Shine Runners is a battle game in Mario Kart DS. The objective of Shine Runners is to collect and steal Shine Sprites from other players. The racers have sixty seconds to get as many Shine Sprites as possible. Racers can steal the Shine Sprites from their opponents. The players with the least amount of Shine Sprites when the time is up is removed from the game, and thirty seconds are added to the time. The person with the most Shine Sprites is the winner. It is very similar to Coin Runners.