MEC Vancouver Race SEVEN: 5K/10K/15K

  • Date: Sunday, 06 November, 2016
  • Time: From 09:00 am to 12:30 pm PST
  • Organizer: MEC Vancouver
  • Price: 15.00

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MEC Vancouver Race SEVEN, The Grand Banana...returns as the final event in the 2016 Race Series offering.  Join us on November 6th for the race that is aimed at going out with a bang as well as all those getting active and staying fit.  For only $15 you can choose between a 5K, 10K or 15K race, starting from picturesque Devonian Harbour Park and running counter-clockwise along the beautiful Stanley Park seawall on the edge of Vancouver's downtown West End.  Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit.



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Do you want to run your first 5K or 10K race and need a litte guidance?  Or maybe set a new personal best?  If so, then we've got two great clinics options just for you!

Four times per year we offer our popular "Walk to 5K" and "Run a 10K" clinics to help you achieve your goals!  Weekly sessions will consist of a 15-20min lecture followed by a specifically prescribed workout.  The lectures will be presented by local professionals and add a great deal of additional knowledge to aid accross various aspects of running.

***Note: Registration in either of these clinics also inlcudes a complimentary entry into the MEC Vancouver Race SEVEN 5K or 10K distance options.

Check out more "Walk to 5K" details and register HERE.

Check out more "Run a 10K" details and register HERE.




Register online for only $15 before November 4, 2016.

In Store

Register in store (at MEC Vancouver only) for $15 up to November 5, 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 7:45am - 8:45am on November 6, 2016.

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



In Store

Saturday November 5, 2016 from 10:00am - 4:00pm (SHARP) at MEC Vancouver.

Race Day

Sunday November 6, 2016 from 7:45am - 9:00am at event site.


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 Start Times

15K = 9:00am

10K = 9:15am

5K = 9:30am

Start & Finish Location

The event site is at Devonian Harbour Park (1929 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC).  It is located on the edge of Stanley Park at the corner of Denman Street and Georgia Street.


The following parking options exist:

  • An Impark paid parking lot at Devonian Harbour Park (1929 West Georgia Street).
  • Surrounding street parking, typically with a two hour maximum.
  • Bicycle racks are located along Denman Street, south of West Georgia Street.

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.


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


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.



5K Course Map



10K Course Map



15K Course Map




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

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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.

OTHER 2016 MEC Vancouver RACES

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




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


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Devonian Harbour Park 1929 West Georgia Street Vancouver, BC