DEVONIAN HARBOUR PARK
Put some proof to those pace claims. Get chip-timed results, fun road routes, sweet finish-line extras (hello, massages!) and a guaranteed cheer squad for about the same price as a movie ticket.
MEC Greater Vancouver: Road Race ONE is the first event in the 2019 MEC Greater Vancouver Road Race Series offering. Join us on January 26th for the race that is aimed at all those whose new year's resolutions include getting active and staying fit. For only $20 you can choose between a 5K or 10K race, starting from picturesque Devonian Harbour Park and running counter-clockwise along the beautiful Stanley Park seawall on the edge of Vancouver's downtown West End. Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing and sweet finish-line extras.
*Race date and location is subject to change, permit pending*
Register online no later than January 23, or in-store (MEC Vancouver only) no later than January 25 at 7:00pm SHARP.
Note: race day registration is cash only and + $10, and is available from 7:00–8:00am SHARP on January 26 at the registration tent.
***NOTE: For liability reasons, participants cannot sign up anybody other than themselves.
PACKAGE PICK UP
Friday January 25th, 2019 from 2:00pm - 7:00pm SHARP at the MEC Vancouver store.
Saturday January 26, 2019 from 7:30am - 8:30am SHARP at event site.
The day you pick up your race package, you will receive an exclusive discount card that entitles you to a 10% discount as per the following exceptions:
- Only valid on day of package pick up.
- Only on regular priced items, does not apply to clearance items (available in stock at the Vancouver store).
- Cannot be combined with any other discounts or on any previous purchases.
- Not applicable on Blundstone items or Intense bikes
RACE DAY INFORMATION
10K = 9:00am
5K = 9:15am
The event site is at Devonian Harbour Park (1929 West Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC). It is located on the edge of Stanley Park at the corner of Denman Street and Georgia Street.
The following parking options exist:
- A paid parking lot at Devonian Harbour Park (1929 West Georgia Street).
- Surrounding street parking, typically with a two hour maximum.
- Bicycle racks are located along Denman Street, south of West Georgia Street.
We do NOT have a secure bag storage process, however a tent will be available in which you are welcome to store your belongings.
- MEC Vancouver staff members and volunteers are not responsible for any damaged, lost or stolen items.
- MEC Vancouver staff members and volunteers will not be available to hold any of your personal items.
- All routes are narrow and are open to public, please be courteous and be aware of dogs and cyclists.
- If you are using headphones, please respect other event participants and the general public by leaving one ear free so that you can hear any potential safety information.
- If you are participating with a stroller, please position yourself at the very back of the pack so that other participants do not have to run / walk around you.
- For liability reasons, runners are not able to bring their dog on the race route with them.
Medals will be awarded to top 3 male and top 3 female finishers in each race distance category.
5K Course Map
10K Course Map
GREENING & SUSTAINABILITY
At Event Site
- We will have two separate clusters of three plastic bins. Each cluster will have one bin for garbage (black bags), one bin for compost (clear bags) and one bin for recycling (white bags).
Reach your personal best and help us reach ours!
Green Hydration with BYOB "Bring Your Own Bottle"
Shop MEC.CA for some great hand held water bottle options.
VOLUNTEER WITH MEC VANCOUVER
If you have a passion for being outdoors & giving out some sweet high fives then we would love to have you helping out our racers! This is also a great opportunity for students looking to complete their volunteer or community service.
REGISTER TO VOLUNTEER HERE!
WANT TO RUN ALL FIVE OF MEC'S ROAD RACES?
The Road Race Series continues in 2019 but this time as a regional approach with five great running events. MEC Vancouver, MEC North Vancouver, and MEC Langley have combined forces to offer a really exciting race series to showcase our existing communities.
Sign up before January 25th, 2019 for only $15 a race! Click here to register.
Official standings will be posted on the Trio Sports Events 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).
Want to see last year’s results to scope out how fast the course is? They’re on Trio Sports Events.
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.
We love to offer amazing value for our events, but we can't offer refunds on registrations. Please see our refund policy here.