Guidebook

MEC High Point Race Series: Whitemud Beast

The 2020 MEC High Point Race Series may be cancelled, but you can still run the race routes!

Description

Before hitting the trails, please refer to your local health authorities to ensure you are able to run in the specified areas.

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.

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.

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MEC Whitemud Beast - 5K

MEC Whitemud Beast - 5K

5.4 km
92 m
85 m
This loop is a technical singletrack with lots of twists and turns to keep you on your toes.
Moderate
Private
MEC Whitemud Beast - 10K Route

MEC Whitemud Beast - 10K Route

11.2 km
219 m
216 m
Continuing from the 5K loop, this route follows the riverbank singletrack and circles back through the stunning long grass flats.
Moderate
Private
MEC Whitemud Beast - 15K Route

MEC Whitemud Beast - 15K Route

16.0 km
376 m
374 m
The third leg of this race winds through Westridge Ravine's punishing climbs.
Moderate
Private
MEC Whitemud Beast - 20K Route

MEC Whitemud Beast - 20K Route

20.8 km
502 m
500 m
Tackle this off camber singletrack that leads to some stunning ridge vistas of the city.
Difficult
Private
MEC Whitemud Beast - 30K Route

MEC Whitemud Beast - 30K Route

30.8 km
739 m
736 m
With names like Shipwreck hill, Hoodoos Revenge and Dead Legs - are you up for the challenge?
Difficult
Private