Nappanee Apple Festival Donut Dash 5K

September 16, 2023 - 8:30 AM



Nappanee Apple Festival Donut Dash 5k will be held at Nappanee Elementary 755 E Van Buren St, Nappanee, IN 46550. 

This year this event will start and finish at Nappanee Elementary School.

Whether you are a long time competitive runner or a beginner you are welcome!! After you run or walk, plan time with family or friends in the small town shops and all Nappanee Apple Festival has to offer! Shuttles are available from Nappanee Elementary to the 47th Nappanee Apple Festival.   

 Start Time

5k run/walk starts at 8:30 AM.


Will be held Friday night from 6-8 PM  and Saturday morning 7 - 8:15 at Nappanee Elementary School. Participants will be able to pick up their shirts and race bibs.  


MUST REGISTER BY AUGUST 12TH to be guaranteed a shirt! 


link to registration 

May 27 to May 31 Only $15.00 

June 1 to June 30  and pay only $20 

July 1st till race day the cost increases to $25 

Find a Participant 

Race day registration will be online only...NO PAPER REGISTRATION ON RACE DAY.


All participants will receive apple cider donut and apple cider made provided by Miller's Orchard at the finish line. 


Chip timing by Watt’s My Time


There are  Awards 3 overall and top 3 male and female overall

Awards grouping for 5K:
The 1st place male & female runners will receive award.
Male: 12 – under, 13 -15, 16-19, 20-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61 - 64, 65 - 69, 70 +
Female: 12 - under, 13 -15, 16-19, 20-30, 31-40, 41-50, 51-60, 61 - 64, 65 - 69, 70 +

Awards will be given out soon after the last person crosses the finish line 

Parking & Bathrooms

Parking and bathrooms is available at Nappanee Elementary School 


There is a shuttle at Nappanee Elementary to take you to Downtown Nappanee to the Nappanee Apple Festival. 

We look forward to seeing you at the starting line!

No Refunds!! 

More information

More information for the Nappanee Apple Festival  can be found at