Stan's Donut Race

Sat August 14, 2021 Chicago, IL 60613 US Directions
FAQs

WILL THERE BE AN IN-PERSON EVENT FOR 2021?

Yes! We will be going LIVE on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Montrose Harbor. It will be a limited number of participants this year, so it will SELL OUT! We will structure the day-of event based off of (at the time) the current COVID-19 Illinois guidelines that will be set. As of now, we will break-up the start into waves of 50 people. You will be assigned a wave start based off of your estimated finish time. More information below.

WHEN IS THE IN-PERSON STAN'S DONUT 5K AND KIDS DASH?

We are so excited to be racing in-person again. Stan's Donut Race will be LIVE on Saturday, August 14, 2021 at Montrose Harbor. We will be assigning START WAVE TIMES for each participant based off your estimated finish time during registration.

WHAT TIME DOES THE RACE START?

Due to the current COVID-19 Illinois state guidelines and protocols, we will be assigning each individual a wave start time based off their estimated finish time asked during the registration process. Each wave will be approximately 50-100 people. The first wave will begin at 8 AM with each following wave to go off every 5 minutes. Please note: As the guidelines change, we will change the structure of the start accordingly. 

WHERE IS THE 2021 STAN'S DONUT RACE?

This year we will have an in-person and virtual option for all individuals. For the in-person race, the start and finish will be at Montrose Harbor.

Montrose Harbor Grove 16 (601 W Montrose Ave Chicago, IL 60613)

WHEN WILL I KNOW MY ASSIGNED WAVE START TIME?

You will get an email two weeks before the race that will include your wave and start time. Your bib will also have your assigned corral wave start.

WHEN IS PACKET PICK-UP?

Packet Pick-Up will only be available for the In-Person event. For days, times, and locations - see below:

  • Thursday, August 12, 2021
    • Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM 
    • Location: COMING SOON
  • Friday, August 13, 2021
    • Time: 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM
    • Location: COMING SOON

IS PARKING AVAILABLE AT MONTROSE HARBOR?

Yes, there are multiple options for parking at Montrose Harbor. -Street Parking -SP+ Parking Lot across from Grove 16 -SP+ Parking Lot on Wilson and Simmons Please note that Montrose Harbor can get congested. We highly recommend taking public transportation, Uber/Lyft, or going green by riding your bike!

VIRTUAL RACE FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHAT IS THE STAN'S DONUT VIRTUAL RUN?

The Stan’s Donut Virtual Run will consist of a kids dash, 5k, 10k, half marathon, and marathon option. We’ll ship the shirt, medal, donut certificate, and any other goodies right to you. Then you run (or walk) the distance you pick at any location you choose, and we highly recommend finishing at a Stan’s Donuts location for your tasty free donut! But make sure you donut forget to tag us @stans5k so we can see these great photos!

WHERE CAN I RUN OR WALK THE VIRTUAL RUN?

Anywhere and Anytime! Since we have a virtual option, it gives you the ability to run it wherever and whenever you want. Jump on your treadmill, find a path, stroll around the neighborhood - find the perfect spot! And grab your donut-lovin' friends and make it your own Stan's Donut Race where YOU are at – DO IT FOR THE DONUTS!

WHAT ITEMS ARE INCLUDED WITH THE STAN’S DONUT VIRTUAL RUN?

  • Kids Dash Swag: Dri-Fit Race Shirt, Donut Shaped Kids Dash Finisher Medal, Race Bib, and a Free Stan's Donut Certificate!
  • 5K Swag: Dri-Fit Race Shirt, Donut Shaped 5K Finisher Medal, Race Bib, and a Free Stan's Donut Certificate!
  • 10K Swag: Dri-Fit Race Shirt, Donut Shaped 10K Finisher Medal, Race Bib, and a 2 Free Stan's Donuts Certificate!
  • Half Marathon Swag: Dri-Fit Race Shirt, Donut Shaped Half Marathon Finisher Medal, Race Bib, and a Half Dozens Free Stan's Donut Certificate.
  • Marathon Swag: Dri-Fit Short Sleeve Shirt, Donut Shaped Marathon Finisher Medal, Race Bib, and a Dozen Free Stan's Donuts Certificate.

HOW DO I GET MY DONUTS?

Once you receive your packet, you will find a donut certificate that corresponds with your race distance that can be redeemed at any Stan’s Donuts Locations.

WHEN DO I NEED TO COMPLETE MY RUN?

In order to receive a finishers certificate and be added to the final results, we ask that you complete your run prior to August 31st, 2021.

DO I NEED TO SUBMIT RESULTS TO GET A MEDAL?

Your medal will be mailed to you with your packet, but if you’d like to include your results online and/or get a finisher's certificate, you can enter your information here: https://donut5k.com/results-timing/

HOW DO I TRACK MY DISTANCE AND TIME?

For the Virtual Run, we accept results on the honor system, but the most accurate tracking is typically via a device with GPS tracking.

WHEN WILL MY PACKET SHIP?
(If you chose packet shipping during registration. . .) UPDATE! Due to unseen circumstances surrounding COVID-19, all packets will start shipping the week of Monday, August 17 or shortly before. The virtual race is currently only open to US addresses within the contiguous United States. We will inform all participants when packets start shipping. The virtual race is currently only open to US addresses within the contiguous United States.

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