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

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  • 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

Challenge yourself this summer and join MEC and Big White Resort on July 7 at the MEC Kelowna Okanagan Trail Race ONE. There’s something for everyone from a 5K to a 50K, complete with finish-line extras and unlimited high fives from stoked MEC staff and volunteers!


RESULTS

5K - https://racedaytiming.ca/results/2019MECKRace1-5k

12K - https://racedaytiming.ca/results/2019MECKRace1-12k

22K - https://racedaytiming.ca/results/2019MECKRace1-22k

50K - https://racedaytiming.ca/results/2019MECKRace1-50k


 

PHOTOS

All race day photos were taken by Ty Holtan of Ty Holtan Photography and can now be found here.

 

REGISTRATION

Online registration closes at 8AM on Friday July 5, 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

Race day registration is from 7:15-7:45am (22K registration) and from 9:00-9:45am (5K/12K registration)

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


PACKAGE PICK-UP

IN STORE

Saturday, July 6 from 10am–5pm, 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.

NOTE- A friend or family member can pick up your package for you!

RACE DAY

No package pick up on Race day.


DISTANCE CHANGE

Distance changes will be accepted until midnight on Thursday, July 4th, 2019. 

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


RACE DAY INFO

START TIMES

7am: 50K start

8am: 22K start

10am: 12K start

10:30am: 5K start

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.

PHOTOS

All Race Day photos are now available here.

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. Electrolytes and water will be available.

12K - 668m elevation gain

 

The red crosses represent the Aid Station. Electrolytes and water will be available. Runners are encouraged to pack any additional nutrition required for the race.

22K - 1179m elevation gain

The red crosses represent the Aid Station. Electrolytes, water, food and beverages will be available (only nuun and water available at fire hall aid station).

Poles and bear spray are recommended.

50K - 2346m elevation gain 

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

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. Electrolytes, water, food and beverages will be available (only nuun and water available at fire hall aid station).

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

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 Hydration products

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