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MEC RUN 2017

Gear, apparel, meet-ups and advice

Story by MEC February 25th, 2017

We've spent over 45 years exploring Canadian trails. Our thoughtful and thorough collection of trail running gear reflects our intimate relationship with gravel, dirt and #GoodTimesOutside.

Please click here for MEC's complete running and fitness product guide.

RUNNING/FITNESS TOPS - Women

MEC TEMPO WIND BREAKER JACKET: Using a stretch-woven fabric, this shell won't restrict movement. The fabric is breathable, but provides a barrier to block cold wind. And a mesh-lined hood keeps your ears covered and your hair out of your eyes.

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Feels like soft cotton, performs like a fast-drying technical tank. It's stretchy for far-reaching yoga or climbing moves, and breathable for tempo runs or day hikes.

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Sports bras

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shorts and tights

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Running packs

Running packs are one of the fastest growing categories in running because enjoying the destination is a high priority. These packs are perfect for carrying an extra layer, your phone, lunch or a picnic blanket. Our MEC staffers can help you find the pack that works for you.

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DISAPPEARING water bottle

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CIELE ATHLETICS GOCAP STANDARD

Lightweight, quick-drying, and stylish, this hat will be a warm weather fave.

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run socks

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Trail runners - women

MEC has the most comprehensive trail run shoe collection in Canada and the expertise to help you find the one that works for your stride.

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Trail runners - MEN

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FITNESS TRACKERS

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RUNNING/FITNESS TOPS - MEN

MEC FURY WIND BREAKER JACKET: Using a stretch-woven fabric, this shell won't restrict movement. The fabric is breathable, but provides a wind barrier, and a hood keeps your ears covered and out of the cold.

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MEET OUR RUNNING AMBASSADOR

Jim Willett is an ultra-marathon runner and a cancer survivor, and has set the fastest known time for running the entire Bruce Trail (approximately 900 kilometres). Willett leads the weekly run meet-up at MEC's new North York location - rain, shine or snow.

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