MEC Edmonton Race THREE: Trail

  • Date
    Sunday, 15 September, 2019
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 02:00 pm MDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Edmonton, Edmonton South
  • Price
  • Address
    Whitemud Park
    Fox Drive
    Edmonton, AB

The Whitemud Beast


This course weaves through the technical single tracks of Whitemud Ravine, Oleskiw and Rio Park.  Uncover some of Edmonton's best hidden gems in all their Autumn splendor.  With 5 distance options this course has something for everyone





Until Sep 13 12pm


Until Sep 14th 4pm

Race day

7:30 - 8:30 am Sep 15

5K $20 $20 $30 (Cash only)
10K $20 $20

$30 (Cash only)

15K $20 $20 $30 (Cash only)
20K $25 $25 $35 (Cash only)
25K $25 $25 $35 (Cash only)


Race Day Registration is CASH ONLY

All registrations are non-refundable and non-transferable

Package Pick-Up

To pick up your race package:

  • MEC SOUTH COMMON ON saturday, sept 14TH 10-4PM.

                          ​Racers can show their bib and get 10% off any purchases! *

                          You may send another person to pick up your race bib 

  • ON RACE DAY AT whitemud 7:30 AM - 8:30 AM ON sunDAY sept 15TH

*bib discount applies to all regular priced, in-store merchandise, including bikes & boats, only on day of bib package pick-up. Blundstone, Birkenstock & Glerups are exempt

Distance Changes

Distance changes will be accepted until 12:00 pm Sep12th, 2019.

No last minute or race day distance changes.

To request a distance change, please CLICK HERE

Race day Info

Start times

9:00 am: 25K START

9:10 am: 20K START

9:20 am: 15K START

9:30 am: 10K START

9:40 am: 5K START

Each distance has 5 waves spaced 1 minute apart (self-seeded by speed)


Whitemud Park - next to the Equestrian Park and behind the washrooms.  See race details for further information

Race Route

This is a legitimate trail race so please be prepared! The route is a combination of dirt single-track trail & double-track. You will encounter many hills, roots, bridges & other obstacles (both natural & human-made) along the course so watch your footing, wear proper footwear & have some fun out there. This course is unfortunately not suitable for strollers. We ask that there are no dogs or headphones on course for safety reasons.




The parking lots in whitemud park are small and will be full by 8:15am.  please use the main and overflow parking lots located next to fort edmonton.  it is an 10 minute walk to race site so please allow ample time



RaceDay Timing provides all timing and results.

We’ll be giving out medals to the top three male and female finishers in each distance category (no age categories awards).




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 


Stay tuned for 2020 Trail Race Series Value Packs!