Candy Cane Course


Sponsored by North Kansas City Hospital


The Candy Cane Course has two locations. This page has the North race details. Click here to see our other location and date.

Join us for the annual Candy Cane Course, a Christmas-themed run that is perfect for the whole family. The fun includes great swag (designer shirt, custom medal), chip-timing, live results and awards, free photos, costumes, free kids dash, great post-race food, and plenty of fun activities. Grab your friends and family, because you are not going to want to miss this one! 

Race Date
Saturday Dec. 7

Race Location
North Kansas City YMCA (map)
1999 Iron St.
North Kansas City, Missouri

Start Time
5:30 p.m.

Packet Pickup
Friday Dec. 6th 3:00-6:00 p.m.

North Kansas City YMCA
1999 Iron St.
North Kansas City, Missouri

*Packet pickup is available from 4:00 to 5:00 p.m. on race day at the race location.

Race Pricing and Registration

Candy Cane Course 5k
$31 through Oct. 13
$34 through Nov. 17
$38 through Dec. 5
$42 at packet pickup and on race day

*Virtual Races add $5 for shipping

Youth (12 & Under)
$16 through Dec. 5
$22 at packet pickup and on race day

Kids’ Dash (Free)
Does not include shirt, finisher medal, bib/chip, etc.

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. Contact us for details.

Shirt Cutoff

Nov. 28

*We cannot guarantee a shirt for registrations placed after this date. You are welcome to check back after the start of the race for any unclaimed items.

Cancellation Policy (Adverse Weather, Virtual)

We have a no refund policy. If you can’t make it, you can switch to a virtual race and still receive your race swag. Read our full cancellation, adverse weather and virtual policy here.

Race Awards

Overall Male/Female
Top 3 Male/Female in:

10 & Under, 11-14, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-75, 80+

*You must contact us within two weeks to arrange pick up of any awards not received.

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 partnering with local charities.

We will be joining with Toys for Tots.

How You Can Help

Please bring new, non-wrapped toys to packet pickup or race day.