We have Reopened Registration!  Due to popular demand we rushed more medals in and have special pricing!  Donut Delay!

$20 5k

$25. 5k Challenge

$10 Kids Donut Dash

All participants will still get all the same swag EXCEPT a shirt.  We will have other donut shirts for sale at the race.

Attention Donut Lover!  We're happy to announce our 3rd Annual Great Donut Run will be held on Sunday, May 19th.  Registration Open Januay 15th. Watch for new VIP options for more Donut Sway! Donut miss out!

Yeaaah Baby!  That’s Right Donut Lovers, EVERYONE gets DONUTS and we're not talkin 'bout ordinary store bought kind.... We're takin delicious, mouth watering, shut the front door.....Glee Donuts who werevoted Best Donut Shop in OC.


What are you waiting for? Come join us for the most delicious 5k event in the Inland Empire!

Lace up and get your Donut Game on!   Run, walk or skip to the finish, just don't skip the donuts! Show your passion for donuts and get out there with your friends and family on this flat, scenic course with delicioius Donuts!  Run, eat, repeat or Walk eat and eat!  Any combo will do!

There's no need to speed through the course!  Leave your cares behind!   This is a non competitive 5k with no timing or clock.  Prizes and awards will be given for best costumes and most entertaining eaters.


Location:  Irvine Valley College 5500 Irvine Center Drive, Irvine CA 92618

Easy access and plenty of parking!  Race will be staged in front of the parking lot off Jeffrey in Lot 5 near the Performing Arts Bldg.  Parking is $5 and passes are available for purchase online.  You can also get one at Packet Pick up or Race day in the expo area. 

ONLINE REGISTRATION is opens January 15th and closes May 15th at 12pm PST


Prices for Late Registration starting May 16th:

5k Donut Run / Walk Entry:  $40

5k Donut Challenge Entry:  $45

Kids Donut Dash Entry:  $27



All participants will receive a spiffy Great Donut Run Shirt, a Custom Cast Donut Finishers Medal, donut race bib and of course….Donuts!….Donuts!…..Donuts!


Donut Run 5k:  All participants can grab a donut hole at the half way point and carb up at the Donut Hole Zone.  If you want to zip by and skip it you can!    No penalties for dashing by but what's the rush?  Enjoy a treat along the way!  Lot's of donut selfie spots so wear your best donut attire.  All finishers will also receive a donut shirt and custom race bib.  Sparkly medals will be given at the finish with your scrumptious Glee donut.  Flavors will include red velvet, blueberry and traditional glaze.   Strollers are welcome so bring the whole family.  Get everyone off the couch!  This is motivation at it's best!  


5k Donut Challenge:  If you REALLY love donuts then sign right up!  Donut Challengers will snack on their donut hole and then get two more donuts to gobble up in the Challenge Zone.  You'll also get a donut stick inflate to commemorate your challenge!  You don't have to finish both donuts BEFORE glazin a trail back!  Eat what you can, there's no penalty.  You still get your swag!  There's no "to go" orders in this area. All donuts must be eaten in the zone's where we'll have plenty of water to wash them down. 


Kids Donut Dash:  9:30 am Start.  Participants get a tshirt along with thier own donut and medal at the finish.

3 years and under.   Distance:  50 yards  Starts:  9:30 am

4-6 yr olds.  Distance:  100 yards  Starts:  9:35 am

7-9 yr olds  Distance:  1/4 mile  Starts:  9:40

10-12 yr olds  Distance:  1/2 mile  Starts:  9:45


Gluten Free /Vegan Donuts:  We will have limited quantities for those that select this option during registration.  There is a nominal fee and the prompt will show up before you check out.  No guarantee for this option if you sign up at packet pick up or race day.


Donut Course:

This is a closed course on paved pathways thoughout the campus.    It's a very flat course and stroller friendly. We ask that all stroller participants line up in the back. 


Donut Run Ambassadors/Referral Program:  Got friends and want Donut Bling?  Click on our Donut Run Ambassador Page here on our site and learn how you can get hooked up with must have Donut Swag.  We'll send you a link to forward to friends and family and when they sign up, you earn points for your very own Donut Car! Whoops? We got carried away there.  We don't actually have a car but if you sign up a zillion people we'll get one for you.


Expo:  There will be a mini expo at the finish with  a donut swag boutique, and extra donuts for purchase, so don't forget your cash!

Interested in becoming a vendor?  Contact us for more information!

Additional DonutsYES!!! MORE DONUTS!!!

We wil have more donuts for purchase benefiting Urban Health Alliance Rac for the Environment, if you wish to indulge more treats at the finish.

Refreshments:  Water, donuts and refreshments will be available for all participants at the finish.

Water:   One water station will be staged on the course at the half way point and more water available at the finish.  You can bring your own water bottles or drink of choice to wash down your donuts!

Note:  Donuts given on the course must be eaten in designated area.  Sorry, no "to go" orders.   What?!  We can’t run with donuts along the course?  Nope.  We want to keep you safe and only offer water at the mid point.   In the spirit of being a fun run, you can skip eating anything on the course and there's no donut penalty for not finishing your donuts.  We'll be capturing the best donut eating tactics and award the most entertaining eaters!  Game on Donut Lovers!


Please arrive by 7:30 and if you're picking up your packet on race day the arrive by 7am to avoid lines.  There is ample parking at the start off the College Park lot.  If you park in other lots off Central or Edison, please allow 5-10 min to walk over.  It's all very close and accesible.

Packet Pick up Location: Road Runner Sports Laguna Hills.  All attendees will receive a store discount for the day and a chance to enter for a free custom insole giveaway.   If you can't attend, we allow friends or family to get your packet by giving them copy of your race confirmation or written permission.  Packets pick up is also available Sunday, race morning from 6:30am to 7:45am.  Arrive early to avoid the line! 


Refunds:  I'm sorry but no refunds will be given.  Race will take place rain or shine.

Eat More Donuts and Run for the Environment!

Urban Health Alliance, Race for the Environment is dedicated to providing the public with awareness, education, prevention, practical application, and insightful remedies to protect the general public and their families against environmental hazards that may exist within their homes and the community. Information and assistance will be provided to educate and protect the public against environmental hazards including, but not limited to lead, asbestos, mold, pesticides, air quality, water quality, land quality, household, school, day care facility, ball fields, and playground issues.  Our goal is to protect children from environmental hazards and provide community action for a healthy environment. For more info:  www.race4theenvironment.org 

     Thousands and Thousands of Donuts coming!   Donut Miss out!                

#Great Donut Run      #Run For Donuts!           Keep Calm and Donut ON!      Do-nut Give up!       Take the CHALLENGE!     

5k Donut Run / Walk 5k

All 5k participants get a donut hole at the half and a fresh delicious gourmet donut at the finish with a sparkly custom cast donut medal and Donut shirts for all! 


5k Donut Challenge

If you're a Donut Fanatic this is your division!  Same 5k course but you get 2 extra donuts and more donut swag at the half way point!  Limited to first 100 people! 


Kids Donut Dash

Kids can earn their own medal and donut with these kid friendly distances.  There's something fo everyone and great fun for the whole family!  Get your sprinkle game on!


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