The GREAT Donut Challenge

February 15, 2020

Who doesn’t love a donut…or three?   

This unique challenge combines running & donuts – two of our favorite things. Participants will run a 3.25 mile course through the streets of West Hartford, checking in at three donut stops along the way. At each stop, participants will choose a card that will instruct them to either “Eat”, “Carry” or “Free”.

If “Eat” is drawn, the participant must eat the donut before moving onto the next station.

If “Carry” is drawn, the runner must carry their donut with them in their hands (no bags or carrying devices allowed) until the end, where they will have to eat whatever donuts they had to carry before crossing the finish line. If the donut(s) are too crumbled to eat (or didn’t survive the run) at the finish, participants will receive a 1-minute time penalty for each whole donut that didn’t make it. 

If a “Free” card is drawn, the participant escapes eating or carrying a donut. 

Prizes will be awarded to the fastest man and woman overall and in the following age groups (under 19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59 & 60+).

The challenge begins and ends at Fleet Feet Hartford. Walkers are welcome, as are children if they run with a parent or guardian.

Gluten-Free? No worries, just let us know (email [email protected]) and we’ll make sure to have gluten-free donuts on course just for you!

West Hartford
The information about this race is based on information provided by the organizers or found on the official website of the event. Always check the official website for up-to-date information. If you have noticed any mistake, let us know at [email protected]


The Great Donut Challenge

February 15, 2020 (Saturday) - 09:00
3.25 miles

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