MEC Century Ride 2019: 50K/100K, Creemore Springs

  • Date
    Saturday, 28 September, 2019
  • Time
    From 09:00 am to 02:00 pm EDT
  • Organizer
    MEC Barrie, North York, Toronto
  • Price
    $45.00
  • Address
    Creemore Springs Brewery
    139 Mill Street
    Creemore, ON

registration is now closed

We will have race day registration availableon race day (Sept 28th) from 8:00am - 9:00am. Day of registration is $60 and is cash only. 

BIB PICKUP WILL BE AVAILABLE AT THE MEC Barrie STORE ON Friday September 27th BETWEEN 5:00 - 9:00pm. please note that the store will be closed until 5pm on the 27th so you cannot pickup your bib before 5pm.

We will aslo have bib pickup available on race day at the registration tent between 8:00am - 9:00am. We encourage everyone to pickup their bib in-store to avoid line ups on ride day.

ride START TIMES: 

  • 100k starts at 9:00am (pre-ride talk at 8:45am)
  • 50k starts at 9:30am (pre-ride talk at 9:15am) 

RIDE ruleS: 

  • A helmet must be worn at all times! If you do not have a helmet you will not be allowed to participate in the ride
  • You must have your bib visible at all times
  • Obey the rules of the roads (we will not be shutting any roads down for the ride


COME RIDE WITH US

Choose from a beautiful 50K, and 100K (approximate distances) route that takes you along the scenic roads of Creemore! There will be marshals and directional signs along the course, as well as rest stops along the way complete with hydration, fuel, and washrooms. Upon finishing, celebrate your accomplishment with food, drink and the camaraderie of other riders at the Creemore Springs Brewery.

No roads will be closed for this event. The route will be open to cars and other users, so we advise caution while out on the road.  While there is support, riders will need to be self-sufficient along the ride – pack appropriate clothing, spare tube, pump and patch kit, food and water if you feel you’ll need extra nourishment between aid stations.

 

tune ups, post ride massages, and catering by wildwood! 

  • Our in-house mechanics will be available for any last minute tweaking, as well as a mechanic on course in a mobile support van
  • There will be bike parking near the brewery, but NOT a bike valet.
  • Food and drink at the end of the ride! 
  • Our post-ride meal is being catered by Wildwood Hopspitality 
  • One beer is provided by Creemore for each rider.
  • Post ride massages by Oxford College massage students. 

PRICING

Registration Price
Regular $45
Day-of (Sept. 28th) $60 Cash Only
Registration will close at 11:00am on Thursday September 26th. Day of registration will be 8:00am - 9:00am (please register at least 30 minutes prior to your ride time). 
 

Your entry fee will include:

  • A fun family friendly time
  • Well marked, smooth roads for a safe, enjoyable ride
  • Post race meal 
  • Rest stations - water, nourishment and washrooms
  • Special in store discount - on ride day! 

PACKAGE PICKUP

In order to ride, MEC will be supplying a bib.  You can pick up your packet at any of the below times. We encourage all participants to pick up their package in store. Pick up your package and get 10% off at MEC Barrie.

Friday September 27th 2019: MEC Barrie Store - 61 Bryne Drive, Barrie - 5:00pm - 9:00pm. **PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR STORE WILL BE CLOSED ON SEPTEMBER 27TH UNTIL 5PM SO WE WILL ONLY HAVE BIB PICKUP AVAILABLE FROM 5-9PM. 

Race Day - Saturday September 28th 2019: Creemore Springs Brewery - 139 Mill Street, Creemore, ON - 8:00am - 9:00am


RIDE TIMES

100K – START @ 9:00am –   Pre Ride Talk at 8:45am 

50K – START @ 9:30am  -   Pre Ride Talk at 9:15am


ROUTES

100KM





Aid Stations on course: 

  • There are a total of two aid staions on the 100km course
  • The first aid station is along Preety River road and approx. the 30km mark
  • The second aid station is along Concession Rd. 8 at approx. the 65km mark. 
  • All aid stations will have washroom facilities available

50km

Aid Stations on course: 

  • There is one aid station along the 50km course
  • The aid station is located at the turn around point along Nottawasaga side road 36/37 at approx. the 22km mark
  • All aid stations will have washroom facilities available

**Distances are approximate and routes are subject to change due to construction**


IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Our in house mechanics will be available for any last minute tweaking. 
  • There will be bike parking available near the Brewery, but there will NOT be a bike valet. Each rider is responsible for their own bike. 
  • Helmets are mandatory! You will not be able to participate in the ride without a helmet.

PARKING

There is no specific parking located at the start / finish location.  Recommended parking located along city streets or municipal parking lots. 

WASHROOMS

There are bathroom facilities available at the start and finish area of the ride as well as at each rest stop. 


BIKE MAINTENANCE

MEC is pleased to offer in store Bike Maintenance 101 clinics for $20, including How to Change a Flatand Know your Bike. If you are familiar with the basics, we also offer Bike Maintenance 201 clinics for $60 on topics such as DrivetrainDerailleurs, and Brakes. Visit events.mec.ca for more information on MEC Bike Maintenance clinics at your local store.


VOLUNTEERING

Know someone who wants to come cheer you on and give out high-fives? Volunteering with the MEC events team is a blast. Please check the image to find out more.


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REFUND POLICY

We love to offer amazing value for our events, but we can't offer refunds on registrations. Please see our refund policy here.


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QUESTIONS?

Please contact the central events team at events.central@mec.ca