MEC Race Series

2020 High Point Race Series – COVID Cancellation Notice

As you know, COVID-19 has affected how we can safely recreate together in groups. Given these evolving guidelines, we have made the decision to cancel the 2020 High Point Race Series.

Due to the extraordinary circumstances associated with COVID-19, MEC is making an exception to our refund policy and will be providing all race participants with a refund of their paid registration fee. Registered race participants will receive an email from MEC regarding the refund process.

Thank you for choosing to run with us. We hope to see you out on the trails, racing again soon.

Rad run community. Sweet scenic views. And a runner’s high you’ll remember for years. Find start lines across Canada to put your personal best to the test.

British Columbia

Big White Ultra - Cancelled

Distances: 6K/12K/20K/50K
Location: Big White Ski Resort
Date: TBD

Choose your mountain challenge. With lots of distances up for grabs, you get to decide just how far to go. One thing all trail distances have in common? Each one heads straight up a ski run to get your thighs buzzing.

Pacific Spirit Sprint - Cancelled

Distances: 5K/9K
Location: Pacific Spirit Park, Vancouver
Date: Sunday, October 4, 2020

Fly through deep forests on fun trails. The Pacific Spirit Sprint is the only race that happens in this fern-filled park – and it’s an awesome one. Expect challenging climbs, fun and flowy singletrack, and wide trails built for speed.


Whitemud Beast - Cancelled

Distances: 5K/10K/15K/20K/30K
Location: Whitemud Park, Edmonton
Date: Sunday, September 20, 2020

Choose your singletrack challenge. With five distances up for grabs, you get to decide just how far you want to go. Look forward to killer climbs, smoking-fast downhills, and race routes that cover some of Edmonton’s gnarliest trails.


Kortright Crusher - Cancelled

Distances: 6K/12K
Location: Kortright Conservation Area
Date: Sunday September 27, 2020

Get your heart pumping at Kortright. Choose from two satisfying singletrack routes with awesome views of the river, and rip through forest trails in search of your next personal best.


Gatineau Park Ultra - Cancelled

Distances: 3K, 11K, 20K, 30K, 50K
Location: Camp Fortune, Chelsea, QC
Date: Sunday, August 9, 2020

New trail runner? Experienced trail runner? There’s a challenge with your name on it in Gatineau Park. Expect excellent singletrack, tough climbs (you got this), and a fun vibe at the foot of the mountain for your crew. Named one of Canada’s must-run trail races by Canadian Running.

Marathon du Mont-Royal - Cancelled

Distances: 5K, 10K, 20K, 42K and 1.5K for kids
Location: Mount Royal Park, Montreal
Date: Saturday, October 24, 2020

The only marathon on Mount Royal, and lots of other distances for anyone who’s got big (but not quite marathon-big) goals in mind. Soak in pretty views and fall scenery on loops through the park. Easy to access by transit and co-organized with CPAWS Quebec.



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