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Racing for donuts in the streets of Monroe

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MONROE, La. (KNOE 8 News) - Remember having to clean your plate before you could go outside to play? Or what about not being able eat sweets before dinner?

Throw all of those childhood rules out of the window on Saturday, September 7, because the Downtown Donut Dash is coming to Monroe!  Eat and play as you make your way through historic downtown Monroe for a 5K race like you have never seen before!

At the end of every mile, participants will chow down a tasty donut before continuing with the race.  The participant to cross the finish line first without tossing his or her cookies- or donuts- wins!

Every runner will receive a free Downtown Donut Run t-shirt.
Participants can pre-register by Sept. 5 for $25 or $30 on the day of the race.
Registration for the Kids Fun Run is just $15 and participants will also receive a free youth-size shirt.
The Kids Fun Run is a "just for fun" 1K that begins and ends at the same place as the 5K.

Race Day:
7:30 a.m. – Registration and bib pick up
8:00 a.m. – Kids Fun Run 1K
8:30 a.m. – Downtown Donut Dash 5k begins
9:45 a.m. -  Awards Ceremony

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