MEC Calgary Race THREE 2019: Road

  • Date
    Saturday, 15 June, 2019
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary, Calgary South
  • Price
  • Address
    Bow River - Just West of Stampede Park
    803 MacDonald Ave SE
    Calgary, AB

Online registration for this event is now closed. 
You may register in store until Friday at 9pm.
Advance bib pick up is available at MEC Calgary downtown from 4pm to 9pm on Thursday.
Bib pick up is also available on site from 7:30am-8:45am.

5K / 10K / 15K / 21.1K

Forget the movie ticket or the over-the-top burger – for about the same price you get chip-timed results, coffee and bananas, finish-line massages, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff. MEC Calgary is excited to be offering FIVE road running races in 2019 and a tonne of distance options from a 1km kids' fun run all the way up to a full marathon. If you want a challenge, sign up for all 5 MEC Calgary Races!

For MEC Calgary Road Race THREE, challenge yourself with 4 distance options.


Register online until 12pm on June 13th (at bottom of this page) or in-store until 9pm on June 14, 2018.

Distance Online In-store Race day
2K Kids' Fun Run $10 $10 $15
5K / 10K / 15K $20 $20 $30
21.1K $25 $25 $35

Note: Race day registration is cash only, and is available from 7:30–8:45am on June 15 at the registration tent.


In store

Thursday, June 13 from 4pm–9pm, MEC Calgary (Downtown)

Package pick up deal: Get 10% off purchases you make in store when pick up your race package.

Race day

Saturday, June 15, from 7:30am–8:45am at event site


Start times

8:30am: 2K Kids' Fun Run start

9:00am: 21.1K start

9:10am: 15K start

9:20am: 10K start

9:30am: 5K

Note: There will be a warm-up 5 minutes before each race start.


Bow River, South Calgary

The event will start just west of Stampede Park (~ 803 MacDonald Ave SE), along the Elbow river.

Getting there

This race starts just west of Stampede Park and there is parking around the area. There will also be bike racks at the site and there are multiple bus stops within a short walk. Please consult Calgary Transit schedules for arrival and departure times.


As with many unique venues, parking is limited. There is street parking in the area as well as a paid parking lot about 10 minute walk from the start site.  


Bag Check

We will have a bag check on the race site. Feel free leave a small bag there while you run. Bag check opens with the race site at 7:30am.


Help us keep our races green by bringing your own water bottle. (Compostable cups and on-site recycling and composting will also be provided.)







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.


Nuun's flagship hydration product, Active, is packed full of four key electrolytes meant to dial in on optimal hydration yet is low insugar. When your body needs it the most, Nuun Active is the best way to re-hydrate or pre-hydrate! All water stations will be equipped with MEC's electrolyte partner Nuun Hydration. Train with Nuun Hydration products.


We’ll have live unofficial live race results at Official standings will be posted on the Race Day Timing site 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).


Saturday we'll be joined by GoodLife fitness who will be leading each distance in their pre-race warmup! They will also have a tent in vendor row, be sure to stop by and say hello! 



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