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Great Donut Run

Sun 21st Oct 2018
Ruben S. Ayala Park, 14225 Central Ave, Chino, CA 91710, USA

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If you missed our 3rd Annual Great Donut in OC then Donut Worry! We're coming to the Inland Empire! Yipee! More locations and more donuts!

Yeaaah Baby! Thats 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.

Distances in this event

  1. 5k Run

    Run 5km
    8:00am Sun 21st Oct 2018
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  2. Donut Dash - 10-12 Years

    Run 0.8km
    9:45am Sun 21st Oct 2018
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  3. Donut Dash - 7-9 Years

    Run 0.4km
    9:40am Sun 21st Oct 2018
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  4. Donut Dash - 4-6 Years

    Run 0.091km
    9:35am Sun 21st Oct 2018
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  5. 3 Years & Under

    Run 0.046km
    9:30am Sun 21st Oct 2018
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What’s Included

Online registration will close May 17th a noon PST. If you miss online registration please sign up at Packet Pick up May 19th from 12-4 at Road Runner Laguna Hills or Race Day at IVC from 6:30-7:30am.morning.

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

All 5k finishers receive

  • *Custom cast donut medal
  • *Great Donut Run event shirt
  • *Glee Donut hole at the halfway point and donut at the finish!
Course Details

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!

Donut Course:

This is a 2 loop course on paved pathways surrounding the park.  After the first loop you’ll pass the donut hole station and after the 2nd loop you’ll turn into the finishline arch!  It’s a very flat course and stroller friendly. We ask that all stroller participants line up in the back.

Raceday Logistics

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!


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.

  1. 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.
  2. 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!
  3. Additional Donuts?  YES!!! 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.
  4. Refreshments:  Water, donuts and refreshments will be available for all participants at the finish.
  5. 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!
  6. 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!
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