Donut Day 5K Run through beautiful Green Isle Park, into Bellevue, south through Allouez along Greene Avenue, and then get on the East River Trail to make your way back to the park. Ages: Adult 13+ // Child 4-12 // 3 and under free - must be in stroller The .05K Sprinkle If running isn't your thing, but donuts ARE, then join us for our .05K Sprinkle Run. Fun costumes are encouraged as you sprint across the open lawn at Green Isle park, then claim your tasty reward after. This race finishes before the start of the 5K, so you can still cheer on friends and family participating in the longer race. Ages: Adult 13+ // Child 2-12 // Under 2 free ticket prices Before April 11: $20 per Adult, $10 per Child April 11-May 15: $25 per Adult, $10 per Child May 16-June 5*: $30 per adult, $15 per Child *Shirt sizes & quantities cannot be guaranteed with late registration. NO DAY OF REGISTRATION OR PACKET PICKUP event timeline 8:15 am: Runners are welcome to start arriving at Green Isle Park in Allouez 9:00 am: Start time for the .05K Sprinkle race. Activities also open, such as games & vendor booths. 9:30 am: Start time for the 5K race 12:00 pm: Event closes Parking Lots are available throughout Green Isle Park. Overflow parking is available just south of Green Isle park, in lots at Riverview park and the Broadway Soccer Complex.

Run for a cause! ...And a donut

Join us for the 2020 Uncle Mike's Donut Day 5K

This June, The Salvation Army Kroc Center is teaming up with the donut (and Kringle) experts at Uncle Mike's Bake Shoppe to present the first annual Donut Day 5K! The race starts and finishes in Allouez’s beautiful Green Isle Park, and weaves through the streets of Bellevue and Allouez. Enjoy live entertainment, donuts and refreshments in the park, and a complimentary donut from Uncle Mike's after the race!

• post race games & activities • Donut Bar • t-shirt included in registration • Swag bag with more goodies • Sprinkle pool • costumes encouraged!
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History: The Origin of Donut Day Donut Day is held annually on the first Saturday in June. This day is significant to The Salvation Army for reasons other than just our love for this tasty treat. In 1917, The Salvation Army began a mission to provide spiritual and emotional support for U.S. soldiers fighting in France during World War I. About 250 volunteers traveled overseas and set up small huts near the front lines where they could give soldiers clothes, supplies and, of course, baked goods. Discovering that serving baked goods would be difficult, two officers began frying donuts in a small pan. These tasty treats boosted morale and won the hearts of many soldiers. Nicknamed “Donut Lassies,” the women who served donuts to troops are often credited with popularizing the donut in the United States when the troops (nicknamed “doughboys”) returned home from war. The donut now serves as a symbol of the comfort that The Salvation Army provides to those in need through its many social services programs. Every Donut Day, The Salvation Army distributes donuts as a reminder of the comforting services we provide, and as a thank you to our community for their contributions that allow us to continue assisting those in need.



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