MEC Victoria Race ONE: 5K/10K 2018
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MEC Victoria is excited to be offering FIVE running races again for 2018. Our inclusive MEC Race Series provides the all-around runner a bit of everything, with 2 road running races and 3 trail running races. Get more information about the 2018 MEC Victoria Race Series, or register here for all 5 events.
Online registration closes at midnight on Thursday, January 11
In-store registration closes at 4:00pm SHARP on Saturday, January 13
Note: Race day registration is cash only, from 7:30-8:30am (closes 30min prior to first race start) at the registration tent.
Saturday, January 13 from 10am–4pm, MEC Victoria
Package pick up deal: Get 10% off purchases you make in store when pick up your race package. Discount applies to in-stock, regular priced product in-store (Blundstone footwear is exempt) and may not be combined with any other package deal or existing discount.
Sunday, January 14 from 7:30am–8:30am at event site
RACE DAY INFO
9:00am: 10K start
9:05am: 5K start
The event site is at Lochside Elementary (1145 Royal Oak Dr.), on the corner of Lochside Dr and Royal Oak Dr. The start/finish is along Lochside Dr.
There is very limited parking at Lochside Elementary, and we encourage you to arrive early. Additional parking is available at Broadmead Village. There are multiple bus stops nearby – please consult BC Transit schedules for arrival and departure times.
We will have a bag check on site race morning for your convenience. Feel free to leave a small bag there while you run. Bag check will open at 7:30am.
All Race Day photos are available on the Wednesday following the race on our MEC Victoria Flickr account for your viewing pleasure. Download and share your run with friends and family!
Help us keep our races green by bringing your own water bottle. (Compostable cups and on-site recycling and composting will also be provided.)
Please note: this race takes place on CRD shared-use trails, which will remain open to the public throughout this event; please follow proper trail etiquette.
Know someone who wants to come cheer you on and give out high-fives? Volunteering with the MEC events team is a blast. Sign up as a volunteer or find out more here.
Want more? See the full MEC Victoria Race Series
We’ll have live unofficial race results within one hour of runners crossing the finish line at the results station. Official standings and a full listing of results will be posted on Race Day Timing.
Medals will be awarded 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 Race Day Timing.
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We love to offer amazing value for our races, but we can't offer refunds on registrations. Please see our refund policy here.