Decades & Doughnuts: Upcoming Spring Races

April 5, 2015 7:28am

Have donuts…will run? Polyester, neon or parachute pants? This spring, Green Lake races are getting festive. Whether you need to work off your Sunday-morning doughnut fix or need an excuse to pull out those neon leggings, Green Lake 5ks will help you get there. Here’s two upcoming races to consider:

Photo courtesy of Top Pot Doughnuts Facebook Page

Photo courtesy of Top Pot Doughnuts Facebook Page

  1. Decade Dash by Northwest Seattle Young Life
    Saturday, April 11, starts at 8:30 a.m.
    Price: $15 Kids 14 & Under, $30-35 adults (price increases 3/30)
    About: Get decked out for this 5K run/walk as if it were your favorite decade. Imagine polyester, neon and parachute pants! It’s up to you, have fun. It will be a run for the ages! Consider a rallying a group of friends to coordinate a fun group costume. For more information, visit
  2. Top Pot Doughnuts Doughnut Dash
     Sunday, April 26, starting at 7:00 a.m.
    Price: 10 Kids Dash, $35-$45 adults (price increases after 3/30)
    About: Celebrate Top Pot Doughnuts with a run around Green Lake, proceeds to benefit Childhaven, a local non-profit that protects and supports abused children ages one month to five years. Each registered runner and walker will receive a limited edition t-shirt. Celebrate your victory with a free performance by Caspar Babypants and of course, donuts.  For more information, visit