MEC Vancouver Race THREE: 5K/10K
NO BAG CHECK AT RACE BUT...WE DO HAVE UNSUPERVISED RUBBERMAID BINS FOR YOUR STORAGE USE
The Fast Blaster
Established in 2013, we are hosting seven inexpensive running races at different locations throughout the lower Mainland. The third race this year will be in scenic Stanley Park in Vancouver. For only $15 you can choose between a 5K or 10K race in beautiful Stanley Park. The Start/ Finish area is easy accessible via public transport, bike or by car (get directions). In addition to a chip timed race on a measured route and a real race atmosphere, we provide free coffee, bananas and snacks for all participants.
We are happy to announce our extended partnership with Trio Sport Events to chip time your race for our MEC Vancouver Race Series 2014.
Starting from Devonian Park, enjoy this race along the beautiful sea wall giving you a picture perfect view on the city and the north shore while you run.
Please choose from one of the following options to sign up for this race:
Register online below for only $15 (Please remember: Last day to register online is April 10th, 2014 until 6pm)
- Sign up in store at MEC Vancouver at 130 West Broadway. Cost $15 (Please remember you can register in- store until April 11th 2014)
- Do a last minute sign up the day of for $20 at 8:00am at our registration tent in the Start/ Finish area (Please be on time so we can help you to register you correctly)
Race package pick up
- In-Store -Friday April 11th 10-9pm at front of store at MEC Vancouver 130 West Broadway
- Race Day- You can pick up from 8:00am-9:00am at the race
Devonian Park at Stanley Park . Right at the corner of DenmanStreet and Georgia Street.
From the start/finish (point A) runners are heading out along the scenic sea wall in Stanley Park . The 5K runners will take a left turn into Stanley Park and follow the marked route past the Aquarium back to the start/finish. The 10K runners continue their race along the seawall. Once the 10K runners pass second beach they will turn left to make their way back to the start/finish area along the lost lagoon lake. This flat course will be 100% road for the 10K and a mix of 60% road, 40% trail for the 5K. Please check the map below for details.
5K course map
10K course map
Our races are scheduled to start on time. We invite anyone to come early and enjoy a free pre-race coffee or snack, warm up or just get excited about the run.
- 10K starts at 9:00 am
- 5K starts at 9:15 am
We will provide live inofficial race results shortly after you crossed the finish line. The official race results will be posted by our partners from Trio Sports Events. You will receive an email including a link to the timing page after the race.
Medals will be given to top Male and Female finishers in each race category. We will also being offering a post-race Race Participant Club Night for all our runners to come for a personalized shop night at our MEC Vancouver store. (A specific date will be announced at a later point)
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*VOLUNTEER AT A MEC RACE AND WIN A SWEET PRIZE! Volunteer at one of our races and win a free race entry to any upcoming race PLUS a small thank you gift. Contact Mallory at firstname.lastname@example.org if you want to join our volunteer team or have any other questions.