The Victory Lap 2019 at Children's Mercy Park

Sporting KC to host The Victory Lap 5K Run & Walk on June 8 at Children’s Mercy Park

Sporting Kansas City fans and families of all ages are welcome to participate in The Victory Lap 5K Run & Walk on Saturday, June 8, at Children’s Mercy Park.

All funds raised from the inaugural event will go directly to The Victory Project, the philanthropic arm of Sporting Kansas City that helps children fighting cancer and all of life’s challenges.

Registration for The Victory Lap 5K Run & Walk is now open and includes a race T-shirt, a finisher scarf and a complimentary ticket to the Swope Park Rangers home match vs. Charlotte Independence at 4 p.m. CT that afternoon at Children’s Mercy Park. The Run & Walk will begin at 8:30 a.m. CT, with participants starting and finishing inside the world-class stadium.

The Victory Lap: Race Day Schedule (Saturday, June 8, 2019)

  • 7-8 a.m. CT: Packet pickup on the Toyota Plaza at Children’s Mercy Park
  • 8:30 a.m. CT: Event starts at One Sporting Way
  • 10 a.m. CT: Awards – Top male and female receive two match tickets to Sporting’s match on July 6 vs. Chicago Fire, where they will receive on-field recognition

Since its founding in 2013, The Victory Project has united Sporting KC players, fans and staff in the battle against childhood cancer. In addition to raising funds that address specific needs of children undergoing cancer treatment, the organization has shared incredible memories with nearly 130 Victory Project Honorees — special guests affected by cancer who are invited to Children’s Mercy Park alongside their families for an unforgettable experience at every Sporting KC home match.

In 2017, The Victory Project launched Sporting Wishes, a program that identifies children who receive a secondary cancer diagnosis or relapse and grants them a special wish. These wishes give children an opportunity to experience incredible joy and happiness with their families.

For more information about The Victory Project or to make a donation, visit victorykc.org.

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