MEC Victoria Race FIVE: 5K/10K/Half Marathon Trail Run 2017

  • Date
    Sunday, 29 October, 2017
  • Time
    From 08:30 am to 12:00 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Victoria
  • Price
    $15.00
  • Address
    Elk/ Beaver Lake Regional Park
    Patricia Bay Hwy
    Victoria, BC

THE GRAND BANANA

Celebrate the spookiest time of the year with a run! Get chip-timed results, coffee and bananas, finish-line massages, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff.

MEC Victoria is excited to be offering FIVE running races again for 2017. Our inclusive MEC Race Series provides the all-around runner a bit of everything, with 3 road running races and 2 trail running races. Get more information about the 2017 MEC Victoria Race Series, or register for all 5 races here


REGISTRATION

Online registration closes at midnight on Thursday, October 26.

In-store registration closes at 4:00pm SHARP on Saturday, October 28.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K $15 $15 $25
10K $15 $15 $25
Half Marathon $20 $20 $30

Note: race day registration is cash only, and is available from 7:00-8:00am on October 29 at the registration tent.

Register now


PACKAGE PICK-UP

In store

Saturday, October 28 from 10am–4pm, MEC Victoria

Package pick up deal: Get 10% off purchases you make in store when pick up your race package. Discount applies to in-stock, regular priced product in-store (Blundstone footwear is exempt) and may not be combined with any other package deal or existing discount.

Race day

Sunday, October 29 from 7:00am–8:15am at event site.


RACE DAY INFO

Start times

8:30am: Half Marathon start

9:00am: 10K start

9:15am: 5K start

Location

Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park, Saanich BC

We are currently working on finding new routes for our 2017 Elk Lake location. We'll be staying at the same location, but moving the start/finish to accommodate more runners. Keep checking back for updates!  

Getting there

There are two large parking lots off Beaver Lake Rd. There are multiple bus stops nearby – please consult BC Transit schedules for arrival and departure times. For more information on getting there, please reference the CRD Website.

Gear Check

We will have a bag check on site race morning for your convenience. Feel free to leave a small bag there while you run. Bag check will open at 7:00am.

Photos

All Race Day photos are available on the Wednesday following the race on our MEC Victoria Flickr account for your viewing pleasure. Download and share your run with friends and family!

Sustainability

Help us keep our races green by bringing your own water bottle. (Compostable cups and on-site recycling and composting will also be provided.)


RACE ROUTE

Stay tuned for exciting updates on our 5K/10K/Half Marathon courses - 2016 routes are listed below and will be updated shortly.

5K

10K

Half Marathon


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Know someone who wants to come cheer you on and give out high-fives? Volunteering with the MEC events team is a blast. Find out more


UPCOMING RACES

Want more? See the full MEC Race Series


RACE RESULTS

We’ll have live unofficial race results within one hour of runners crossing the finish line at the results station. Official standings and a full listing of results will be posted on Race Day Timing.

We’ll be giving out medals to the top three male and female finishers in each distance category (no age categories awards).

Check back following the race and click on the links below for MEC Race FIVE 2017 results:

5K Results / 10K Results / Half Marathon Results / 2017 MEC Race Series Results


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