Don Doan Dash – 5K / 10K

Sunday, September 8, 2024 at 9:00AM

5K & 10K races

A loop so nice, why not do it twice!

See our previous Race Results.


Start and Finish:

Professor’s Lake Recreation Centre
1660 North Park Road
Brampton, Ontario
L6S 4B4


Map of the run on

  • Starting in the Professor’s Lake parking lot
  • Left and continue out of parking lot
  • Right onto North Park Drive
  • Run to turnaround at Pleasant Valley Place
  • After turnaround continue on North Park Drive
  • Left on Panda Lane
  • Left on Porteous Circle
  • Left on to path and follow around the lake
  • Left on Professors Lake Parkway
  • Left on Pepperwood Place
  • Enter path at end of Pepperwood Place
  • Continue to follow the lake path
  • Right at the parking lot
  • Left towards the finish area

Route on Map My Run



Volunteers and First Aid will be available along the route to assist you if needed.

The route is flat and fast, with only a few small hills.

Please stay on the path and sidewalks as roadways will not be closed for the race. Please use caution when crossing an intersection.

Water Station

Two water stations will be available at the 2.5K and the 5K markers.

Washrooms and Changing

Washrooms and changing facilities in the Professors Lake Recreation Centre will be open and available for use.

Walkers and Time Limits

Want to walk the course, you’re more than welcome to. We only ask that you line up behind the runners. A two hour time limit is placed on the race which will leave plenty of time to finish comfortably.

Strollers, Pets and Roller Blades

Please no pets or roller blades are allowed on the course for safety reasons.  Strollers are permitted, but should line up near the rear of the start line.


Designated parking for the event will be available at:

Professors Lake Recreation Centre (Capacity 80 cars)
1660 North Park Road
Brampton, Ontario
L6S 4B4

Additional parking:

St. John Bosco School
1025 North Park Road
Brampton, Ontario
L6S 4B4

And nearby street parking in the event of full lots at the Rec Centre and school.

*Please DO NOT park at the Brampton Chinese Baptist Church or the Jehovah Witness Kingdom Hall locations*


Race kits for the Don Doan Dash can be picked up from the Running Room located at; 

Unit 1 2969 Argentia Road
Winston Churchill Blvd. & Hwy 401
Mississauga, ON L5N 0A2
Ph: (905) 814-6500

From 11 am until 3 pm on Saturday September. Otherwise you can pick-up your kit at Professors Lake from 7:30 to 8:30 am. 

Race Kits

Your race kit will include your bib, timing chip and technical shirt.

Race Bibs and Timing Chips

Your timing chip is integrated with the bib.  Please be sure to write your full name, emergency contact information and any allergies or health conditions you have on the back of your race bib.

Bag Check

An area inside the Professors Lake Recreation Centre will be designated as a bag drop location. We strongly recommend that you leave your valuables at home.

Volunteers – Full

We are looking for volunteers to help with the race! We have various opportunities available;

  • Start / Finish Line
  • Water Stations
  • Food Stations
  • Photography
  • Registration Table
  • Set-up / Tear Down
  • Cheering Crew

If you are a Grade 9 – 12 student and need volunteer hours, please feel to help in one of the above positions. We will sign-off on your volunteer hours. 


Indoor washrooms are available.  Snacks and water will be available.


All participants will receive a medal at the finish line

  • Top 3 finishers male and female will be awarded
  • Draw prizes – post race (Stay for the awards to be eligible)


Donations to ALS Canada, can be made on their website. 

A cheque was presented to ALS Canada from our 2019 race. A cheque was also presented in 2020 and 2021.




Race Director: TBD

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