MEC Greater Vancouver: Road Race FOUR, Garry Point Park 5K / 10K / 21.1K

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  • Date
    Sunday, 09 June, 2019
  • Time
    From 08:30 am to 11:30 am PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Vancouver
  • Price
    $20.00
  • Address
    Garry Point Park
    12011 Seventh Ave
    Richmond, BC

GARRY POINT PARK

Forget the movie ticket or the over-the-top burger – for about the same price you get chip-timed results, tea and bananas, finish-line massages, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff.



Results: Male, Female, Other

Finish line photos: available at www.iPOLPOPHOTOS.com, or through their mobile app.  Photos are searchable based on date/time and location.  If you have questions or need help finding your photos, please contact katia@ipopo.com.

MEC Greater Vancouver: Road Race FOUR is the fourth of five events in the 2019 MEC Greater Vancouver Road Race Series offering.  Join us on June 9th for the race that is aimed to get some dirt under those shoes and for those who are all about getting active and staying fit.  For only $20 you can choose 5K or 10K race or for $25 a 21.1K race on the scenic dyke at Garry Point Park.  Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing, complimentary tea and fresh fruit.

*Race date and location is subject to change, permit pending*


REGISTRATION

Online registration closes June 7th at 8:30am PST. In-store registration is available until June 8th at 4:00pm SHARP.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K $20 $20 $30
10K $20 $20 $30
21.1K $25 $25 $35

Note: race day registration is cash only and + $10, and is available from 7:00–8:00am SHARP on June 9th at the registration tent.

***NOTE:  For liability reasons, participants cannot sign up anybody other than themselves.


package pick-up

In store

Saturday, June 8th from 10:00am–4:00pm SHARP at the MEC Vancouver store location only.

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

  • 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

Sunday, June 9th from 7:00am–8:00am SHARP at event site.


DISTANCE CHANGE

Distance changes will be accepted until 9:00am on Friday, June 7th, 2019. 

Due to the volume of requests, we can no longer accept last minute or race day distance changes.


RACE DAY INFO

Start Times

8:30am: 21.1K start 

8:45am: 10K start 

9:00am: 5K start 

Please note the course will close promptly at 12:30pm, which is a four hour maximum to complete the 21.1K distance.  

Safety Information

  • All routes 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
  • Due to liability reasons, dogs are not permitted to run with participants

Location

Garry Point Park, Richmond

The event site is at Garry Point Park (12011 Seventh Avenue, Steveston, BC).  It is located at the south west most part of Steveston.

Parking

The following parking options exist:

  • Garry Point Park parking lot.
  • Surrounding street parking, typically with a two hour maximum.
  • Surrounding parking lots (some are paid parking)

Bag Storage

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.

Sustainability

Waste Management

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). 

On Course

  • We will have plastic bins at each of our aid stations with white garbage bags (for recycling) located just after our hydration tables.

Reach your personal best and help us reach ours!

Green Hydration with BYOB "Bring Your Own Bottle"

Stay hydrated and keep our environment clean by bringing your own refillable water bottle on race day. You will be responsible for carrying your bottle throughout the event. Water and Nuun electrolyte refill stations will be available at all aid stations as well as at the event site.  We will provide compostable cups at aid stations but encourage runners to use their own bottle when possible to help reduce waste.

Shop MEC.CA for some great hand held water bottle options.


RACE ROUTE

5K

10K

Half Marathon


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.  


race results 

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! Please refrain from approaching the timing personnel, instead direct any questions to an MEC Vancouver staff member. 

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:

 

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REFUND POLICY

We love to offer amazing value for our events, but we can't offer refunds on registrations. Please see our refund policy here.

 

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