MEC Calgary Road Race THREE 2018: 5K/10K/21.1K/30K/1K Kids' Run

  • Date
    Saturday, 05 May, 2018
  • Time
    From 08:30 am to 02:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary
  • Price
  • Address
    Sikome Lake
    Fish Creek Park
    Calgary, AB

VENUE CHANGE: MEC Calgary Race THREE will now take place at Fish Creek Provincial Park


5K / 10K / 21.1K / 30K

Forget the movie ticket or the over-the-top burger – for about the same price you get chip-timed results, bananas, finish-line massages, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff. MEC Calgary is excited to be offering SEVEN road running races again in 2018 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 MEC Calgary Road Race THREE, challenge yourself to one of 4 distance options to vary the challenge! This race is a good oportunity to pace your run for your Calgary Marathon, or gets you out and start running in spring!


Register online or in-store before May 3,  2018.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K / 10K / 15K $15 $15 No Race Day Registration
30K $20 $20 No Race Day Registration
1K Kids $15 $15 No Race Day Registration

Note: There will be no race day registration.

Register now


In store

Thursday, May 3 from 4pm–9pm, MEC Calgary

Package pick up deal: Get 10% off purchases you make in store when pick up your race package.

Race day

Saturday, May 5, from 7:30am–8:45am at event site


Start times

8:00am: 30K start

8:30am: 1K Kids start

9:00am: 21.1K start

9:10am: 10K start

9:20am: 5K start

Note: There will be a warmup 5 minutes before each race start.


Sikome Lake, Fish Creek Provincial Park, Calgary

Getting there

We always encourage peolpe to ride their bikes, carpool and take transit to events to lower the environmental footprint of th event. There are bike racks at the site and there are multiple bus stops within a short walk. at the park’s edge as well – please consult Calgary Transit schedules for arrival and departure times.

Car Pooling 

In order to increase the accessibility of our events and lower our environment footprint, we are helping our participant car pool to all MEC Calgary events this year. With the map below, you can register your ride to the race as well as ask for a ride to race by clicking the "Filter" button on the map.


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







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.


All water stations will be equipped by MEC’s electrolyte partner nuun hydration. nuun is high in electrolytes, yet low in sugar to keep you optimally hydrated throughout the race. NUUN PRODUCTS


We’ll have live unofficial live race results at Official standings will be posted on the Blitz Evetns site within two business days of the event. Be sure to check back!

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

Want to see last year’s results to scope out how fast the course is? They’re on the Blitz site.


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