MEC Calgary Fall Century Ride

  • Date
    Saturday, 17 September, 2016
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 05:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary
  • Price
    $45.00
  • Address
    Flare and Derrick Community Centre
    131 Main St NW
    Turner Valley, T0L 2A0, AB

Online registration is now closed. We will be accepting walk-up registrations on Saturday morning at the Flare and Derrick Community Centre - CASH ONLY, $50.

 

COME RIDE WITH US

 

Join MEC Calgary for a trip through the beautiful rolling hills of Southern Alberta. This ride will follow the stunning highways through the foothills of Alberta from Turner Valley and up to Highwood Pass.

Pricing

New for 2016, we will be limiting the number of spaces to 500. 

  • Starting March 1: $45
  • Race day: $60 (if space is available)

Registration

Online registration wil close on September 15th 2016 at 9am.
 
We will also be accepting Walk-up registrations in Turner Valley for $60 (cash only).

Your entry fee will include:

  • aid stations along the course with snacks and water
  • roaming mechanics to assist with major mechanical issues.
  • first-aid attendants along the route
  • food and drink at the end of the ride
 

Package Pickup

We encourage all participants to pick up their package on Thursday September 15, 4 pm - 9 pm. Pick up your package and get 10% off in the MEC Calgary store that night with your bib!
 
If you are not able to pick up your package during the pick up time, it will be available on site on race day starting at 7:30 am. 
 

Start Time:

60 km, 100km, 160km: 9:00 am

This ride is designed as a fun road ride and as such the road will be open to other users. Please use caution while on the road. Riders will need to be self-sufficient along the ride, packing appropriate clothing for the day, a spare tube, pump and patch kit (in case you get a flat between aid stations), and food and water if you feel you'll need extra nourishment between aid stations. 

Route:

The route is an out and back ride.

60km Distance: Riders will head out from Turner Valley through Black Diamond, south to Longview and West towards highwood pass to the 30km Aid station and turn back.

100km Distance: Riders will head out from Turner Valley through Black Diamond, south to Longview and West towards highwood pass to the 50km Aid station and turn back.

160km Distance: Riders will head out from Turner Valley through Black Diamond, south to Longview and West to highwood pass to the 80km Aid station and turn back.

 

 

Our in house mechanics will be available for any last minute tweaking. There will also be mechanics out on course to aid with any light unexpected issues on course.

MEC is pleased to offer in store Bike Maintenance 101 clinics for $10, including How to Change a FlatKnow your Bike and Personalize your Bike. If you are familiar with the basics, we also offer Bike Maintenance 201 clinics for $20 on topics such as DrivetrainDerailleurs, and BrakesClick here for more information on MEC Bike Maintenance clinics.

We also offer FREE group city and road rides. Check out events.mec.ca for information on dates and times.

If you have any questions regarding the century ride or meet-up rides please do not hesitate to contact the events team at calgaryevents@mec.ca

 

Volunteer!

We always need volunteers and we really appreciate all their help. Please visit http://events.mec.ca/node/128461/ for more information on how you can be involved with the MEC Events Team and to register to volunteer at the MEC Calgary Fall Century Ride.

If you would like more information or have questions regarding this event, please email calgaryevents@mec.ca or call 403-269-2420.