkway, and the Sir John A. Macdonald Parkway will be closed
Closures in Ottawa; Queen Street, Booth Street, Sussex Drive, Wellington Street, MacKenzie Avenue, Rideau Street, Dufferin Road, Hawthorne Avenue, Lisgar Road, Princess Avenue.
Closures in Gatineau; Boulevard Alexandre-Taché, Rue Wellington, Rue St-Rédempteur, Rue St-Jacques, Rue Leduc, Rue Eddy, Promenade du Portage, Rue Laurier, and Rue de l’Hôtel de Ville.
Bridge closures: Chaudiere Bridge, Alexandra Bridge, Pretoria Bridge
Phew. Think you got all that? If not, don’t worry, HERE is the interactive version of that map where you can see the road closures REAL TIME!
Having trouble with the map? Side bar, you will see categories that say “Routes” and “Closures”. Uncheck everything in the “Routes” category, click show closures, and then move the bar to find the time you need.
Best of luck to everyone running it!