MEC Victoria Race ONE 2019: Trail
5K/10K/18K Trail Run
Good times and mud guaranteed with this MEC trail race! Join us as we explore the trails around Thetis Lake, back with a new longer distance for 2019. Get chip-timed results, bananas, finish-line mini-treatments, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff.
Online registration closes at midnight Thursday, March 28
In-store registration closes at 4:00pm Saturday, March 30
Race Day registration 7:30-8:30am CASH ONLY
Saturday, March 30 from 10am–4pm, MEC Victoria
Package pick up deal: 10% off purchases you make in store when pick up your race package.
Discount applies to in-stock, regular priced product in-store (Blundstone, Birkenstocks, Glerups footwear is exempt) and may not be combined with any other package deal or existing discount.
Sunday, March 31 from 7:30am–8:30am at event site
RACE DAY INFO
9:00am: 18K start
9:15am: 10K start
9:30am: 5K start
The event site is at the main beach at Thetis Lake Regional Park (Six Mile Road in Vie Royal/Langford) off the Trans-Canada Hwy.
There are two large parking lots off Six Mile Road and an overflow parking area. There are multiple bus stops nearby – please consult BC Transit schedules for arrival and departure times. For more information on getting there, please reference the CRD Website.
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 7:30am.
All Race Day photos are available on the Wednesday following the race on our MEC Victoria Flickr account for your viewing pleasure. Download and share your run with friends and family!
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 routes and distances are subject to changes, permits pending.
Please note: this race takes place on CRD shared-use trails, which will remain open to the public throughout this event; please follow proper trail etiquette.
Medals will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each distance category (no age categories awards).
Want to see how fast the course is? Check out results from last year's event!
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.
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We love to offer amazing value for our events, but we can't offer refunds on registrations. Please see our refund policy.