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Ethiopian runners took the top spots in the Tartan Ottawa International Marathon on Sunday in the 50th edition of the city’s annual marathon during the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend.

Lencho Tesfaye Anbesa finished first in the men’s event with a time of two hours 12 minutes 41 seconds while Maregu Hayelom was the No. 1 woman, finishing in 2:32:20.

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Anbesa edged out another Ethiopian runner, Adamu Getahun, who came across the line in 2:13.29, while Kenya’s Laban Mutai Kipkemboi took third in 2:14.00.

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The top Canadian was seventh-place Arnaud Francioni with a time of 2:25.48, with three Canadians finishing right behind him: S Raez Villanueva was eighth in 2:28.59, Daniel Fournier was ninth in 2:31.03 and Frederick Jouin was 10th in 2:31.25.

Ethiopia’s Tinebeb Nebiyu finished second in the women’s division (2:41.40) while Canadian Rachel Hannah nailed down third place (2:48.03) ahead of another Canadian, Alexandra Hynes (2:49.30).

An Ottawa Paramedic Service spokesperson said Sunday evening that a number of medical responses were required during Sunday’s marathon and half marathon, but said no one was transported in critical condition.

Here are some race photos by Postmedia’s Ashley Fraser.

Lencho Tesfaye Anbesa of Ethiopia was the first finisher in the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Maregu Hayelom was the first woman to finish the Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Tinebeb Nebiyu was the second woman to finish the Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Arnaud Francioni was jubilant as he finished the Tartan Ottawa International Marathon as the top Canadian at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Arnaud Francioni was jubilant as he finished the Tartan Ottawa International Marathon as the top Canadian at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
A person was brought down the last of the course on a stretcher as runners made their way past, heading towards the finish line at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Rachel Hannah was the third place woman overall and the first Canadian woman to finish the Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Medical professionals were at the finish line, ready to help runners after they crossed the finish line at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Ottawa Mayor Mark Sutcliffe was greeted at the finish line by Dhanushka Wickramasinghe, who presented him with his 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon medal at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. The mayor had been raising money to support Wickramasinghe after the tragic death of his family.
Ottawa Mayor Mark Sutcliffe was greeted at the finish line by Dhanushka Wickramasinghe, who presented him with his 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon medal at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. The mayor had been raising money to support Wickramasinghe after the tragic death of his family. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Andrew Dupuis proposed to his girlfriend Austyn Roseborough after they both finished their first marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024.
Andrew Dupuis proposed to his girlfriend Austyn Roseborough after they both finished their first marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Andrew Dupuis proposed to his girlfriend Austyn Roseborough after they both finished their first marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024.
Andrew Dupuis proposed to his girlfriend Austyn Roseborough after they both finished their first marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Ottawa Mayor Mark Sutcliffe was greet by Dhanushka Wickramasinghe who presented him with his 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon medal at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. The mayor had been raising money to support Wickramasinghe after his tragic death of his family. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Runners made their way along Colonel By Dr. at the start of the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Runners made their way up Elgin Street at the start of the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Runners made their way along Colonel By Dr. at the start of the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Runners made their way up Elgin Street at the start of the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Runners made their way along Colonel By Dr. at the start of the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Runners made their way up Elgin Street at the start of the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Runners made their way up Elgin Street at the start of the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Runners, including Maxime St-Germain who was dressed as a hotdog, made their way along Colonel By Dr. at the start of the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Runners made their way up Elgin Street at the start of the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Runners made their way along Colonel By Dr. at the start of the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Andrew Dupuis proposed to his girlfriend Austyn Roseborough after they both finished their first marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Happily, Roseborough said yes, but it was moments before another runner was wheeled off course on a stretcher.
Andrew Dupuis proposed to his girlfriend Austyn Roseborough after they both finished their first marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Happily, Roseborough said yes, but it was moments before another runner was wheeled off course on a stretcher. Photo by Ashley Fraser /Postmedia
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Rachel Hannah was the third place woman, Maregu Hayelom was the first place finisher, and Tinebeb Nebiyu in second place in the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Eryn ONeill finished the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Adamu Getahun, the second place finisher in the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /PostmPOSTMEDIAedia
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Lencho Tesfaye Anbesa of Ethiopia was the first finisher in the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
Adamu Getahun, the second place finisher in the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA
Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend
From left: Adamu Getahun, second place; Lencho Tesfaye Anbesa, first place; and Laban Mutai Kipkemboi, third place in the 50th annual Tartan Ottawa International Marathon at Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend Sunday, May 26, 2024. Photo by Ashley Fraser /POSTMEDIA

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