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
    North Glenmore Park
    North Glenmore Park
    Calgary, AB

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
1K Kids $15 $15 $25
5K / 10K $15 $15 $25
21.1K Half Marathon / 30K $20 $20 $30

Note: Race day registration is cash only, and is available from 7:30–8:45am on May 5 at the registration tent.

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.


Glenmore Reservoir, Calgary

The event will start at North Glenmore Park (Approximately 7550 Crowchild Trail SW), at the south end of Crowchild Trail, south of Glenmore trail. SW.

Getting there

This race starts in North Glenmore Park and there is limited amount of parking in the Park. We recommend biking and car pooling. If you are driving we suggest parking along 66 Avenue and walking to the site. There will also be bike racks at the site and there are multiple bus stops within a short walk. 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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