If you are in Mansfield, Ohio and are looking for something fun to do, take this as an invitation. If you also happen to have a sweet tooth for donuts this event will be right up your street.
On Friday 21st July the 3rd Annual Shelly Acres 3K Donut Run, will be taking place. You get to enjoy a fantastic donut walk/run followed by an incredible pool party with awards galore!
Adults will enjoy munching on a delicious donut at the start line, at the 1K mark, and again at the 2K mark. If you’re worried about those calories and what they’ll do to your waistline, fear not. You can choose to compete in the non-donut competition, if you prefer!
There’s also a special kids’ version of the race. Children aged 12 and under will run approximately 200 meters at the end of which they’ll be rewarded with a free donut!
Awards will be given for the following categories:
Overall Male Donut Run Winner
Overall Female Donut Run Winner
Overall Male Non-Donut Run Winner
Overall Female Non-Donut Run Winner
Overall Kids’ Run Winner Boy
Overall Kids’ Run Winner Girls
You’re probably thinking — how many calories do these delicious treats actually contain? And how much exercise will it take to burn them off?
The nutrition information below is based on estimates so, keep that in mind.
Starting with the glazed donut hole, which contains 52 calories, you’ll need only 15 minutes of walking, 8 minutes of cycling, 6 minutes of jogging, or 4 minutes of swimming to burn off those calories.
A glazed chocolate donut clocks in at 57 calories, so brace yourself for a little more exercise. You’ll need approximately 57 minutes of walking, 31 minutes of biking, 23 minutes of jogging, or 17 minutes of swimming to balance out that indulgence.
If you love jelly-filled donut, these come packed with a hearty 289 calories. To offset that, plan for an 80 to 85-minute walk, a 44 to 47-minute bike ride, a 33 to 35-minute jog, or a 24 to 26-minute swimming session.
The crème-filled donut has 307 calories. This delight requires an 80 to 85-minute walk, a 44 to 47-minute bike ride, a 33 to 35-minute jog, or a 24 to 26-minute swimming session to burn off the calories.
The legendary peanut stick donut, tips the scales at 470 calories. If you choose this one, then gear up for a 131-minute walk, a 72-minute bike ride, a 54-minute jog, or a 39-minute swimming session.
Don’t these figures discourage you from enjoying an unforgettable summer evening filled with donut-fueled fun — the perfect way to savor those warm summer nights. You can book your tickets on Eventbrite.