MEC Greater Vancouver: Trail Race THREE is the third of five events in the 2019 MEC Greater Vancouver Trail Race Series. Join us on July 27th for a challenging technical race in the beautiful Smoke Bluffs Park in Squamish, BC. For only $20 you can choose between a 5K or 10K race and enjoy the lush nature along the Sea to Sky! Runners will experience a fun and welcoming race atmosphere complete with professional chip timing, complimentary coffee, and fresh fruit.
*Race dates/location subject to change- permits pending*
Register online before July 25th. Online registration closes at 8:00am on July 25th.
Register in store before July 26th, 2019 at 7pm SHARP.
Note: Race day registration is available only if we do not reach our permit maximum, from 7:00am-7:45am.
***NOTE: For liability reasons, participants cannot sign up anybody other than themselves.
PACKAGE PICK UP
Friday, July 26, 2019 from 3:00pm - 7:00pm SHARP at MEC North Vancouver.
Saturday, July 27, 2019 from 7:00am - 7:45am SHARP at event site at Rose Park.
If you pick up your race package on Friday, July 26th, you will receive a 10% discount on your purchases that evening as per the following exceptions:
- Only valid on day of package pick up.
- Only on regular priced items, does not apply to clearance items (available in stock at the Vancouver store).
- Cannot be combined with any other discounts or on any previous purchases.
- Not applicable on Blundstone items or Intense bikes.
Distance changes will be accepted until 12:00pm on Thursday, July 25th, 2019.
Due to the volume of requests, we can no longer accept last minute or race day distance changes.
RACE DAY INFO
8:00am: 10K start
8:20am: 5K start
Please note that the course will remain open for a maximum of three hours for both distances.
Rose Park, Squamish
The event site is at Rose Park (8550 Loggers Lane)
The entrance to Rose Park is just off of Highway 99.
Traveling north on Hwy 99 (Sea to Sky Highway) towards Squamish, BC take a right at the main intersection of Cleveland Road and Logger's Lane on the highway. Continue to the parking lot.
Travel with Parkbus ActiveDays: Hop a ride with our community partner, Parkbus, and leave the car at home. Click here for more info or to book your transportation.
Help us keep our races green by bringing your own water bottle. (Compostable cups and on-site recycling and composting will also be provided.)
All waste from the event is handsorted after the race and recycled, composted or disposed of accordingly.
Our events are powered by electric generators from Portable Electric.
*subject to change
Approximately 410m elevation gain
Route map for MEC Smoke Bluffs 10K Trail Race on plotaroute.com
Approximately 230m elevation gain
Route map for MEC Smoke Bluffs 5K Trail Race on plotaroute.com
OTHER 2019 MEC vancouver: TRAIL RACE SERIES EVENTS
Click a race title to see the route details and register for an individual race. Some dates, distances and locations are subject to change, permit pending.
WANT TO RUN ALL FIVE OF MEC'S TRAIL RACES?
The Trail Race Series continues in 2019 but this time as a regional approach with six great running events. The MEC Langley, MEC Vancouver and MEC North Vancouver stores have combined forces to offer a really exciting series to showcase our exciting communities.
VOLUNTEER WITH MEC NORTH VANCOUVER
Volunteers play a very important role in our races! We have lots of opportunities for you to participate as an individual or group! Follow the link below to find out more about volunteering with the MEC North Vancouver Events Team!
Click Here for more information!
Official standings will be posted on the Trio Sports Events 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 Trio Sports Events under North Vancouver- July 28th
Race Series Sponsored by:
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