MEC Calgary Race ONE 2019: Trail

  • Date
    Saturday, 04 May, 2019
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary
  • Price
    $20.00
  • Address
    Wintergreen
    Bragg Creek
    Bragg Creek, AB

 

CANCELLED - DUE TO SNOW

MEC is excited to be offering THREE trail running races in 2019 with lots of distance and difficulty options. If you want a challenge, sign up for all 3 MEC Calgary Trail Races in 2019!

This is the first trail race of the MEC Calgary calendar for 2019. This race is at the edge of the mountains, and is sure to challenge any runner. Sign up and you will be running around the Wintergreen Ski hill through a variety of terrain from tree covered single track to the challenging grassy slopes of the former ski hill!



REGISTRATION

Distance

Online

In-store

Race day

5k / 10k / 15k

 

$20

Until 12pm May 1st

$20

Until 9pm May 2nd

$30

Until 8:30am May 4th

 


PACKAGE PICK-UP

IN STORE

Thursday, May 2 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, May 4, from 7:30am–8:30am at event site.  Please note that the races start on time so to avoid delays on race day we advise early bib pickup


RACE DAY INFO

Pre-race

7:30am: Bib-pickup opens

7:45am: New Registration opens ($30)

8:30am: Bib pickup & New registrations cutoff

START TIMES

9:00am: 15K start

9:10am: 10K start

9:20am: 5K start

Note: There will be a warmup 5 minutes before each race start.

There will be 4 heats within each distance that will be self seeded for speed to avoid congestion on the trails.

LOCATION

Wintergreen, Bragg Creek

The event will start at Wintergreen Country Club  (Approximately 50108 Moose Dr, Redwood Meadows, AB), near the town of Bragg Creek.

GETTING THERE

This race starts in Bragg Creek, about 30 minutes west of Calgary. Car pooling is the best option to get there.

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

We will have two 5km loops for this race. 

5K  - Will run loop #1

10K - Will run loop #1, then loop #2

15K - Will run loop #1, loop #2, then loop #1 (again). 

Loop 1

 

Loop 2


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

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.


RACE RESULTS

We’ll have live unofficial live race results at https://racedaytiming.ca/results.html. 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).


UPCOMING RACES

 

Want more? 

Road Races

    

Trail Races