MEC Edmonton Trail Race TWO

  • Date
    Sunday, 20 May, 2018
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Edmonton South
  • Price
    $15.00
  • Address
    Whitemud Creek Picnic
    13204 Fox Dr NW
    Edmonton, AB

Whitemud Park

This trail takes off through Whitemud Creek Ravine going from creek bottom to hill top, cresting your efforts with magnificent views. Our trail series is super inclusive and we try to provide a little something for every racer- get out for a fun run with friends, bring a first-timer, or challenge yourself and your PB!

CTMR PRAIRIES QUALIFIER RACE:

Racers can qualify for the Canadian Mountain Running Championships by finishing in the top three in their age group in any of the 6k, 11k or 15k races

 

Registration

Distance

(approximate)

Online

Available until May18th

In-store

Available until May 19th

Race day

7:30 - 8:30 am May 20th

Small Route 

(~6k)

$15 $15 $25 (Cash only)
Medium Route (~11k) $15 $15 $25 (Cash only)
Large Route (~15k) $15 $15

$25 (Cash only)

 

Online registration is now closed.

You can register in store (at either MEC in South Common or MEC in the Brewery District) until Saturday 5pm. 

You can register last minute on Sunday if you arrive by 8am.

 


Package Pick-Up

To pick up your race package (bib, pins, route map, and a high-five):

  • Come into the MEC in Edmonton South Common on Friday, May 18th from 5pm – 9pm. 

Racers can show their bib at the tills to get 10% off any purchases! *

  • Pick up your race package on race day by showing up early at 7:30 am on Sunday, May 20th at Whitemud Park

*(bib discount applies to all regular priced, in-store merchandise, including bikes & boats, only on day of bib package pick-up. Blundstone footwear is exempt)


Distance Changes

If you would like to run a different distance than what you registered for, your registration record must be updated and you need to let us know! 

Until May 16th, to request a distance change, please CLICK HERE

After May 16th, you can change your distance when you pick-up your bib on Friday evening May 18th. 


Race Day Info

Start times

9:00am: Large Route start (~15K)

9:15am: Medium Route start (~11K)

9:30am: Small Route start (~6K)

Location

Whitemud Creek Ravine, Edmonton

The event site is from Whitemud Picnic Ste (13204 Fox Drive), located on the South Bank of the North Saskatchewan River, just off Fox Drive. (see map below for start location)

Getting there

There is a free public parking lot by the Whitemud Picnic Site (next to the entrance of Whitemud Equine Centre) with overflow parking at Fort Edmonton Park. There is a bus stop at the park’s edge as well – please consult ETS schedules for arrival and departure times.

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 Results

We'll be giving out some fantastic medals to the top three female & male finishers in each distance category!

Live race results will be listed online shortly after crossing the finish line.  Official standings will be posted by Athletics Alberta

 


Race Route


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


Trail Race Series is Sponsored by:

All water stations will be equipped by MEC’s electrolyte partner, Nuun hydration. Nuun makes drink supplements high in electrolytes, yet low in sugar to keep you optimally hydrated throughout the race. 

All coffee at the Trail Race is provided by Earth Group, in support of World Food Programme.


Upcoming Races

You're gonna have a blast at this race -- go ahead and get ready for the next one!

 

Trail Race FIVE: Whitemud Park | Oct 7

 

Trail Race FOUR: Kinsmen Park | Aug 25

 

Trail Race THREE: Gallagher Park | June 24

 


 

Trail Race TWO: Whitemud Park | May 20