Luther College Dance Marathon Donut Dash 5K Oct. 1

Luther College Dance Marathon will host its annual Donut Dash at noon Sunday, Oct. 1 The race starts on the edge of the Luther campus, with check-in and registration in the Decorah Municipal Pool parking lot. Participants may register at The 5K run ends at Baker Commons where runners are greeted by hot chocolate and coffee.

The Donut Dash is not an ordinary 5K. True to its name, runners will pass by five donut tables throughout the course and for every donut they eat, they get a full minute off of their total time. The race winners earn a medal and Dance Marathon merchandise.

The Donut Dash is an event for all ages, bringing the community together to raise money for sick and recovering children who are patients at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital.

Luther College Dance Marathon is a student-run organization that raises money to financially and emotionally support the families of patients at the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. The Donut Dash is just one of many fundraisers put on by the organization, all of which lead up to "The Big Event", a 12-hour dance marathon in April. For more information, or to get involved, contact Haley Steffen, [email protected]           

A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,050, Luther offers an academic curriculum that leads to the Bachelor of Arts degree in more than 60 majors and pre-professional programs. For more information about Luther visit the college's website: