MEC Halifax Race THREE: 5K/10K/15K - Musquodoboit Trailway

  • Date
    Sunday, 29 September, 2019
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 11:00 am ADT
  • Organizer
    MEC Halifax
  • Price
    $20.00
  • Address
    MusquodoTrailwayboit
    50 Park Road
    Musquodoboit Harbour, NS


Welcome to the third race in the 2019 MEC Halifax Race Series!

Join MEC Halifax for a race along the old railway bed that follows Musquodoboit River, with great views and tons of fresh air. This route is flat and fast and you can definitely push for your new personal best. Afterward, you can pop over to the local farmers market or brave a dip in the ocean.

MEC Race Series Club Challenge! Please indicate the name of your running club when picking up your bib for a chance to win our glorious trophy. Can your group unseat the current champions, or will The Mountain View Runners win again?

Register now online or in store before Saturday, September 29th at NOON


REGISTRATION

Distance Online In-store Race day

5K

$20

$20

$30

10K

$20

$20

$30

15K

$20

$20

$30

Note: race day registration is cash only, and is available from 8:00–8:30am on September 29th at the registration tent.

REFUND POLICY

We love to offer amazing value for our races, but we can't offer refunds on races.

As with all of our races, all ticket sales are final. Refunds will not be given due to sickness, injury, or failure to show up for the event. Registrations are non-transferable; you can't transfer your registration to someone else, and we can't transfer it to another race. If you have a question about a paid event for which you registered, please contact us at events@mec.ca.


BIB PICK-UP

In-store

Friday, September 28 10:00 am - 6:00pm, and Saturday, September 29th 10:00 am - 5:00 pm.

Package pick up deal: Get 10% off purchases you make in store when picking up your race package. Discount does not apply to clearance items, Blundstones, Birkenstocks, and package deals.

Race day

Sunday, September 30th from 8:00am–8:30am at the registration tent. 


RACE DAY INFO

Start times

9:00am: 15K start

9:05am: 10K start

9:10am: 5K start

Earphones permitted, but not recommended 

Runners are responsible for knowing the course

No dogs.

Location

Musquodoboit Trailway, Musquodoboit Harbour

Getting there

The trailhead is around 45mins from downtown Halifax. Follow route 7 or 107 from Dartmouth till you arrive in Musquodoboit Harbour. Turn down route 357 then onto Park Rd. Parking is very limited we encourage you to carpool with friends and members of your running club.

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

5K

10K

15K


VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Know someone who wants to come to cheer you on and give out high-fives? Volunteering with the MEC events team is a blast. Email veronica.sweeney@mec.ca for more information.


UPCOMING RACES

Want more? See the full MEC Race Series


RACE RESULTS

We’ll have live unofficial race results within one hour of runners crossing the finish line at the results station. Official standings will be posted on the Atlantic Chip 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 Atlantic Chip's event site.


Nuun

Nuun’s flagship hydration product, Active, is packed full of four key electrolytes meant to dial in on optimal hydration yet is low in sugar. 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 PRODUCTS!