MEC Vancouver Race TWO: 5K/10K

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  • Date: Sunday, 13 March, 2016
  • Time: From 08:30 am to 11:30 am PDT
  • Organizer: MEC Vancouver
  • Price: 15.00

THE PACE SETTER

 

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PHOTOS: CLICK HERE!

 

MEC Vancouver Race TWO, The PACE SETTER...returns as the second of seven events in the 2016 Race Series offering.  Join us on March 13th 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 between a 5K or 10K race amidst the extensive trail system of beautiful Pacific Spirit Park.  Runners will experience a friendly and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit.

***Don't forget: Daylight Savings Time starts on March 13th.  Make sure to put your clocks forward an hour!***

 

Race TWO 2015

 

REGISTRATION

 

Online

Register online for only $15 before March 11, 2016.

In Store

Register in store (at MEC Vancouver only) for $15 up to March 12, 2016 at 4pm SHARP.

***NOTE:  For liability reasons, participants cannot sign up anybody other than themselves.

Race Day

Register on race day for $25 (CASH ONLY) from 7:15am - 8:15am on March 13, 2016.

***NOTE:  For liability reasons, participants cannot sign up anybody other than themselves.

*Please note that registration cut-off time is 8:15 am SHARP.  Please arrive before 8 am to register*


PACKAGE PICK UP

 

In Store

Saturday March 12, 2016 from 10:00am - 4:00pm SHARP at MEC Vancouver.

Race Day

Sunday March 13, 2016 from 7:15am - 8:15am SHARP at event site.

Savings

The day you pick up your race package, you will receive an exclusive discount card that entitles you to a 10% discount as per the following exceptions:

  • Only valid on day of package pick up.
  • Only on regular priced items, does not apply to clearance items (available in stock at the Vancouver store).
  • Cannot be combined with any other discounts or on any previous purchases.
  • Not applicable on Blundstone items.

RACE DAY INFORMATION

 

DAYLIGHT SAVING TIME!

Remember to change your clocks one hour FORWARD effective 2:00 am on March 13th!

 

Race Start Times

10K = 8:30am (& 8:35am for a Wave #2 if needed) (Waves will be self seeded)

5K = 8:40am (& 8:45am for a Wave #2 if needed) (Waves will be self seeded)

Start & Finish Location

The event site is at the Southlands Elementary School (5351 Camosun Street, Vancouver, BC).  It is located near the intersection of Marine Drive and Camosun Street.

Parking

The following parking options exist:

  • Surrounding street parking.
  • This is a great opportunity to go green and carpool to our event.

Bag Storage

We do NOT have a secure bag storage process, however a tent will be available in which you are welcome to store your belongings.

  • MEC Vancouver staff members and volunteers are not responsible for any damaged, lost or stolen items.
  • MEC Vancouver staff members and volunteers will not be available to hold any of your personal items.

Awards

Medals will be awarded to top male and female finishers in each race distance category.

Results

We will aim to provide live unofficial race results within one hour after runners have crossed the finish line.

  • Please be patient with this process.
  • Please refrain from approaching the timing personnel, instead direct any question to an MEC Vancouver staff member.
  • Official race results will be posted by Trio Sports Events within two business days after the event.

GREENING & SUSTAINABILITY

 

Green Coast Rubbish - Waste Diversion Rate from 2016 MEC Vancouver Race ONE

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Green Hydration with BYOB "Bring Your Own Bottle"

Reach your personal best and help us reach ours!

Stay hydrated and keep our environment clean by bringing your won refillable water bottle on race day.  You will be responsible for carrying your bottle throughout the event.  Water and Nuun electrolyte refill stations will be available at all aid stations as well as at the event site.

 

Shop MEC.CA for some great hand held water bottle options.

 


COURSE DETAILS

 
 

5K Course Map

 

***Note - Course consists of 95% Trail

 

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10K Course Map

 

***Note - Course consists of 95% Trail

 

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VOLUNTEER WITH MEC!

 

We need your help to make MEC Vancouver Race TWO awesome! Follow the link below to find out more on volunteering with the MEC Events team!

CLICK HERE FOR DETAILS!

 


OTHER 2016 MEC VANCOUVER RACE SERIES EVENTS

 

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SEEKING A CHALLENGE THIS YEAR?  WANT TO SAVE A LITTLE COIN?

 

If so, check out "THE COMMITMENT" with the MEC Vancouver Race Series Package

 

The Race Series continues in 2016 out of the Vancouver Store with seven more great running events.  For a short time only, we offer "The Commitment" package for those of you who just can't get enough of running or for the runner who is looking for their next big running challenge.

Sign up now and commit yourself to all seven MEC Vancouver 2016 Race Series events for just $84.

UPDATE: You can still sign up and take advantage of the savings even with only six races remaining!

 


 

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

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Southlands Elementary School 5351 Camosun Street Vancouver, BC