Trail Running Expo @ MEC Edmonton South

  • Date
    Friday, 05 May, 2017
  • Time
    From 06:00 pm to 09:00 pm UTC
  • Organizer
    MEC Edmonton, Edmonton South
  • Price
    Free
  • Address
    MEC Edmonton South
    1624 99st NW
    Edmonton South, AB

It's a trail running party!

 
Join us on May 5th at MEC Edmonton South for our FIRST EVER trail running club night! As we patiently wait for the trails to dry up around our city, we might as well get together to talk about some new gear, races in (and around) Edmonton & listen to some insightful talks/seminars from some insightful people! We are also beyond ecstatic to announce that World Ultra Running Champion Ellie Greenwood will be joining us for the evening & for MEC Trail Race 1 on May 6th. 
 
Confirmed Participants so far include (updated daily):
 
Seminars & Speakers:
-Ellie Greenwood - 2 x 100km World Champion, winner of Comrades Ultra, Canadian Death Race, Knee Knacker, Western States 100. Salomon pro athlete. Q&A with Ellie
-Vincent Bouchard - winner of Sinister 7 100 miles (2014), Fat Dog 50 Mile (2015 - CR), Blackfoot Ultra 100km (2013) & 50km (2016). Altra and xact nutrition ambassador. Letting go of Thoughts: a stable mind for ultra endurance events
-Sonya Jongsma Knauss (River Valley Revenge) - Tips for new Trail Runners
-Brenda Shaughnessy (Edmonton Trail Runners) - Her journey from near death accident to 100k Ultra racing
-Propel Sports Physio - Conditioning & recovery tips
 
Representatives from:
-MEC staff will also be there to assist with personalized Gait analysis & proper fitting of trail shoes.
 
Race Representatives from:
 
Throughout the evening, all attendees of the expo will recieve a special bonus for all their shopping needs. If you have any questions or might be interested in showcasing your race/product/run club then get in touch with Ryan Chilibeck (ryan.chilibeck@mec.ca). There's always room for more trail loving attendees & presenters.