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Capital weekend: May 24 & 25 2008

From world-class athletes and fashionistas to worthy causes and great garage sales, the capital region was abuzz this weekend 

From world-class athletes and fashionistas to worthy causes and great garage sales, the capital region was abuzz this weekend

Arts Court was host to the weekend’s ongoing Ottawa Fashion Week. Area models and designers showcased the latest in local fashion during an event designed to feature industry up-and-comers from the capital region.


In one of the most exciting finishes in recent Ottawa Race Weekend history, Julius Kiptoo of Kenya edges Emebet Bacha of Ethiopia at the line to win both the men’s 10-kilometre race and the Gender Challenge by a margin of 0.15 seconds, with a time of 28:37.0.

Participant Caroline Gendron composes herself after completing the MDS Nordion five-kilometre race. The races on Saturday drew a combined total of more than 30,000 runners.



David Wilcox performs on stage at Festival Plaza for runners and spectators of the MDS Nordion five-kilometre and 10-km races as part of the Ottawa Race Weekend.

Soheila Dalvand hangs a T-shirt during The Clothesline Project on Elgin Street on Saturday — an event to air the “dirty laundry” of violence against women, featuring T-shirts made by women who have been personally affected by the issue.


Thousands of bargain hunters packed the streets of the Glebe early Saturday morning on a hunt for second-hand treasures during the annual Great Glebe Garage Sale.

James Maclennan/for Metro Ottawa

 
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