MEC Victoria Race TWO 2019: Road
Through cedar, spruce, and epic vista - oh the places you’ll go. Join us for our annual road race and cruise up the hills and along the lagoon at Royal Roads. Get chip-timed results, coffee and bananas, finish-line massages, plus unlimited high-fives from stoked MEC members and staff.
Online registration closes at midnight Thursday, May 24
In-store registration closes at 4:00pm Saturday, May 25
Race Day registration 7:00-8:00am CASH ONLY
Saturday, May 25 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, May 26 from 7:00am–8:00am at event site
Distance changes will be accepted until midnight on Thursday, May 23rd, 2019.
Due to the volume of requests, we can no longer accept last minute or race day distance changes.
RACE DAY INFO
8:30am: Half Marathon start
9:00am: 10K start
9:10am: 5K start
The event site is at Royal Roads University (77 University Dr) along Esquimalt Lagoon near the Royal Roads Anchorage.
Parking is available at Royal Roads University - please park in the lower lots below Hatley Castle off University Drive. 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 Royal Roads 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 7:00am.
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.
Note: This route is a mix of trail and road.
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.
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
We love to offer amazing value for our events, but we can't offer refunds on registrations. Please see our refund policy.