Luther College Dance Marathon presents Donut Dash fundraiser

Luther College's Dance Marathon team invites the Decorah community to event Donut Dash 5K and 1-Mile Fun Run. All proceeds from the event will be donated to the University of Iowa Stead Family Children's Hospital. Check-in for the races begins at 9 a.m. on Luther's campus in Bentdahl Commons with the run starting at 10 a.m. Saturday, Oct. 6.

The cost of the event is $20. Register at tinyurl.com/lcdmdonutdash. Participants that register by Sept. 29 will receive a jumbo mug.

This year, the Donut Dash includes two separate trails for the five-kilometer run and the one-mile run. Both races will begin in Bentdahl Commons and end at Luther's Regents Center. In addition to the run, refreshments­–including unlimited donuts­–will be provided. Gluten free donuts will be available.

LCDM is an on-campus student organization whose goal is to support families in Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. Their large fundraising event is a 12-hour nonstop dance marathon for Luther students as well as Decorah community members to celebrate the perseverance of patients and their families as they continue treatment. Luther College's Sixth Annual Dance Marathon will occur in spring 2019.

A national liberal arts college with an enrollment of 2,005, 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: http://www.luther.edu.