MEC Kitchener Race THREE: 5K/10K

  • Date
    Sunday, 15 July, 2018
  • Time
    From 07:30 am to 12:00 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Kitchener
  • Price
    $15.00
  • Address
    Laurel Creek Conservation Area
    625 Westmount Rd N
    Waterloo, ON

LAUREL CREEK

The third run of 2018 takes place on July 15th at Laurel Creek Conservation Area in Waterloo. A fantastic trail through dense forest, and along the reservoir! Get chip-timed results, coffee and bananas, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff. 

This is the third of five events in the 2018 MEC Kitchener Race Series. Our inclusive series will provide a little something for every racer- get out for a fun run with friends, bring a first-timer, or challenge your self and your PB. Get more information about the 2018 MEC Kitchener Race Series, or register here for all 5 events.


RESULTS

The results are up on-line at the following link:

MEC Kitchener Race THREE Results

Congratulations to all runners!


REGISTRATION

Online registration closes at midnight on Thursday, July 12.

In-store registration closes at 4:00pm on Saturday, July 14.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K* $21 $21 $31
10K* $21 $21 $31

Note: race day registration is cash only, and is available from 7:30–8:30am on July 15th, 2018 at the registration tent.

PARK ENTRANCE FEE

Please be aware that there is an additional $6 park entrance fee in addition to the price of the Race (Race pricing is $15 + $6 = $21, Race day pricing is $25 + $6 = $31). When entering the park on race day participants will let the Conservation Area staff know they are taking part in the MEC Race. The $6 fee will be collected on Race day when participants pick up their timing chip.

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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*Distances subject to change based upon location availability

BRING A FRIEND CONTEST

Know someone that might want to run with you? Want a shot at winning a $50 MEC Gift Card? Get a friend to sign up for MEC Kitchener Race ONE and we'll enter you into a draw for $50 MEC Gift Card. Details here.


PACKAGE PICK-UP

To help prevent theft, if you are picking up for a friend you must bring a signed photocopy of their i.d. We will also accept an email to you if you can present this upon pick-up. We will release bibs to family members of the same last name. If you pick up your packet before race day, you can by-pass the bib line when you arrive. Please pick your bib up in store if possible as this drastically decreases wait times on race day.

In-store at MEC Kitchener Friday, July 13th 10am - 9pm
In-store at MEC Kitchener Saturday, July 14th 9am - 6pm
At Laurel Creek Sunday, July 15th 7:30am - 8:30am

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 INFO

START TIMES

  • 9:00am: 10K start
  • 9:15am: 5K start

LOCATION

Laurel Creek Conservation Area, Waterloo ON

SPECTATOR PARK ENTRANCE FEE

We love when people come along to cheer on the all the runners! But please be aware that spectators will be required to pay the regular admission fees for park entrance. This fee will be collected by the Conservation Area staff upon arrival to the park. The fee is a regular day admission, so you will be welcome to stick around after the race and enjoy the Conservation Area.

PARKING

Parking is available on-site, see map below.

GEAR CHECK

There will be 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 Kitchener 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.)


RACE ROUTE

5K Route

10K Route


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. Please check the image to find out more.


UPCOMING RACES

Want more? See the full MEC Kitchener 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 will be posted on the Speed River Timing site as well as this page within two business days of the event. Be sure to check back!

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


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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QUESTIONS?

Please contact the Race Director if you have any questions via e-mail at Rob.Freitas@mec.ca