Sun July 11, 2021 Wheaton, IL 60189 US Directions

Half Marathon

$40 7:00AM CDT Price increases after June 19, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Half Marathon (Bakers Dozen Challenge)

$45 7:00AM CDT Price increases after June 19, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT


$25 7:00AM CDT Price increases after June 19, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT


$25 7:00AM CDT Price increases after June 19, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT

Volunteer then Run

$0 7:00AM CDT Registration ends July 9, 2021 at 11:59pm CDT
3S580 Naperville Road
Danada Forest Preserve
Wheaton, IL US 60189

Question:  Is it supposed to be DO NOT STOP, or DONUT STOP?  Answer:  YES! 

Like Running or Walking?  Love Donuts?  This race is for you! 

Join us on Sunday, July 11, 2021 for an exciting new event that features the amazing scenery and landscape of Danada Forest Preserve!  This will be a socially distanced chip start race starting at 7am to allow for social distancing along with a 5k, 10k, Half Marathon, and the Baker's Dozen 13.1 challenge! 

Registration includes: A race t-shirt, race bib, finisher medal and a special treat and an epic party at the end! 

Baker's Dozen Division:  For serious Donut Lovers, we also offer the Baker's Dozen Division which includes a donut at every mile on the half marathon course!  If that wasn't award enough, participants who complete the challenge receive a Finisher's T-Shirt and special recognition at the finish line!

Considering a virtual event?  Check out our Virtual Donot Stop Half Marathon, or scroll down for more options!  

Awards:  All half marathon participants receive a super sweet giant 6" finisher medal.  All 5k and 10k participants will receivea 4" finisher medal. We also offer age group awards for top overall male and female, as well as top 3 in every age group (ten year age brackets)

SOCIAL DISTANCING UPDATE:   This race will follow current local guidelines at the time of the event to ensure safety for participants, volunteers, and event staff. Currently our event includes: 

  • Packet Pickup Hours (and group pickup options) Details will be availabe soon!
  • Open Start Line (race will not start as a group, your chip time starts when you start the race)
  • Open Area - start line and race staging will be spread out to maximize social distancing
  • Results - posted online only, instant age group awards provided on site (no age group awards ceremony)
  • Post Race Party - hosted in open outdoor venue area
  • Free Transfer to Virtual Race.  If conditions change, or you change your mind, we will ship your packet and swag to your address at no additional cost!
Charity Partner


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Volunteer then Run

Join us on race day morning as a volunteer from 6:00 am. - 7:00 am. and then run.  Your registration includes your race bib, t-shirt and finisher medal.  If you are interested in volunteering, rain or shine, please email for the password to access this registration type.


Are strollers allowed? Yes!  The course is mainly grass for the first and last 0.25 miles, but the rest of the course is on crushed limestone paths and is suitable for running strollers!

Is walking allowed? Yes!  The course is fast and flat for competitive runners, but we also LITERALLY cater to the fun runners and walkers at this event!

Is the race dog friendly? Yes, but please make sure you dog is on a leash. 

Do I have to Eat Donuts?  Not a donut lover?  That's definitely fine too.  If you're just there to run or walk we won't judge.  We just ask that you also: 

I still have questions, who do I contact?  If you have a question, someone else probably does too.  Contact us using the link below and we'll answer asap and add it to this page if it's a frequently asked question. 


Race Swag

Race Contact Info

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Course Map

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Age Group Awards

Top Overall Male and Female in Each Event, and top 3 in each age group:  14&under, 15-19, 20-24, 25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75 and over.

We provide instant age group awards, so no need to stick around and/or congregate for an age group ceremony.  Race results are live and awards are presented on site!


Post Race Festivities

The fun doesn't stop at the finish line!  This event features an epic post race party that will be fun for all!  Details are still baking, but check back soon for official games and events!

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