2018 Great Donut Run is ramping up!  Sign up today! 

You get a Donut! ...You get a Donut!…You get a Donut!.... and ….YOU get a Donut!
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.....Donuts!  

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

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 when there's donuts to be enjoyed!  Leave your cares behind and enjoy this run for the sheer fun of it.  This is a non competitive event 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

Conveniently located between the 5 fwy / 405 fwy off Jeffrey Ave.

ONLINE REGISTRATION Closes Monday May 14th  at 10 am PST.


IF YOU MISS ONLINE REGISTRATION:  You can sign up at Packet Pick up on Saturday, May 19th at Road Runner Sports in Laguna Hills from 11am to 4pm  PLEASE bring CASH to make it easier and faster to get you registered.   You can also sign up on Race Day, at Irvine Valley College from 6:30am to 7:15.  We can't guarantee shirt sizes for late reg.


Prices for Late Registration after May 14th:

5k Donut Run / Walk Entry:  $45

5k Donut Challenge Entry:  $50

Kids Donut Dash Entry:  $27

Virtual Run/ Walk Entry:  $30


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


Donut Run 5k:  All participants will have an opporutnity to carb up at the Donut Hole Zone.  Each participant will receive a delicious donut hole near the half way point which they can eat on the spot or skip entirely.  No penalties for not eating a donut hole, but what's the rush?  Enjoy a treat along the way!  All finishers will also receive a donut after they finish along with thier medal.  Donut shirts will be given when their packet is picked up.

5k Donut Challenge:  Participants that enter the Donut Challenge will get their donut hole at the Donut Hole Zone and continue to our special Donut Challenge Zone where Volunteer Donuteers will hand out two additional donuts to participants entered in the challenge division.  The goal is to finish both donuts BEFORE glazin a trail back to the finish but there's no donut penalty for not finishing them.  Lot’s of water will be available!  No "to go" orders in this area.  Everyone must leave the zones donut free.  If you finish both donuts you'll receive a surprise donut swag to go!


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 Donuts:  We sourced gluten free donuts and we'll have them in 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. 


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.

Virtual Runners:  Can't make the date?  No problem!  Still join in on the fun and receive the cool race swag medal and race bib!  Just complete the run on your own timeline between now and May 15th and post a picture of your finish on our FB page.  Race Swag will be sent out May 22nd. 

Expo:  There will be a mini expo at the finish with enthusiastic vendors highlighting the best snazzy products and stupendous rock star services in the area, 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 if you wish to indulge at the finish while supplies last.

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 help 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 don't have water along the whole route.  In the spirit of being a fun run, you can skip eating anything on the course and there's no 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!


Both entrances off of Jeffery will remain open until 7:30am.  It will close promptly for race preparation.  You can enter and exit off Irvine Center Drive the entire morning.  The race is staged in front of the Performing Arts Bldg near the Jeffery entrance.

Packet Pick up:   You can pick up your race bib and tshirts from 11 am to 4pm on Saturday May 19, 2018 at Road Runner Sports Laguna Hills.   If you can't attend, you can have a friends or family get your packet by giving them copy of your ID and written permission.  You can also pick up on race morning between 6:45 and 7:30 but lines may be long.  Arrive early! 

All participants attending packet pick upn will receive from Road Runner Sports:  10 Road Runner Bucks OR 25% off for VIP Family Members.

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

Pets:  Friendly Pets are allowed and must be leashed at all times and accompanied by a Donut Run /Walk participant.  One pet per participant.  Please use a leash of 5 ft or less, for the safety of all pets and line up towards the back of the start.  Some runners like to zig zag at the start so it's best to keep to the side of the race field.  Our Donuteers will try and bring your donut holes to you at the first table in the Donut Zones so you and your pet do-nut get smuushed.  The same will apply if you're entered in the Challenge.



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 

Prices will increase as the event gets closer so register today!

5k Donut Run / Walk 5k

There will be plenty of donuts for all so Keep Calm and Donut on! 


5k Donut Challenge

This flat course has been designed for optimal donut eating! Come and Get It!


Kids Donut Dash

Kid friendly distances and great fun for the whole family!  Get your sprinkle game on!


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

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