The Merritt Country is over for 2018 and by all accounts the runners had a great time.  We could not have done this without our sponsors, volunteers and participants.  Who could have asked for a better day with great sunshine, no wind and mild tempatures.The results are in and can be found at

If you are involved in seting up the field, water stations, course signs please be at Voght Park by 7AM

If yu are involved in registration please be at Voght Park by 7:45AM

If you are directing runners at corners please be at Voght Park by 8:30AM

If you are helping take down the field, the route signs, water stations please be at voght park by noon

Volunteers are the lifeblood of the Merritt Country Run because without them there could not be a run!

Volunteers needed for all of the following:

  • Running the water stations
  • Cheer leading
  • Assisting with registration
  • Field set up and take down
  • Course set up and take down
  • Handing out medals
  • Race package preparation
  • Post race clean up
  • Course patrol (bike or motor bike)
  • Fruit preparation
  • Runner directors

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 If you add all that up it comes to about 75 people.  If you are interested, follow the link listed below and click on the "volunteer" button on the left hand side of the webpage.


Package Pickup is Friday, Sept 28th, 4PM to 9PM at the Merritt Civic Centre 1950 Mamette Ave., behind City Hall  Out of town may pick up their packages on Saturday at Voght Park at 8AM

     The Merritt Country Run has a race for everyone! Want to get your kids involved but not sure they're ready to tackle the 5km? No worries! We have a Twice Around the Track option thats perfect for those who enjoy running but are not into the longer distances! 

     The Twice Around the Track option is 400m long and located at Voght Park. Voght Park is also where the 5km, 10km, and half marathon will be starting and finishing so after you finish your race you can cheer on other runners as they cross the finish line! The Country Run Expo featuring many local businesses will also be located at  Voght Park so there will be lots to check out!

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