MEC Lower Mainland: Road Race THREE, Pacific Spirit Park 5K / 10K

  • Date: Sunday, 19 March, 2017
  • Time: From 08:30 am to 11:30 am PDT
  • Organizer: MEC Vancouver
  • Price: 15.00

 

 

MEC Lower Mainland: Road Race THREE is the third of ten events in the 2017 MEC Lower Mainland Road Race Series offering.  Join us on March 19th 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 fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and complimentary coffee, tea and fresh fruit.

 

MEC Race TWO 2016

 


TRAINING

 

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 Lower Mainland: Road Race THREE 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.


FEATURE PARTNER - TBD

 


REGISTRATION

 

Online

Register online for only $15 before March 17, 2017.

In Store

Register in store (at MEC Vancouver only) for $15 up to March 18, 2017 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 7:00am - 8:00am SHARP on March 19, 2017.

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


PACKAGE PICK UP

 

In Store

Saturday March 18, 2017 from 10:00am - 4:00pm SHARP at MEC Vancouver.

Race Day

Sunday March 19, 2017 from 7:00am - 8:00am 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

 

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.

Age Restrictions

TBA

Pets & Strollers

TBA

Awards

Medals will be awarded to top 3 male and top 3 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 on the Trio Sports Events as well as this web site within two business days after the event.

COURSE DETAILS

 

5K Course Map

 

***Start Flow Map

 

10K Course Map

 

***Start Flow Map


GREENING & SUSTAINABILITY

 

Waste Management

At Event Site

  • We will have two separate clusters of three plastic bins.  Each cluster will have one bin for garbage (black bags), one bin for compost (clear bags) and one bin for recycling (white bags). 

On Course

  • We will have plastic bins at each of our aid stations with white garbage bags (for recycling) located just after our hydration tables.

Reach your personal best and help us reach ours!

Green Hydration with BYOB "Bring Your Own Bottle"

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 2017 MEC LOWER MAINLAND: ROAD RACE SERIES EVENTS

 

Race ONE

Race TWO

Race FOUR

Race FIVE

Race SIX

Race SEVEN

Race EIGHT

Race NINE

Race TEN

 


SEEKING A CHALLENGE THIS YEAR?

 

If so, check out "THE COMMITMENT" options in the MEC LOWER MAINLAND: ROAD RACE SERIES

 

The Road Race Series continues in 2017 but this time as a regional approach with ten more great running events.  For the first time ever, the MEC Vancouver, MEC North Vancouver and MEC Langley stores have combined forces to offer one really exciting series to showcase our exciting communities.  For a short time only, we offer "The Commitment" packages 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 just seven or all ten MEC Lower Mainland: Road Race Series.


VOLUNTEER WITH MEC VANCOUVER

 

We love providing opportunities for volunteers to strut their stuff!  Follow the link below to find out more about volunteering with the MEC Vancouver Events Team!

Click HERE for more details!


 

  • Type: Race
  • Activity: Running and Fitness
1903 spots remaining
Share this event
Javascript is required to view this map.
Southlands Elementary School 5351 Camosun Street Vancouver, BC