The sweet return of Stan’s Donut 5K and Kids Dash

The candy return of the Stan’s Donut 5K and Kids Dash – now in its fifth year – is once again personal and comes to Chicago’s lakefront on Saturday, August 14th! “Donut forgot to sign up for this family-friendly event – sponsored by the legendary Stan’s Donuts and produced by Adrenaline Special Events (ASE) of Chicago. This event will adhere to all CDC recommended safety protocols and a virtual option with all the benefits of in-person attendance is also available!

The charity’s beneficiary is the Greater Chicago Food Depository, an organization that works with hundreds of agencies across Cook County to distribute groceries and aid to food supplies, soup kitchens, and accommodations in the area.

Registration for all attendees – whether in person or virtual – includes a women’s tank top, but supplies are limited so get them before they’re gone! Other loots include a unisex Dri-Fit shirt, a donut-shaped gold finisher medal with a spinner, and a racing bib.

On-site walkers / runners will enjoy the beautiful lakeside promenade of Montrose Harbor and grab a donut (or two or three) at stops along the way. A virtual 5K / Kids Dash will be held in addition to a 10K and a half or full marathon for those who prefer not to attend in person. Stan’s Donut Gift Certificates will be made available to all virtual attendees.

“It’s been a candy partnership between Stan’s Donuts and Adrenaline Special Events – and we’re excited to be in our fifth year of taking precautions to protect everyone,” said ASE Founder Aaron Del Mar welcome to participate; Adults with children in prams are also invited to take part. “

Sponsorships are possible. Current sponsors include Lemyn Organics, Chicago Casino and Poker Rentals, Labriola, Country Financial, Reign, Wurth Essentials, and Road Runner Sports. For more information and to register, please visit If you have any questions, email [email protected]

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