MEC North Vancouver Race THREE: 15K/55K Trail Race 2016

  • Date: Saturday, 11 June, 2016
  • Time: From 07:00 am to 05:00 pm PDT
  • Organizer: MEC North Vancouver
  • Price: 15.00

Race Three, The 15-55 is sure to be a doozy! Join us as we host MEC's very first 55K ultra marathon! A great course that will literally take you from sea to sky with around 2000m elevation gain. Looking for something a little less mountainous? Sign up for our 15K route instead for a course that will take you from ocean to dam (Cleveland Dam). Plus try out some Hoka running shoes! Hoka will be providing free demos!

Delicious and nutritious bananas, JJ Bean coffee and massages will be available at the finish line for all participants. The top 3 finishers will be awarded a MEC medal.

55k: (maximum 100 participants)

7:30am start

15k:

9:00am start

Location:

Ambleside Park- by entrance of Spirit Trail across field from concession

Chip Timing:

MEC North Vancouver races have chip timing! We have partnered with Trio Sport Events (http://www.trioevents.ca/) to chip time our race. In the event that you do not return your chip, you will be charged a $40 fee. Any questions about the chip or timing process please email info@trioevents.ca.

Registration:

  • Register online below for the 15K race for only $15. Last day to register online will be June 9th, 2016 at 12pm

  • Register online below for the 55K race for only $40. Last day to register will be June 9th, 2016 at 12pm

  • Register anytime in store at MEC North Vancouver, 212 Brooksbank Ave until June 10th at 7pm.

  • Race day Registration for 15K is $25 CASH ONLY

  • *NO 55K Race Day Registration*

Package Pick up:

  • Race BIB pick up at MEC North Vancouver on Friday, June 10th, between 2pm-7pm.

  • Race day, June 11th, between 6:15am-8:30am

Club Day:

  • All particpants will receive a 10% off MEC North Vancouver coupon card that will be valid on Friday, June 10th, between 2-9pm.

55k Course:

 

 

 

Elevation Gain: ~2000m (please disregard elevation listing on map- not correct. There is just under 2000m elevation gain total)

GPX File:

Please note: 1. No Quarter climbing route from Dreamweaver to Exectioner, 2. Upper Suspension Bridge trail to Lillooet Road, 3. Technical Richard Juryn Trail, 4. berm along Lillooet Road and 5. Diamond Trail not on GPX file correctly. Locations are approximate for those trails.

Aid Stations:

Aid Stations will be stocked with water and electrolyte, fruit, candy, pretzels, potatoes. If you prefer something special, we suggest that you carry it with you or leave it in your drop bag (accessible at 20km and 38km)

Aid Station #1  ~7KM    Cleveland Dam

Aid Station #2 ~14KM   Mountain Highway (top of Executioner trail)

Aid Station #3 ~20KM   Lynn Headwaters Park *Bag Drop*

Aid Station #4 ~ 32KM  Lillooet Road

Aid Station #5 ~38KM   Lynn Headwaters Park *Cut off @ 2:30pm* *Bag Drop*

Aid Station #6 ~48KM   Cleveland Dam *Cut off @4:15pm*

Cut offs:

2:30pm at Aid Station #5 (Lynn Headwaters Park returning from Lower Seymour Conservation Reserve).

Runners who do not make it to Aid Station 5 before 2:30pm will entered as DNF and be offered a ride back to Ambleside Park.

4:15pm at Aid Station #6 (Cleveland Dam returning from Grouse Mountain)

Runners who do not make it to Aid Station 6 before 4:15pm will entered as DNF and be offered a ride back to Ambleside Park.

If at any point and time a runner decides they cannot continue they MUST report to an aid station and notify staff.

15k Course:

 

 

Elevation Gain: ~480m (please disregard elevation listing on map- not correct. There is aprox. 480m elevation gain total)

GPX File: https://connect.garmin.com/modern/course/12200217

  • Type: Race, Series
  • Proficiency: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
  • Audience: All
  • Activity: Running and Fitness

Sponsors

BC AthleticsClif BarDavid's teaJJ Bean Coffee
North Shore Sports MedicinePeak Centre for Human PerformanceSmartwoolTiger Balm
Whole Foods
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Ambleside Park Argyle Avenue and 13th Street West Vancouver, BC