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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 (or can pick-up) 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 this is a virtual race, you can 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!

Will there be an in-person event for 2020?

Unfortunately, no. Due to Covid-19 Coronavirus and the current limitations set by the state of Illinois and city of Chicago, the 2020 Stan’s Donut race has been modified to a virtual race option only.

What items are included with the Stan’s Donut Virtual Run?

Kids Dash Swag: All Kids Dash Participants receive a Donut Shaped Kids Dash Finisher Medal, Race Bib, and a Free Stan's Donut Certficiate! 5K Swag: All 5K Participants receive a 5K Dri-Fit Race Shirt, Donut Shaped 5K Finisher Medal, Race Bib, and a Free Stan's Donut Certificate! 10K Swag: All 10K Participants receive a 10K Dri-Fit Race Shirt, Donut Shaped 10K Finisher Medal, Race Bib, and a 2 Free Stan's Donuts Certificate! Half Marathon Swag: All Half Marathon Participants receive a Half Marathon 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: All Marathon Participants receive a Marathon 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, 2020.

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:

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.

When is packet pick-up?

If you chose packet pick-up instead of shipping, you can pick up your packet at a Stan's Location in August. DAYS, TIMES, AND LOCATIONS COMING SOON!

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.

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:

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: