MEC London Race ONE: 5K/10K/Half & Full Marathon (Boston Qualifier)
Update 6:38am: PROCEED with full marathon delayed until 8:30am.
if thunder/lightning persist past 7:30am another delay will be instituted.
Update 6:00am 25-05-19: our race crew is still waiting to get on the course. Full marathon will be delayed until 8:30am for setup time. Full marathon and half marathon will both start at 8:30am. Please keep checking this page for further updates.
Update 5:00am 25-05-19: our race crew is on site waiting for the storm to pass before we begin marking the course.
no delay is announced yet but check back at 6:00-6:30am.
8:00AM | Full Marathon: currently delayed until 8:30am
8:30AM | Half Marathon: on time
9:00AM | 5K/10K: on time
Update: Thunderstorm risk protocol
24/05/2019: There is still a risk of thunderstorms throughout Saturday morning advised. The race director will announce a proceed/delay/cancel procedure at 6:30AM on Race morning, 90 minutes before the start of the first wave (full marathon). This announcement will be posted on this race page and announced at the race site throughout the morning.
Other races may be delayed due to risk of thunder and lightning.
23/05/2019: Environment Canada and The Weather Network are advising a high risk of thunderstorms throughout Saturday morning. Regular updates will be posted on this website and sent directly to your e-mail that you have registered with. Please check this page and your e-mail regularly for notifications on potential changes to event times or cancellation due to extreme weather as per Environment Canada guidelines.
ST. JULIEN PARK - 5k / 10k / Half Marathon / Full Marathon (Boston Qualifier)
Continue your 2019 running season and join us for MEC London Race ONE: 5K/10K/Half Marathon and Full Marathon on May 25th, 2019. Choose from a 5K, 10K or a challenging Half Marathon or Full Marathon option (Boston qualifier). All distances running alongside the Thames River.
|5K / 10K||$20||$20||$30|
|21.1K Half Marathon||$25||$25||$35|
|42.2 Full Marathon||$35||$35||$45|
RACE DAY INFO
In the event of thunder and lightning BEFORE or at the start time of the event:
The race director will make a decision to proceed, delay, or cancel 90 minutes before the start of the earliest start time. We follow Environment Canada’s extreme weather guidelines for thunder and lightning. This will be announced on the race site and posted on the race website.
In the event that thunder and lightning starts DURING the event:
- Please seek shelter immediately. If you can hear thunder, you can get hit by lightning. When thunder roars, consider stopping your activity immediately and monitor your surroundings.
- Locate a staff member and they will direct you to the nearest area of shelter.
- Remain in shelter a minimum of 30 minutes after the last clap of thunder / lightning, etc.
- Remember the 30-30 rule: When you can count 30 seconds or less between lightning and thunder, head for safe shelter.
In the event of severe weather, MEC reserves the right to cancel the event for participant safety. As per our refund policy, MEC does not offer refunds or event transfers due to experiencing inclement weather within a 24-hour window of the indicated start time. MEC reserves the right to cancel events that experience thunder, lightning, and other environmental extremes as per Environment Canada Guidelines.
5km CLICK HERE
10km CLICK HERE
Half & Full Marathon CLICK HERE (full marathon to complete course twice)