In 2012, five individuals and two relay teams inspired by the 110% Play Harder Challenge ran 110 miles and raised more than $115K. In 2021, the Challenge continues!  Athletes will cover 110 miles to finish breast cancer. Race the traditional Ultra Marathon in-person, or take on the miles as a virtual challenge over time.

February 5 – 6, 2022
UPDATED! 7:30 AM Stage 1 Start: Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront, Jacksonville Beach, FL [Map]
7:30 AM Stage 2 Start: Seawalk Pavilion, Jacksonville Beach, FL [Map]

REGISTRATION IS OPEN »

Online registration for the in-person DONNA 110 Ultra Marathon will close Friday, February 4 at 5:00 PM ET. Packet pick-up from the Expo is required. There is no race day packet pickup.

DONNA 110 Participants Receive

  • 2022 DONNA Ultra Belt Buckle MedalDONNA 110 Finisher’s Belt Buckle Medal
  • Finisher’s Shirt, our favorite cotton blend, with upgrade options
  • Goodie Bag that will include our famous Running Ribbon car magnet (for bragging rights of course)
  • Keepsake Race Bib (Personalized by first name for all those who register on or before December 31, 2021)
  • Access to Athletes’ Village for pre and post-race festivities
  • Course support for the last 26.2 Miles
  • Access to the DONNA Ultra Base Camp for supplies and gear-check

Registration Fees

Ultra Marathon | VIRTUAL ULTRA CHALLENGE

Opening Day 07/15/21 – $76
Entry 07/16/21 – 08/31/21 –  $80
Entry 09/01/21 – 10/26/21 –  $100
Entry 10/27/21 – 01/31/22 –  $120
Entry after 1/31/22 –  $140

 

Qualification Criteria

DONNA requires all athletes participating in the in-person DONNA 110 to have previous ultra race experience of at least 50 miles within the race’s cutoff time.  Proof of experience will be requested upon registration.

Ultra Marathon Host Hotel

Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront
1515 1st Street N.
Jacksonville Beach, FL 32250

“Day 1” of the DONNA 110 will start and finish at the Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront hotel. You are required to check in with the course marshal upon completion of the stage. Discounted rates are available to DONNA participants! Book your room today »

DONNA 110 Race Instructions

Responsibilities and Timing

Individual participants will be manually timed by a course marshal for “Day 1” from the start of the race through the completion of the first 84 miles.

Runners will then run the DONNA 26.2 Marathon event and will be chip timed.  The official marathon time will be added to the stage 1 time to calculate final standings.

For questions about this event, please contact us.

DONNA 110 Course

The DONNA 110 stage 1 starts at 7:30 AM from Hampton Inn Jacksonville Beach Oceanfront in Jacksonville Beach on Saturday, February 5.  After an initial loop to base camp, the course continues with loops in the beautiful neighborhoods of Atlantic Beach, to finish stage 1 at the start. Stage 2 starts at 7:30 AM on Sunday, February 6 with the official start of The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer.

Individuals will take the following routes to reach the 110 miles:

Course Time Requirements

  • Athletes must finish lap 5 by 8:30 p.m. to continue beyond 50 miles.
  • Athletes must finish lap 8 by 1:30 a.m. to continue on the final lap.
  • Athletes must reach the finish at Hampton Inn by 4:30 a.m. to be recognized as finishing the first day. Any runner that misses any cutoff will still be permitted to run the DONNA Marathon and earn a marathon finish, but only those who meet all cutoffs and officially finish the marathon will be recognized as a DONNA 110 official finisher.
  • REQUIRED: All athletes must check in with our course marshal at 7 AM Sunday morning from the Galloway 26.3 Party Tent at the Seawalk Pavilion/Latham Plaza to confirm your start of stage 2. The 26.2 with DONNA will start at 7:30 AM.

DONNA 110 Course Support

Day 1:  DONNA will provide Water, Gatorade, gels, electrolyte tablets, and snacks at Basecamp.

Day 2:  The 26.2 with DONNA Marathon course will be open for 7 hours, and water, fuel and aid stations will be positioned along the race course.  Hydration stations will be available approximately every mile with water and Gatorade. Nutrition gels will be available at approximately miles 8.5, 15 and 22.  SAG aid stations will be available no more than every 4 miles.

Basecamp

Atlantic Beach Elementary School will serve as basecamp. Parking is available.

Aid Station Bag Drop

Bag check is available and is limited to:

  • One (1) bag for Hampton Inn Oceanfront Hotel/Stage 1 Finish
  • One (1) bag for DONNA Runners’ Village/Race Finish
  • Two (2) bags for Basecamp

No coolers or large items will be accepted. Drop bags should be clearly clearly marked with your name and bib number.  A volunteer will collect these at the start.  Please do not send anything to basecamp that you will need between stages unless you have a crew collecting bags for you.

Basecamp – Please mark any bag for transport to Basecamp and leave with the designated DONNA team member when you start.  A volunteer will transport these to Basecamp after you start.

Hampton Inn Oceanfront Hotel/Stage 1 Finish – Please mark any bag for transport to the hotel and leave with the designated DONNA team member when you start. Bags will be available when you finish Stage 1, in the Sand Dollar room at the Hampton Inn.

Marathon Finish Line – Bags for the 26.2 with DONNA Finish Line should be marked “DONNA Finish” and will be in the Gear Check inside Athletes’ Village at the finish line. Finish Line bags will not be available when you complete the first stage.

Please be aware:

  • Runner may not drive themselves home after stage 1. Runners are encouraged to stay at the Hampton Inn or have a designated driver take them home at the completion of stage 1.
  • Check-in is required at basecamp after every lap.
  • Check-in is required at Hampton Inn Oceanfront Hotel Sand Dollar room at the completion of stage 1.
  • If you do not finish, check in with the course marshal is required at the time of decision.
  • REQUIRED: All athletes must check in with our course marshal at 7 AM Sunday morning at the Galloway 26.3 Party tent in Seawalk Pavilion/Latham Plaza to confirm your start of stage 2. The 26.2 with DONNA will start at 7:30 AM.

*Details subject to change.  Please check back often.

DONNA 110 Virtual CHALLENGE Race Instructions

GO THE DISTANCE YOUR WAY!

Online registration for all DONNA Virtual Events will close February 28, 2022 at 11:59 PM ET.

Run the 110 miles over as many days as you need before March 31. No time submission is required, and the medal is so worth it.

28 Days of DONNA

In partnership with Jeff Galloway Training Programs, we invite you to participate in the DONNA 110 by covering the 110 miles over 28 days. Follow the 28 Days of DONNA Galloway Race Plan (PDF) over any 28 day period of time. No time submission is required.

 

You may run this single event or experience it as a part of our Fearless Series.