FAQ

What is the Stan's Donut Race?

Only the most delicious run in town! This year, Stan's Donuts fans have the opportunity to run in-person OR virtually, anywhere and at anytime. All participants will receive a shirt, medal, race bib, and of course, donuts! You "donut" want to miss this!

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 getting so excited to race 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.

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 -11:00 AM - 7:00 PM -Location: COMING SOON

Friday, August 13, 2021 -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!

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 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, Stan's Headband, and a Half Dozens Free Stan's Donut Certificate.

-Marathon Swag: Dri-Fit Short Sleeve Shirt, Donut Shaped Marathon Finisher Medal, Stan's Headband, 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?

The virtual race is currently only open to US addresses within the contiguous United States. Packets will be shipped 1-2 weeks prior to the event date. We will inform all participants when packets start shipping.

Where are the Stan's Donuts Locations?

For more information about each location, please head over to StansDonuts.Com

Woodfield Mall 5 Woodfield Mall Schaumburg IL 60173

Oakbrook Terrace 17W615 Butterfield Road Oakbrook Terrace IL 60181

Oakbrook Center 529 Oakbrook Center Oak Brook IL 60523

Wicker Park 1560 N. Damen Avenue Chicago IL 60622

Lakeview- North 3300 N. Broadway Chicago IL 60657

Lakeview- South 2800 N. Clark Street Chicago IL 60657

West Loop 1301 W. Lake Street Chicago IL 60607

Gold Coast 750 N Rush Street Chicago IL 60611

Magnificent Mile 535 N Michigan Ave. Chicago IL 60611

Streeterville 259 E. Erie St Chicago IL 60611

Millennium Park 181 N. Michigan Ave. Chicago IL 60601

South Loop 26 E. Roosevelt Road Chicago IL 60605

Do you ship internationally?

The Stan’s Donut Virtual Run is currently available only for addresses within the contiguous United States. We cannot ship outside the United States at this time.

Do I have to complete the whole distance at one time?

Yes. We ask that you complete the entire distance as if you were running or walking an actual in-person event.

Do I need to submit my time? Where do I submit my results?

No. It is not required to submit your time. However, if you want a Finisher's Certificate and be added the list of incredible Stan's Virtual Finishers, you can submit your results on the Results and Timing Page. Submit Results and Photos Here: https://donut5k.com/results-timing/

What do I do if my shirt doesn’t fit? Can I swap it?

We do not offer any size exchanges post packet shipment or packet pick-up. All changes to sizes need to be made prior to confirming registration. We highly recommend that all participants take care to view the sizing chart on the "What You Get" page: https://donut5k.com/what-you-get/