Welcome to The Kansas City XC Cup! 

The KC XC Cup is a 5k cross country style race in which everyone is welcome to attend! We encourage you to build or join a Club or Corporate team to have the most fun, but individual entries are great too! Races benefit Warrior's Best Friend. For more information on this cause, visit their website HERE.   

There are two featured races:

  • KC XC 5k featuring Club and Corporate teams or sign up as an individual. All ages and abilities may register. (8:00 - 8:45 AM)
    • Members of a competitive team may be any age for Men's or Women's Teams (No co-ed teams)
  • High School Girls and Boys 5k (9:15 - 10 AM)
    • Members of a boys or girls competitive team must be 14-19 years old to be eligible for awards.

Team Scoring

  • Each team must consist of a minimum of 5 members to be considered for scoring.
  • Scoring will be based upon the top 5 finishes of your team. The lower the score, the better the placing.
  • There are no limits to number of team members.


  • Top 3 Male and Female runners in the High School Race
  • Top Male and Female High School Team
  • Top 3 Overall Male and Female in the Community Race
  • Top Club Team
  • Top Corporate Team

There will be no finisher awards. Commemorative t-shirts are not included with signup, but high quality shirts will be available for purchase separately.


Packet Pickup

  • Pickup for race bibs will be at RUN 816 (304 Westport Rd, KC, MO 64111) from noon to 6:30 PM on Friday, November 9th.
  • A team member may pick up bibs for their teammates.
  • Packets will also be available at the race location from 7:00 to 7:45 AM the day of the race.

Please refrain from the following:

  • Use of headphones
  • Running with pets
  • Pushing of any baby jogger

Refund Pollicy

  • If the race is called off due to weather, no refunds will be issued. This event was created to benefit Warrior's Best Friend and no refunds will be given for any reason. All funds will be donated.