MEC Burlington Race TWO: 5K/10K/Half Marathon
Join us for MEC Burlington Race TWO: 5K/10K/Half Marathon on May 16th, 2015 at 9:00am. This 5K/10K/Half Marathon certified race (ON-2013-159-BDC) is the perfect event to kick-off your 2015 races. Starting from Confederation Park, enjoy this race down the Hamilton Waterfront Trail. Choose from a 5K/10K or more challenging Half Marathon. This course is certified and chip timed!
Please note: Online registration Closes Wednesday May 13th. In-store registration is open Thursday May 14th & Friday May 15th until 9pm. Day of registration is available, between 8:00am – 8:45am. Cost of registration will increase to $25.00 (tax included – cash only) Half Marathon is $20 +HST (tax included – cash only)
Big News: Canada's Olympic Marathoner Reid Coolsaet is coming for a run! This is your chance to lineup with a pro!
Confederation Park – WildWater Works Entrance; 680 Van Wagners Beach Road, Hamilton, Ontario L8E 3L8
Please register online before May 13th at 12:00pm EST. Pre-registration is only $15.00 +HST, Half Marathon is $20 +HST
Register the day of the race between 8:00am – 8:45am. Cost of registration will increase to $25.00 (tax included – cash only) Half Marathon is $20 +HST (tax included – cash only)
In order to race, MEC will be supplying a race bib and shoe chip timer. All racers must pick up their race bibs themselves. All registered racers must wear their race bib in order to run and must wear the shoe chip timer on their shoe in order to get timed. You can pick up your packet at any of the below times. Important: You must pick your chip up on race day. Chips are really expensive and this reduces loss. Your packet your bib. If you pick up your packet before race day, you can by-pass the bib line when you arrive. Here are the times that you can pick up your packet.
Thursday May 14, 2015
- Burlington MEC Store
- 10:00am – 9:00pm
Friday May 15, 2015
- Burlington MEC Store
- 10:00am – 6:00pm
RACE DAY: May 16, 2014
- Confederation Park – WildWater Works Entrance
- 7:30am – 8:45am
Chip pickup is at the race only between 7:30am – 8:45am. This will time your race. Here is a YouTube how to video on how to attach your chip to your shoe.
CAN I PICK UP MY FRIENDS PACKET?
Everyone must pick-up their own packet. This reduced the chance of theft. If you would like to pick-up someone else’s packet, you must have a photocopy of their ID that is signed. Everyone can pick up their packet on the day of the race. Since MEC races are smaller, the wait times to pick up your packet on race day is minimal. This can be done between 8:00am – 8:45am.
There are tons of free parking spaces at Confederation Park and best of all, it is free! Please make sure you reduce your carbon footprint and carpool. If you would like to bike, there are tons of places to lock up your bike and we will keep an eye on it while you run.
There are bathroom facilities at the park.
Maps can be found on our Flickr Page. Click here to be redirected!
Results will be posted after the event and through email. You can find them athttp://guelphvictors.ca/ Medals will be awarded following the race for first, second and third place in each distance
INTERESTED IN VOLUNTEERING?:
All great events are made up of amazing volunteers. If you are interested in being a part of our volunteer team please register here.
CHECK OUT OUR OTHER MEC RACES:
- MEC Burlington Race ONE: Trail Run – April 18th, 2015
- MEC Burlington Race TWO: 5K/10K/Half Marathon – May 16th, 2015
- MEC Burlington Race THREE: 5K/10K/15K – June 20th, 2015
- MEC Burlington Race FOUR: 5K/10K/15K – September 5th, 2015
- MEC Burlington Race FIVE: 5K/10K/Half Marathon – October 17th, 2015
If you have any questions or concerns about the race, please feel free to contact me and I will be more than willing to help you out.