MEC Calgary Road Race SEVEN 2018: 5K/10K/21.1K /42.2K/2K Kids' Run

  • Date
    Saturday, 13 October, 2018
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 02:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary
  • Price
  • Address
    Bottomlands Park
    528 Saint Georges Drive NE
    Calgary, AB

5K / 10K / 21.1K / 42.2K

Welcome to the Grand Banana, the final of SEVEN road races MEC Calgary Race is hosting this year. Throughout the year we have 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 SEVEN, there are 4 distance options to get everyone’s blood flowing!


Register online or in-store by October 11,  2018.

Distance Online In-store Race Day
5K / 10K $15 $15 $25
21.1K $20 $20 $30
42.2K $25 $25 $35
2K Kids $15 $15 $25



In store

Thursday, October 12 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, October 14, from 7:30am–9:45am at event site


Start times

9:00am: 42.2K Start 

9:30am: 2K Kids start

10:00am: 21.1K Start 

9:10am: 10K start

9:20am: 5K start

Note: There will be a warm-up 5 minutes before each race start.


Bottomlands Park, north of Telus Spark, 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.)


Race Route 







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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