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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 Walk up registration at Packet Pick up or Race Day will be as follows:
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 can carb up at the Donut Hole Zone near the half way point where delicious donut holes will be passed out by our Donuteer Team! All finishers will also receive a donut with thier medal.
5k Donut Challenge: Participants that enter the Donut Challenge will get their donut hole first and continue on to the next Donut Zone where Donuteers will give them two donuts to chow down on BEFORE glazin a trail to the finish. Lot’s of water will be available!
Kids Donut Dash: 9:30 am Start. Several race divisions for kids will be offered and all participants get a donut at the finish with their medal.
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. All the bakers we've found use a gluten free flour but cook them with the regular ones. If you have gluten allergies this may not suffice. You can contact us for an update as we continue to search new options.
Sprinkle Zone/Powdered Donut Zone: For our enthusiastic participants, we'll be staging some off course area's you're welcome to pass through to experience the life of a donut getting it's "bling" on! A little powder and some coffetti sprinkles may rain down in these areas but nothing to get worried about. All non toxic and safe. You can easily skip them if you're already "decorated" for the occasion!
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 Donuts? YES!!! MORE DONUTS!!!
You can reserve a half dozen or dozen donuts for purchase after the race by reserving them online through the registration page at check out. Both donut selections will consist of an assorted variety which includes their most popular donuts. They're all delish so do- nut worry. These donuts are discounted specifically for participants only and must be picked up on race morning at the event. (not the store) Reservation Deadline May 8th!
Full Dozen $10.50
1/2 dozen: $6.00
You will receive a special coupons to redeem your donuts when you pick up your race bib but you must reserve your donuts proir online. If you forget to reserve your donuts or want to add more, you can email us directly at greatdonutrun.com by May 11th to reserve some. Payment for the additional donuts will done directly with Dunkin Donuts at pick up time. They will have limited dozen and half dozens available while quanties last! Do-not miss out!
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.
Note: No “to go” orders on this course. What*?! We can’t run with them you ask? Nope. 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. (except a healthy rousing from your friends) We kindly ask that you only eat in donut zones, where there’s plenty of water to wash them down. We can also assist you if you need help cramming 'em down or preventing them from coming back up! We'll be capturing the best donut eating tactics and award the most entertaining eaters! Game on Donut Lovers!
Parking: Parking is Free.
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. We also ask that you line up towards the back of the pack at the start and keep to the side of the race field on the course. 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.