MEC Victoria Race FOUR: 5K/10K/15K Trail Run 2018

  • Date
    Sunday, 26 August, 2018
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 12:00 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Victoria
  • Price
    $15.00
  • Address
    Sooke Potholes
    Sooke Potholes Regional Park
    Sooke, BC

5K/10K/15K TRAIL RUN

SOOKE POTHOLES

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.


REGISTRATION

Online registration closes at midnight on Thursday, August 23.

In-store registration closes at 4:00pm SHARP on Saturday, August 25.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K $15 $15 $25
10K $15 $15 $25
15K $15 $15 $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.

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PACKAGE PICK-UP

IN STORE

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.

RACE DAY

Sunday, August 26 from 7:30am–8:30am at event site.


RACE DAY INFO

START TIME

9:00am: 5K start

9:15am: 10K start

9:30am: 15K start

*times are subject to change based on route updates.

LOCATION

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.

GEAR CHECK

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.

PHOTOS

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!

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.)


Getting There

SHUTTLE SERVICE

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.

Click HERE to secure your seat

Parking

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. 


RACE ROUTE

All distances will start from the Barnes Station Shelter along the Galloping Goose Regional Trail, complete an out-and-back, and finish on a very short uphill into Parking Lot #2.

*Routes may vary depending depending on completion of repairs on the Todd Creek Trestle

5K

10K

15K

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.


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. Sign up as a volunteer or find out more here.


UPCOMING RACES

Want more? See the full MEC Victoria Race Series


RACE RESULTS

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.


PARTNERS

All water stations will be equipped with MEC's electrolyte partner nuun hydration. Nuun is high in electrolytes, yet low in sugar to keep you optimally hydrated throughout the race. Shop nuun products here.


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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.

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