Krispy Kreme Challenge
Joshua Chappell & Alyssa D’Addezio
c/o The Park Scholarships Office
Campus Box 7009
Raleigh, NC 27695
The Krispy Kreme Challenge is an annual, student-operated race in Raleigh, North Carolina benefiting the NC Children's Hospital. Beginning in 2004 with a mere 10 participants,the race has grown exponentially to a whopping expected 7,700 runners as the race and has rapidly become one of NC State University's newest traditions.
Beginning at the NC State Belltower, each runner runs 2 miles to the Krispy Kreme store located on Peace St. in Raleigh. After downing a full dozen of the famous Krispy Kreme doughnuts, the runner must run the two miles back. All in one hour.
The challenge attracts a wide range of runners from beginners to serious competitors hailing from all corners of the country.
Register early because spots will sell out! NCSU Students/Faculty: $20 Non NCSU: $27
The Krispy Kreme Challenge is an annual charity event at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, N.C. All profits are donated to the North Carolina Children's Hospital. To complete the Krispy Kreme Challenge, participants start at the iconic NC State Belltower on Hillsborough Street, run two miles to the Krispy Kreme store of Raleigh, eat one dozen doughnuts (totaling 2,400 calories and 144 grams of fat), and run back to the Belltower, all under 1 hour. The Krispy Kreme Challenge is not affiliated with the Krispy Kreme company.
Location: The race begins at the NCSU Belltower, Raleigh, NC 27695