MEC Calgary Race THREE 2019: Trail

  • Date
    Saturday, 21 September, 2019
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 12:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Calgary
  • Price
  • Address
    Canmore Nordic Centre
    1988 Olympic Way
    Canmore, AB

NOTE: Bear Spray is mandatory for all Race Participants.

This is a requirement for all event participants at Canmore Nordic Centre


5km / 12km / 24km

MEC is excited to be offering FOUR trail running races in 2018 with lots of distance and difficulty options. If you want a challenge, sign up for all 4 MEC Calgary Trail Races in 2018!

For MEC Calgary Trail Race FOUR, there are 3 distance options to build on your trail running skills and to challenge the seasoned trail runner.


Register online (at bottom of this page) or in-store before September 20,  2018.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K / 12K $20 $20 $30
24K $25 $25 $35

There is a $5 trail maintenance fee included in the price of this event.

Note: Race day registration is cash only, and is available from 7:30–8:45am on September 21 at the registration tent.


In store

Thursday, September 19 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 21, from 7:30am–8:45am at event site.


Start times

9:00am: 24K start

9:10am: 12K start

9:20am: 5K start

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


Canmore Nordic Centre, Canmore

The event will be at Canmore Nordic Centre, at the west end Canmore.

Getting there

Canmore is about 45 minutes west of the Calgary City Limits. 

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.


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).


Want more? 

Road Races


Trail Races



NOTE: Bear Spray is required by all race participants for events at the Canmore Nordic Centre.