Dec 8th 2018

Join us on Saturday, December 8th for the annual Candy Cane Course 5k and 10k in McKinney. The Candy Cane Course is a Christmas-themed run that is perfect for the whole family. The fun includes a costume contest, free kids dash, great post-race food, and plenty of fun activities and vendors! You are not going to want to miss this one. All Candy Cane Course 5k & 10k race participants will receive:

  • Chip-timed run on a Garmin-certified course with live results
  • Custom event shirt (must register by deadline date)
  • Custom 3″ finisher medal for all 5k and 10k participants
  • Awards for top 3 male and female finishers in each age group (every 5 years)
  • Free race pictures
  • Custom race bib
  • Special youth pricing for 12 and under

The Candy Cane Course is part of the Bodies Holiday Race Series. Sign up for the whole series for big discounts and member’s only perks. To learn more about the series or sign up: click here. Can’t make a race, sign up for the virtual race option.

Race Location & Course Map:

Cinemark Movies 14 (map)
1701 S Central Expy, McKinney, TX 75069

5K Course Map | 10K Course Map

Race Start Time:

The Candy Cane Course 5k & 10k will start at 8:00 AM

Packet Pick Up

Friday, December 7th from 2:00-6:00 pm

Academy Sports McKinney
1720 W University Dr. McKinney, TX 75069 (map)

*Packet Pickup is also available on race day at the race location from 6:45 to 7:30 AM.

Race Pricing & Registration:

Candy Cane Course 5k & 10k fees are the same

  • $31 through Oct 14
  • $34 through Nov 18
  • $38 through Dec 6
  • $42 at packet pickup and on race day *Virtual Race entries will have a $7 charge for shipping.

One Mile Walk 

  • $24 through Nov 18
  • $28 through packet pickup and on race day

Youth (12 & Under) – if they want t-shirt, finisher medal, bib otherwise they can run in the kids dash for free!

  • $24 through Nov 18
  • $28 through packet pickup and on race day

Volunteers – can’t run or have someone coming to cheer you on, we are always looking for help! It’s rewarding and we will reward you with a free entry for helping out! Contact us for details.

*You must register by November 29th to be guaranteed a shirt, we cannot guarantee a shirt or size for registrations placed after this date.

Registration Options:

  1. Register Online Now!
  2. Sign up at Packet Pickup or Race Day
  1. *Paid registrations cannot be refunded or transferred, see our cancellation policy here. You are welcome to switch to a virtual race entry, up until race day, and still get your shirt, medal & bib but you must contact us to arrange shipment.   

Race Day Activities Schedule:

We aim to provide a great race experience by keeping everything organized and on time. If any adjustments need to be made we will make announcements to keep you up-to-date. Thanks for your understanding and support

  • 6:45-7:30 – Packet pickup & race day registration
  • 7:40 – DJ led, fun warm up
  • 7:45 – Costume contest
  • 7:50 – Kids dash
  • 8:00 5k and 10k race start

Immediately following your finish you will have live results, post-race snacks, and finisher medals waiting for you!

Race Awards:

Prizes for the Candy Cane Course will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in the 5k and 10k races. The age categories are: 10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+

*If your award is not picked up on race day you will need to email within one week to make arrangements for pickup or shipping.  Thank you and congratulations! 

Charity Partner:

Our mission at Bodies Race Company is to make a positive impact in our community. We do this by providing a healthy activity for the whole family and benefiting local charities. We want everyone to have a great time and invest in their health but we are also calling on our great community to help those in need.  The Candy Cane Course aims to support Hope Clinic in McKinney.  The Hope Clinic provides health care services and resources to uninsured McKinney residents.  We are calling on participants to bring and donate Kleenex, toilet paper, water bottles, paper towels, band aids and healthy snacks for patients in waiting room (granola bars, nuts, etc.).  Let’s help this great organization continue to achieve a great cause!