MEC Victoria Race FOUR: 5K/10K/15K Trail Run 2018
5K/10K/15K TRAIL RUN
A fast paced trail race that is sure to get you a PB, or at least a well-deserved dip in the river. We've got chip-timed results, coffee and bananas, finish-line massages, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff.
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, August 23.
In-store registration closes at 4:00pm SHARP on Saturday, August 25.
Note: Race day registration is cash only, from 7:30-8:30am (closes 30min prior to first race start) at the registration tent.
We love to offer amazing value for our races, but we can't offer refunds on race sales. Please see our refund policy here.
Saturday, August 25 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, August 26 from 7:30am–8:30am at event site.
RACE DAY INFO
9:00am: 5K start
9:15am: 10K start
9:30am: 15K start
*times are subject to change based on route updates.
Sooke Potholes Regional Park, Sooke BC
The event site is at Parking Lot #2, just past the Barnes Station Shelter. (Google Maps link here).
For more information on how to get to Sooke Potholes, please visit the CRD website here.
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.)
Due to limited parking and the distance from Victoria, we are pleased to offer a shuttle service from MEC Victoria to the event location at Sooke Potholes. Shuttle tickets are $10+ tax.
Parking is available at Sooke Potholes, but is very limited. Parking is $2.25 for the day, and machines accept both coin and credit card. More information about pay parking is available here.
MEC will be providing a Shuttle to assist those from P1 and lower lots to the staging area.
*Routes may vary depending depending on completion of repairs on the Todd Creek Trestle
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.