MEC Calgary Race FOUR 2019: Road

  • Date
    Saturday, 14 September, 2019
  • Time
    From 08:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary
  • Price
    $20.00
  • Address
    MEC Calgary
    830 10 Ave SW
    Calgary, AB

5K / 10K / 15K / 30K

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

For MEC Calgary Race FOUR, there are 4 distance options including the 30km, designed to fit into your training for fall marathons, including the MEC Marathon in October.

REGISTRATION

Register online (at bottom of this page) or in-store by September 13,  2018.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K / 10K / 15K $20 $20 $30
30K $25 $25 $35
1K Kids $10 $10 $15

Race day registration is cash only.


PACKAGE PICK-UP

In store

Thursday, September 12 from 4pm–9pm, MEC Calgary

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

Race day

Saturday, September 14, from 7:30am–8:45am at event site


RACE DAY INFO

Start times

8:00am: 30K Start 

8:30am: 1K Kids Start

9:00am: 15K start

9:10am: 10K start

9:20am: 5K start

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

Location

Quarry Park, 109 Quarry Way SE, Calgary

Getting there

We always encourage peolpe to ride their bikes, carpool and take transit to events to lower the environmental footprint of th event. There are bike racks at the site and there are multiple bus stops within a short walk. at the park’s edge as well – please consult Calgary Transit schedules for arrival and departure times.

Car Pooling 

In order to increase the accessibility of our events and lower our environment footprint, we are helping our participant car pool to all MEC Calgary events this year. With the map below, you can register your ride to the race as well as ask for a ride to race by clicking the "Filter" button on the map.

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

 

 


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. Find out more.


RACE SERIES SPONSORED BY

All water stations will be equipped by MEC’s electrolyte partner nuun hydration. nuun is high in electrolytes, yet low in sugar to keep you optimally hydrated throughout the race. NUUN PRODUCTS


RACE RESULTS

We’ll have live unofficial live race results at http://results.blitzevents.ca/. Official standings will be posted on the Blitz Evetns 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).

Want to see last year’s results to scope out how fast the course is? They’re on the Blitz site.


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