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Levitated Donuts

San Diego's Most Delicious Race


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SEPTEMBER 15, 2024

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San Diego's most delicious 5K & 10K is back and better than ever!! Plus, we've added spots in the 2024 Donut Mile!

The Donut Dash, a 10K, 5K that includes both asphalt and trails through Rancho Bernardo Park and neighboring trails. The event includes a donut themed finisher's medal and event T, free donut bar and Festival at the finish line (over 1,000 donuts), and our locally famous "Donut Mile" (think beer mile but with donuts).

This is a family fun event so come on out and see what the best donut shops and bakeries have to offer as they offer up FREE donuts to all in attendance! This is one event you "donut" want to miss.

This event benefits the Rancho Bernardo Community Council. The RBCC helps maintain the quality-of-life residents have become accustomed to in Rancho Bernardo. 


They act as an advisory board to the City of San Diego on issues like Public Safety, Maintenance, Traffic and Transportation, Utilities, and much more.  Monies raised for the RBCC helps keep these programs moving forward. 

Course Info

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  • 10K and 5K are out-and-back courses

  • 10K and 5K courses are a combination of trails and bike path, plan for uneven surfaces

  • Race and Finish Expo are family friendly

  • Great for all running & walking levels

  • No Dogs on 10K course

  • No strollers on 10K course

  • Strollers are approved for 5K Course

  • Road or Trail Shoes Acceptable

Event Details 

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Event Date: September 15, 2024

Event Location: RB Community Park

Event Address: 18448 W. Bernardo Dr, 92127

Event Parking: Community Park and surrounding streets


Race Start Times:

  • 10K- 8:00AM

  • 5K- 8:30AM

  • Donut Mile- 9:30AM

Course Type:

  • 10K- 70% Trail/ 30% Bike Path

  • 5K- 50% Trail/ 50% Bike Path

  • Mile- 90% Bike Path/ 10% Grass

San Diego Donut Mile:

The donut dash is a 1 MILE course with 4 laps around the dedicated park area. All runners must eat (and swallow) a regular glazed or cake donut to begin each lap of the "dash".  The first runner to complete all 4 laps and eat 4 donuts will be crowned the DONUT DASH Champion! The Donut Dash will be limited to 100 runners. 

Please note this is a separate registration from the 10K or 5K race. You do NOT have to participate in the 10K or 5K to be eligible for the Donut Dash race. If you are signed up for the 10K or 5K distance you can also select the Donut Dash option at checkout to add this to your registration. Minimum age to enter the Donut Dash is 15 years of age. 

The Donut Mile is limited to 100 participants, with 4 waves of 25 people/wave.  

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Finish Line Festival and Donut Bar

Did someone say DONUT BAR? You read that right... Race San Diego and the Rancho Bernardo Community Council have partnered with local bakeries and donut shops for FREE donuts at the finish line.

Try out some of best local donuts, GOURMET, GLAZED, CREAM/JELLY FILLED, BEAR CLAWS! So many options!!  Bring the family, and your appetite, run or cheer, just come out and support the community, and have fun! 

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