MEC Vancouver: Road Race THREE, Burnaby Lake 10K / 21.1K
Forget the movie ticket or the over-the-top burger – for about the same price you get chip-timed results, coffee and bananas, finish-line massages, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff.
MEC Vancouver: Road Race THREE is the third of six events in the 2018 MEC Vancouver Road Race Series offering. Join us on April 14th for the race that is aimed to get some dirt under those shoes and for those who are all about getting active and staying fit. For only $15 you can choose 10K race or for $20 a 21.1K race around the scenic Burnaby Lake. Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit.
Sign up for the full MEC Vancouver: Road Race Series
Note: race day registration is cash only and + $10, and is available from 7:15–8:15am SHARP on April 14 at the registration tent.
8:30am: 21.1K start
8:50am: 10K start
Burnaby Lake Park, Burnaby (by the Burnaby Lake Rugby Club)
The event site is at Burnaby Lake Park (3760 Sperling Avenue), located at the Sprott Street entrance.
Take the Trans Canada Highway. Exit at Kensington Avenue North to Sprott Street and Sperling Avenue.From Vancouver, take Highway #1 eastbound to Exit #32, Sprott Street. At the lights, turn left to cross over the highway overpass and stay in the right lane. At the traffic lights at Kensington Avenue go straight and turn left at the stop sign. Immediately turn right into the parking lot by the sports fields. The trail starts along the edge of the sports fields beyond the Rugby Club.
There are bus stops at the park’s edge as well – please consult Translink schedules for arrival and departure times.
Help us keep our races green by bringing your own water bottle. (Compostable cups and on-site recycling and composting will also be provided.)
10K Route / 21K Route (21k route is 2 laps of the 10k loop) *Gravel Path
Know someone who wants to come cheer you on and give out high-fives? Volunteering with the MEC events team is a blast.
Official standings will be posted on the Trio Sports Events site as well as this page within two business days of the event. Be sure to check back!
We’ll be giving out medals to the top three male and female finishers in each distance category (no age categories awards).