Registration now open!  New swag and new options for everyone!

Attention Donut Lovers!  We're happy to announce our 4th Annual Great Donut Run will be held on Sunday, May 19th.  We're offering more Donut Swag and new race categories to appeal to everyone!  Donut miss out!

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

We'll be serving fresh glaze donuts from Krispy Kreme and more blueberry and red velvet donuts from our partners at Glee Donuts!  We've added a 1 mile event and a special mini .05k distance to encourage everyone to show up and earn a medal!   All events are walker and stroller friendly and take place on a flat closed course.  Run it fast or take your time!  We offer lots to look at along the way and selfies to enjoy with friends and family.  These are not timed events so no rush!  Walk or skip to the finish, just don't skip the donuts!  Embrace your passion for donuts and join us for good donuts and good times. We've got lots of donut race bling to give out and a mini expo for more donut goodies.

 

For those who really like donuts we offer the Challenge divison where you'll get 2 donuts at the halfway point and a special donut head buff.  Want to run more?  Sign up for the Extra Sprinkles division and run back to ack races for another medal!  You'll start by completing the 1 miler at 7:30 and follow that up with your 5k!  

 

All races are fun runs with no timing or clock.  Prizes and awards will be given for top 3 individuals for best costumes and 1 group costume award for up to 6 people per group.

 

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 at Packet Pick up or Race day in the expo area only. 

 

ONLINE REGISTRATION closes May 17th at 12pm PST

 

Prices for Late Registration starting May 16th:

5k Donut Run / Walk Entry:  $40

5k Donut Challenge Entry:  $45

5k VIP Donut Challenge $55

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!  Lots 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 Krispy Kreme or Glee donut of choice.  Flavors will include red velvet, blueberry and traditional glaze.   Strollers are welcome so bring the whole family.  Get everyone off the couch!  What better reason to motivate? 

 

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 multi functional stunning Great Donut Run Buff (head scarf) to commemorate your challenge!  You can use it as a donut bib, donut holder, donut sling and more!  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 where we'll have plenty of water to wash them down. 

 

Kids Donut Dash:  9:30 am Start.  Participants get a tshirt along with their 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

 

VIP 5k Donut Challenge- You recieve the same swag as the 5k Donut Challenge but we upgrade your Donut shirt to a Tech shirt! Our ladies version has a v neck with cute collar, and cap sleeve. Our unisex shirt offers a crew neck versatile roomy fitted style.  More sizing info to come and easy to switch out sizes when you pick up your packet.

 

Do-Not Care .05k Distance Division- This new option is perfect for the non runner/ walker who still has a love of donuts and doesn't want to ruin their appetite with too much physical exertion.  This is a doable distance for everyone wanting to start easy.  Make it to the start and we'll get you a custom bib and a donut medallion at the finish.  Most of all- You'll be first in line for the fresh tasty finisher donut!  Pefect for spectators and the True Donut Lover! 

 

1 Mile- This is a great intro distance into fun run/ walk events.  It's perfect for all ages and abilities!  You still get all the bling of the 5k but the distance gets you to the finish fast!  Great way to get and get everyone moving!   We offer plenty of time to finish and no time limits.

 

Extra Sprinkles Donut Dare-Double down and run 2 races back to back and earn more race bling!  Register for the 1 miler that starts at 7:30 and follow up with the 5k or 5k Challenge that starts at 8am.  You must be able to complete the 1 mile race within 30 min.  The Extra Sprinkles medal will be awarded after your 5k finish and can be picked up at a special booth the expo area.  Sprinkle Stars only need apply! 

 

Donut skirts!  We are partnered up with Jiggy Skirts and while supplies last we are offering your choice of a light blue ladies running skirt OR Donut Run event tshirt with every 5k race distance entry.

 

If you'd like to sport the latest donut attire then add on Jiggy's limited addition donut skirt that's covered with colorful sprinkles on the front and back for only $20. A variety of colors to choose from will be available in Orange, Purple, Blue and Black.

 

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 Race 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!

 

Parking: 

Parking passes are required by Irvine Valley College and are available for $5 when you register online.  You can also get your pass during packet pick up or race day in the expo area only.   Please bring cash for faster processing.  Pack as many donuteers safely in your vehicle to save money!  The entrances off Jeffrey will close at 7:15 and Irvine Center Drive will remain open all morning. 

 

Packet Pick up Location: Road Runner Sports Laguna Hills from 11am to 5pm.   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.  Packet pick up is also available Sunday, race morning starting at 6:00 am.  Arrive early to avoid the line! 

 

Refunds:  I'm sorry but no refunds will be given.  Proceeds will go to Urban Health Alliance, our Charity partner.  Race will take place rain or shine.  Rest assured there will be No soggy donuts!  We got it ALL covered! 

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 

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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 at the half way point along with more donut swag!  Limited to the first 100 people! 

 

Kids Donut Dash

Kids can earn their own medal and donut with these kid friendly distances from 50 yards to 1/2 mile.  There's something for everyone and great fun for the whole family!  Get your sprinkle game on!

 

Extra Sprinkles Donut Dare-2 races!

 

If you love to earn more race bling then sign up to complete the 1 miler first and then run your 5k or 5k Challenge for the extra medal!  Sprinkle Stars only need apply!

Do-Not Care .05k Donut Fan Race

For those that don't need to ramp up their appetite and are just coming donuts and race bling then this is your calling!

Donut Swag by Jiggy Skirts

New options to upgrade your race day attire!  More Donut Skirts and shirts will be available for puchase at the expo!

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