MEC Kelowna Okanagan Trail Race ONE: 5K/12K/22K/50K

  • Date
    Sunday, 07 July, 2019
  • Time
    From 07:00 am to 05:00 pm PDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Kelowna
  • Price
    $20.00
  • Address
    Big White Resort
    Happy Valley Road
    Big White, BC

BIG WHITE ULTRA

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


REGISTRATION

Online registration closes at midnight on Thursday July 4, 2019.

In-store registration closes at 4:00pm SHARP on Saturday, July 6, 2019.

Distance Online In-store Race day
5K $20 $20 $30
12K $20 $20 $30
22K $25 $25 $35
50K $45 $45 No race day registration

Note: Race day registration is cash only, from 7:30-8:30am (closes 30min prior to the 22K race start) at the registration tent.

Already registered, but looking to upgrade to the 22K or 50K distance? Upgrades can be completed online here - (deadline is midnight on Thursday, July 4, 2019).

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

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PACKAGE PICK-UP

IN STORE

Saturday, July 6 from 10am–4pm, MEC Kelowna store .

Package pick up deal: Get 10% off purchases you make in store when pick up your race package. Discount applies to in-stock, regular priced product in-store (Blundstone, Birkenstock and Glerups footwear are exempt) and may not be combined with any other package deal or existing discount.

Race day

No package pick up on Race day.


RACE DAY INFO

START TIMES

7am: 50K start

8am: 22K start

10am: 12K start

10:30am: 5K start

Note: start times are subject to change, permit pending

LOCATION

Big White Resort

The event site is at Big White Resort, located at the end of happy Valley road

GETTING THERE

From Kelowna, follow Hwy 33. Turn left on Big White road. Once at Big white, turn right on Happy Valley road. The event site will be at the end of the road.

GEAR CHECK

We will have a bag check on site race morning for your convenience. Feel free to leave a small bag there while you run. Bag check will open at 6am.

PHOTOS

All Race Day photos are available on the Wednesday following the race on our MEC Kelowna Flickr account for your viewing pleasure. Download and share your run with friends and family!

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 be offering 4 distances for this event in 2019: 5K/12K/22K/50K. Routes are to be confirmed - check back in the spring.

5K - 214m elevation gain

The red crosses represent the Aid Station. Food, Electrolytes and Beverages will be availalble at each of them.

12K - 668m elevation gain

 

The red crosses represent the Aid Station. Food, Electrolytes and Beverages will be availalble at each of them.

22K - 1179m elevation gain

The red crosses represent the Aid Station. Food, Electrolytes and Beverages will be availalble at each of them.

Poles and bear spray are recommended.

50K - 2346m elevation gain 

 The 50K is composed of 3 loops, the lower loop (blue arrows), the "22K loop" (red arrows) and the "12K loop" (green arrows). All loops are to be run clockwise. The "red loop" does not come back to the start/finish area. Runners will transition directly to the "green loop".

A drop bag is permitted at the start/finish area which is also the 18K mark of your race. 

The red crosses represent the Aid Station. Food, Electrolytes and Beverages will be availalble at each of them.

Poles and bear spray are recommended.

Please note: the trails are not opened to the public until the summer season kicks in. Access to the 24 and 50K trails will only be allowed on race day.


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. Sign up as a volunteer or find out more here.


UPCOMING RACES

Want more? See the full 2019 MEC Kelowna Okanagan Trail 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 and a full listing of results will be posted on Race Day Timing 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).


PARTNERS

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