2023 DONNA Marathon Weekend
DONNA Marathon Weekend returns February 3 – 5, 2023. This year’s theme: Destination DONNA, celebrates DONNA Marathon Weekend as a beautiful destination race inviting both locals and visitors to the City of Jacksonville and The Beaches to celebrate breast cancer survivorship. The theme also reinforces The DONNA Foundation’s destination vision of a future without breast cancer as it celebrates its 20th anniversary year.
20 Years. Countless Miles. One Destination: To Finish Breast Cancer.
DONNA Marathon Weekend will include a 5K, DONNA Dash, Half Marathon, Marathon, Ultramarathon, Event Challenges and Health & Wellness Expo that will again fill the City of Jacksonville and the Beaches of Northeast Florida with thousands of runners from all 50 states and many countries.
26.2 with DONNA The National Marathon to Finish Breast Cancer is the only marathon in the US dedicated to breast cancer research and care and benefits The DONNA Foundation. Participants enjoy a flat, fast Boston-Qualifying marathon course that takes them through the beautiful beach communities of Jacksonville with scenic views and an outpouring of crowd support. There’s a reason this event has been recognized by CNN Travel as one of the “Seven Marathons Worth the Trip” and “Favorite Charity Race” from the readers of Women’s Running Magazine.
The DONNA Marathon has also been selected by the Abbott World Marathon Majors as a qualifying race for the AbbottWMM Wanda Age Group World Ranking program. Through this distinction, participants in the DONNA Marathon can compete to earn ranking points to be invited to the AbottWMM Wanda Age Group Championships.
DONNA Marathon Weekend is an official event of The DONNA Foundation. The DONNA Foundation, a private non-profit organization in Northeast Florida, provides financial assistance and support nationwide to those living with breast cancer and funds groundbreaking research to finish the disease once and for all. To date, the DONNA Foundation has served more than 17,000 families, securing more than $500,000 in financial services and debt relief each year. The organization has also disbursed more than $3.3 million in support of translational genomics and immune studies. The organization also operates events and programs for survivorship, education and awareness. For more information, visit www.TheDONNAFoundation.org.
DONNA Marathon Weekend: LOCALS RULE Discount
North Florida residents can take advantage of our Locals Rule discount Beginning September 1. Local runners save $10 on either a Marathon, Half Marathon, Ultra Marathon or DONNA Booby Trap Challenge entry by registering with the promo code LOCALSRULE.
To qualify for the discount, participants must register while space is available with a valid mailing address in one of the following First Coast counties: Duval, Clay, Flagler, St. Johns, Nassau, Putnam, Bradford, Union, Columbia, Baker, Ware (GA), Charlton (GA), Camden (GA), Brantley (GA), Pierce (GA), Glynn (GA). This offer is not valid with any other promotion.
DONNA 110 Mile-A-Day Challenge
Beginning October 1, 2022, The DONNA Foundation is challenging participants, friends, and family to walk one mile per day for 110 days, finishing up just in time for the 2023 DONNA Marathon Weekend in February. This is the DONNA 110 Mile-A-Day Challenge.
Did you know exercise reduces treatment-related adverse effects and reduces by up to 50% cancer-specific and overall mortality in breast cancer?* The objective of the DONNA 110 Mile-A-Day Challenge is to encourage our DONNA community to collectively walk 20,000 miles while focusing on living a healthy, fearless, and sustainable life as The DONNA Foundation celebrates its 20th anniversary year. 20 Years. Countless Miles. One Destination: to Finish Breast Cancer. #DestinationDONNA
How It Works
1. Register – registration will remain open until February 4, 2023 at 3 PM ET.
2. Walk! Starting October 1, 2022, recruit a friend, join a group, commit to move your body every day!
3. Submit Results – we have fun milestones to achieve along the way, so track your miles with us. Help us reach our goal to walk 20,000 miles together to finish breast cancer! Results submission opens October 1, 2022 and ends DONNA Marathon Sunday, February 5, 2023.
4. Receive Your Swag! In February 2023, get excited when your amazing DONNA 110 finisher’s belt buckle medal and shirt arrive in your mailbox. Registration fee includes shipping.
*ASCO: Exercise Across the Cancer Care Continuum: Why It Matters, How to Implement It, and Motivating Patients to Move