MEC Barrie Race ONE 5K/10K 2019, Heritage Park

  • Date
    Saturday, 06 April, 2019
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 11:00 am EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Barrie
  • Price
  • Address
    Heritage Park
    5 Lakeshore Dr.
    Barrie, ON

MEC barrie Race one

Join MEC Barrie for a fun and friendly race on Saturday April 6th 2019 at Herritage Park in Barrie. A fantastic trail along Barrie's beautiful waterfront! Get chip-timed results, bananas, and unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff. 

Our inclusive race will provide a little something for every racer - get out for a fun run with friends, bring a first-timer, or challenge yourself and your PB. 


Online registration is now CLOSED. If you wish to register for the race you may do so in person on race day (April 6th) between 7:30am and 8:30am. 

Distance Online (+hst) In-store (+hst) Race day
5K $20 $20 $30
10K $20 $20 $30

Note: Race day registration is cash only, and is available from 7:30–8:45am on April 6th at the registration tent.


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


In store: Friday, April 5th from 11:00am-7:00pm, MEC Barrie

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

NOTICE: To help prevent theft, if you are picking up for a friend you must bring a signed photocopy of their id. We will also accept an email or text to you if you can present this upon pick-up. We will release bibs to family members in the same household. If you pick up your packet before race day, you can by-pass the bib line when you arrive. Please pick your bib up in store if possible as this drastically decreases wait times on race day.

Race day: Saturday, April 6th from 7:30am–8:30am at event site

RACE day info

Start times

9:00am: 10K start

9:10am: 5K start


Heritage Park, Barrie

The event site is at Heritage Park (5 Lakeshore Dr), located at the base of Mulcaster St.

Getting there

There is a City of Barrie parking lot onsite, as well as a paid lot across the street. The park is located in the downtown core, reasonably close to the bus station.

As always, MEC encourages participants to carpool to the site.


Help us keep our races green by bringing your own water bottle. (Compostable cups and on-site recycling and composting will also be provided.)


Participants will run primarily along the waterfront trail, most of the trail is paved, but there is a portion of the trail that is gravel . This route is an out and back towards the South Shore Centre. 


We'll have live unofficial race results within one hour of runners crossing the finish line at the results station on the race site. Official Standings will be posted on the Speed River 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 category awards). 

Check out 2019's results! 

5k Race Results 

10k Race Results 

race photography by dale avery photography

Post-race photos will be provided by Dale Avery Photography. Check back here for a link to the photos after the race!


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

Tiger Balm - a brand that millions use worldwide for quick, effective relief of their body aches and pains. With its unique formulation of herbal ingredients derived from ancient Chinese sources, this topical ointment has evolved from it's humble Origins to become a household name in close to 100 countries. Tiger Balm samples will be provided at all of our Ontario races this year.  


Know someone who wants to come cheer you on and give out high-fives? Volunteering with the MEC events team is a blast. Please check the image to find out more.

upcoming races

Want more? Please see the full MEC Barrie 2019 Race Series

We have races happening all across the Country! Check out more races happening in our region blelow: 

Toronto Race Series 

Burlington Race Series 

Kitchener Race

London Race Series 


This is an Atheletics Ontario sanctioned race. 




Please contact the Race Director if you have any questions via e-mail at