About Us

Achilles Ottawa is a national capital-based running club which is creating a community of support for runners who are blind and visually impaired of all levels and backgrounds, as well as guide runners. Our primary objective is to bring hope, inspiration, and the joys of achievement to people of all abilities.


Achilles Ottawa


Where: 425 Marché Way, Unit #104, Ottawa, ON, K1S 5H6

COVID-19 Location: Experimental Farm

When: Every Sunday at 10:00 am


Weekly Group Run

We hold a weekly group run which brings our runners together for a workout, followed by coffee and conversation. Runners begin together, then break into smaller groups based on pace. We have guide runners who are able to meet any pace. Let's walk, run/walk, jog, or run at a faster pace together - you decide! If you are a guide (experienced or first-time), we welcome you to join us and to give guide running a try. Afterwards, everybody is welcome to stay around to have tea or coffee and to discuss members' workouts, how to improve the club, or just to socialize.

COVID-19 UPDATE: Due to social distancing measures in Ottawa, we are currently only holding in-person runs every 2 weeks (location below). Please email us for more information on the runs and/or our social-distancing measures.

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