The Donut Fun Run 2023!

Saturday October 21st, 2023

Alameda, CA

Official Website



The Donut Fun Run is THIS Saturday, October 21, 2023.



  • Bib and t-shirts: Available for pick-up this week

    • Pick-up will be available on Saturday before the race for a $5 fee

    • Your bib (and t-shirt) can be picked up by someone on your behalf if they have your information

  • Race starts officially at 8:00 am

    • Plan to arrive by 7:30 - 7:45 am

    • The pre-race warm-up will start at 7:45 am

  • Address: 1801 Ferry Point, Alameda, CA 94501

  • Course Map: Can be found on our website Donut Fun Run

  • Parking: There is car parking available for $5/car

  • T-shirts: Available for purchase before the race and at the festival

  • Festival: Will start at 9:00 am and go to 2:00 pm

  • Refunds: As stated on this page and during your registration, all refunds are processed through RegShield. The event organizers cannot process refunds. 




The Donut Fun Run is a timed, donut-themed 5k race at Alameda Point’s Seaplane Lagoon Promenade. Our first annual event will be held on Saturday, October 21, 2023 and is open to people of all ages and abilities. Immediately following the Donut Fun Run 5k race, The Donut Festival will feature live music, live entertainment featuring The Dancing Donuts, food vendors, our featured maker's expo, wine and beer, photo ops, and of course, donuts from Donut Petit and Bob's Donuts! 


The Donut Fun Run Race begins @ 8am

The Donut Festival begins @ 9am




  • A 2023 Donut Fun Run Finisher Medal

  • A 2023 Donut Fun Run 5k Bib

  • A complimentary Donut Fun Run donut from Donut Petit

  • Awards will be presented at the Donut Festival 



Wednesday & Thursday - from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Lauren's Closet
1420 Park St, Alameda, CA 94501 

Friday - from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm
Donut Petit 
711 Santa Clara Ave, Alameda, CA 94501

Friday - from 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm
800 W Tower Ave, Alameda, CA 94501 

Saturday - from 7:00 am to 7:30 am
The Donut Fun Run
1801 Ferry Point, Alameda, CA 94501 

*Please note: There is $5 fee for same-day pickup


All refunds will be processed through RegShield, which provides race insurance for the event. The event's organizers will not be able to process any refunds otherwise. Refunds apply to race registration fees only for paid registrants over the age of 11. Please purchase RegShield race insurance at the time of registration if you feel you may not be able to attend. Thank you!




After crossing the finishing line, participants will enter post-race Donut Festival!

• Donut Eating Contest: Battle it out with other contestants at our donut eating contest! The first to finish wins Donut Fun Run schwag, prizes, bragging rights, and a $1,000 cash prize! 
* Must pre-register on our website to enter. Contest limited to participants who register and run the Donut Fun Run 5k. 

The Dancing Donuts Live Entertainment: Featuring Alameda’s iconic Dance/10 studio dancers, The Dancing Donuts will be making their dancing debut at the Donut Festival. Come for their incredible performance and stick around for photo ops!

Live DJ with dancing: Get ready to dance-off that post-run high and sugar rush with live music and dancing!

Local food and beverage booths: The Donut Festival will feature local food, beverage, and craft vendors from all over the Bay Area! Beer and wine will available to those over 21.


Nonprofit Partner

Our nonprofit partner for the 2023 Donut Fun Run will be Meals on Wheels of Alameda County. Their mission is “to assist frail, homebound seniors to maintain their independence by fundraising and providing financial support, community outreach and strategic assistance to Meals on Wheels programs in Alameda County that deliver nutritious meals and perform wellness checks.”


Please note


If you would like to purchase an official t-shirt for The Donut Fun Run 2023, please select your size from the pull-down menu.


All participants over the age of 11 will receive a finisher's medal. If you would like to add a finisher's medal to a participant to a child under the age of 11, please select the option to add finisher's medal to your child's registration.


All refunds will be processed through RegShield which provides race insurance for the event. The event's organizers will not be able to process any refunds otherwise. Refunds apply to race registration fees only for paid registrants over the age of 11.



How do I get there?

Alameda Seaplane Lagoon Promenade

Visit www.511.org to plan your visit.


Will there be parking?

Car and bike parking will be available. 


Are dogs welcome?

Dogs are more than welcome at the Donut Festival, but for the safety of all participants we cannot have dogs running in the race itself. 


Can I run the race with a stroller?

Yes, strollers will be allowed in the race.


Can I register as part of a team?

When you register, you will be asked if you want to join or create a team. Each team member will need to register individually and complete the waiver. 


Race Distances

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Start Location

1801 Ferry Point, Alameda, CA

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