MEC Victoria Race FIVE: 5K/10K/Half Marathon Trail Run 2017

  • Date
    Sunday, 29 October, 2017
  • Time
    From 08:40 am to 12:00 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Victoria
  • Price
  • Address
    Elk / Beaver Lake Regional Park - Filter Beds Parking Lot
    726 Beaver Lake Rd
    Victoria, BC


Celebrate the spookiest time of the year with a run! Get 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 2017. Our inclusive MEC Race Series provides the all-around runner a bit of everything, with 3 road running races and 2 trail running races. Get more information about the 2017 MEC Victoria Race Series, or register for all 5 races here


Online registration closes at midnight on Thursday, October 26.

In-store registration closes at 4:00pm SHARP on Saturday, October 28.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K $15 $15 $25
10K $15 $15 $25
Half Marathon $20 $20 $30

Note: race day registration is cash only, and is available from 7:00-8:00am on October 29 at the registration tent.

Register now


In store

Saturday, October 28 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, October 29 from 7:00am–8:15am at event site.


Start times

8:40am: Half Marathon start

9:00am: 10K start

9:05am: 5K start


Elk/Beaver Lake Regional Park, Filter Beds Parking Lot, Saanich BC

The event site is at the Filter Beds parking lot along Beaver Lake, off the Pat Bay Hwy.   

Getting there

There are two large parking lots off Beaver Lake Rd. There are multiple bus stops nearby – please consult BC Transit schedules for arrival and departure times. For more information on getting there, please reference the CRD Website.

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 7:00am.


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.)


New 5K/10K/Half Marathon routes are listed below. 



Half Marathon


Know someone who wants to come cheer you on and give out high-fives? Volunteering with the MEC events team is a blast. Find out more


Want more? See the full MEC 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.

We’ll be giving out medals to the top three male and female finishers in each distance category (no age categories awards).

Check back following the race and click on the links below for MEC Race FIVE 2017 results:

5K Results / 10K Results / Half Marathon Results2017 MEC Race Series Results

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