Vancouver's tastiest 5K Run where runners will be energized with tasty Fair treats throughout the course, including mini donuts, cotton candy and more! The Donut Dash sold out last year so make sure you register early to secure a spot!

Sunday, August 20, 2017
Run Start: 9am* at Empire Fields
Run Course: Empire Fields and throughout the PNE Fairgrounds
Run registration includes a PNE Donut Dash Buff, Race Bib, Finisher Medal and Fair Gate Admission for August 20, 2017.


PNE Donut Dash Volunteers: Please register on-line now to help us with the 2017 PNE Donut Dash

Volunteers will receive free entrance to the PNE on race day!

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Fees per person: (excludes GST and service fees)
Early Bird: $35 for the first 500 people
Regular: $40 until May 31
Fee: $45 June 1 to July 15
Late: $50 July 16 to August 13
In-person at Ticketleader Box Office: $50 August 13-18

There is no same day race package pick up. Race packages must be picked up in advance. Please note you can pick up race packages for your friends and family.

Race Package Pick Up:

Wednesday, August 16 2pm to 7pm
Thursday, August 17 2pm to 8pm
Friday, August 18 2pm to 8pm

Location: Pacific Room entrance located on the West side of the Pacific Coliseum. Free parking for package pick up is available through Gate 6, off Renfrew Street. Map the Pacific Coliseum.

Race Day Information

Please allow yourself enough time to travel and to find parking on Sunday morning to ensure that you are at Empire Fields prior to 9am*. The run will begin at 9am* sharp. Empire Fields is located at Hastings and Cassiar, next to the historic Wooden Roller Coaster in Playland. Don't forget to wear your PNE Donut Dash buff and ensure your bib is visible and attached to the front of your shirt!

During registration, you will be asked to select your predicted finishing time. This time will determine your bib colour and corral number at the start line. Please ensure that when you receive your race bib that it corresponds to the corral you registered for. All Donut Dash participants must be in their designated corrals by 8:40am.*

*Please note start time is subject to change based on the number of participants

Complimentary bag check will be available at Empire Fields. All items must be picked up immediately following the run. Any items not picked up by 11:00am will be moved to PNE Lost & Found, which is located inside the South door of The Marketplace (PNE Forum building), open 12pm to 8:30pm.

Getting to the PNE Donut Dash and The Fair at the PNE

By Transit
We encourage you to use public transportation. To find your best route via Translink to the PNE Donut Dash, please use the TransLink Trip Planner or call 604-953-3333.

By Bicycle
Bike racks will be available for use at Empire Fields.

By Vehicle
We encourage those who drive to park in one of the paid parking lots onsite. The closest lot to the start/finish area at Empire Fields is at gate 9, located off of Bridgeway St. Please note that no overnight parking is available and oversized vehicles will be charged per number of spaces used.

Any questions on the PNE Donut Dash? Please email

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