MEC Calgary Road Race FOUR 2017

  • Date: Saturday, 10 June, 2017
  • Time: From 09:00 am to 01:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer: MEC Calgary
  • Price: 15.00

2km Kids / 5km / 10km / 15km

MEC is excited to be offering SEVEN road running races again in 2017 with a tonne of distance options from a one 1km kids race all the way up to a full marathon. If you want a challenge, sign up for all 7 MEC Calgary Races for a discounted rate!

For MEC Calgary Race FOUR, challenge yourself to a new route, with 3 distance options to vary the challenge! This race fits into your Calgary Marathon training, or gets you out and start running in spring!

 

BEFORE THE RACE

Registration:

Online registration will close on June 8 at 9am.

In store registration will close on June 8 at 9pm

Walk up registration will be available on race day. Cash only, $25 for 5, 10 and 15km distances.

 

Package Pickup:

Stop by MEC (830 10th ave SW) on Thursday June 8 from 4pm to 9pm to pick up your race bib and to receive a 10% discount on anything at MEC, enabling you to stock up on gels and hydration for the race!

If unable to collect bib during package pickup, a friend can pick up your bib on your behalf or you can pick up your bib at the race site starting at 7:30am on race day.

 

THE RACE

Getting there

(transit, parking, etc)

Race Route

Coming soon! 

 

Bag Check

We will have a bag check on the race site. Feel free leave a small bag there while you run. Bag check opens with the race site at 7:30am.

About your Bib

Your bib comes complete with a timing chip to help give you an accurate race time. These chips are single use and can be disposed of after the event. Please make sure the bib is worn on your front and is visible at the start and end of the race. Also please don’t alter or fold the bib as this has the potential to damage the chip.

Water stations

The 5k will have one water station, the 10km will have 3 water stations and the 15km will have 5 water stations. Check the maps above for approximate water station locations.

Race Day Schedule


Time


 


7:30am


Race Site opens


8:30am


Onsite registration / Package pickup closes


8:55am


Warm up for 15km


9:00am


START for 15km


9:05am


Warmup for 10km


9:10am


START for 10km


9:15am


Warmup for 5km


9:20am


START for 5km


10:00am


Awards for top overall placers in 5km


10:15am


Awards for top overall placers in 10km


10:30am


Awards for top overall placers in the 15km

 


 


Site Closes

NOTE: Awards are given for the top three men and women overall in each distance.

 

Sustainability

MEC strives to make great products and great events that lessen our impact on the environment and improve the lives of people we touch. With every part of MEC business, we look at the People, Planet and Product involved. For more information on Sustainability at MEC, take a look around http://www.mec.ca/Sustainability.

Here is what we are doing to make our events sustainability

  • Participants of MEC event are encouraged to Bike, Transit, Walk and car pool to the events
  • Bike racks are provided at MEC events to accommodate those who choose to ride to the event.
  • Transit friendly venues where possible
  • All of the cups used at events are 100% compostable
  • Multi-bin waste stations at races to help separate garbage from recyclable and compostable materials. After the event we sort event waste and compost, recycle and reuse what we can.
  • Over all, MEC Calgary store and office has over 95% waste diversion.
  • We choose minimal race packages and email communicate to our participants to help limit paper consumption.

How to lower your event impact

  • Transit, bike and car pool to events.
  • BYOB: Bring Your Own water Bottle.
  • Put your waste in the appropriate bins provided: Recycle, compost, waste
  • Reuse your own water bottle or the compostable cups provided.

 

Safety

We offer unique, community venues for our events. Remember that we are guests in these parks and the pathways are still open to the public. Please respect and accommodate other pathways users.

Music players: Although music players aren’t banned, we encourage you to use them wisely. If you are listening to music, we suggest running with only one earbud to help you be aware of your surroundings.

Strollers: We do allow people to run with strollers. We encourage people with strollers to start near the back to prevent injuring other runners with the stroller.

Dogs: Dogs are not permitted in or at MEC events.

Volunteer

We always need volunteers and we really appreciate all their help. Please visit http://events.mec.ca/node/148621/ for more information on how you can be involved and to register to volunteer at the MEC Calgary Race Four.

If you would like more information or have any questions regarding this event, please email calgaryevents@mec.ca or call 403-269-2420.

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  • Type: Race, Series
  • Activity: Running and Fitness
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