krispy kreme challenge

Jan 26, 2018  |  Events

2018 Krispy Kreme Challenge Offers Runners a Daring Delight

As the Krispy Kreme Challenge takes another lap around Raleigh this Saturday, we look back at some sugary stats racked up over the race's first 14 years.

Jan 26, 2017  |  Students

Cooper Wins Churchill Scholarship

Senior Christopher Cooper, a chemical engineering and economics major at NC State, will spend the 2017-18 academic year at the University of Cambridge, earning a master's degree on a prestigious Churchill Scholarship.

Feb 3, 2016  |  Campus Life

Doughnut Data

In 12 years, the Krispy Kreme Challenge has rolled up some impressive numbers: 60,000-plus runners, more than 724,000 doughnuts eaten and nearly $1 million raised for charity.

Jan 27, 2016  |  Service and Community

Dunk and Doughnut Races Slated

Two family-friendly races are fast approaching in February: the Krispy Kreme Challenge and the Polar Plunge. Find out how you can participate in the charity events.

Oct 14, 2015  |  Service and Community

Park Scholars Give $2 Million

The Park Scholars, who have organized the wildly popular Krispy Kreme Challenge race since 2004, have committed $2 million to UNC Children's Hospital for the Krispy Kreme Challenge Children's Specialty Clinic at Rex Hospital in Raleigh.

Feb 19, 2015  |  Service and Community

Race Raises Dough for Children’s Hospital

Check out scenes from this year's Krispy Kreme Challenge, an annual event organized by NC State students to benefit N.C. Children's Hospital. Social media was made for just such occasions.

Feb 20, 2014

Krispy Kreme Challenge

Check out photos from the Krispy Kreme Challenge 2014, which raised $200,000 for North Carolina Children's Hospital.

Feb 9, 2014

Krispy Kreme Challenge 2014

The 2014 Krispy Kreme Challenge raised $200,000 for the North Carolina Children's Hospital.

Feb 6, 2014

Eat (and Run) to the Beat

The Krispy Kreme Challenge doesn't give you a lot of variety when it comes to doughnuts: it's glazed or nothing. So here's a list of appropriately themed songs to lift your heart as you try to hold down your stomach on the run.

Feb 4, 2014

Student-Powered Service

Grueling as it is, the 5-mile, 2,400-calorie Krispy Kreme Challenge is the end of a longer race for the students who organize it.

Feb 11, 2013

Tradition and Trans Fat Nation

The Krispy Kreme Challenge raised a record-breaking $177,000 for UNC Children's Hospital. Enjoy photos and tweets from Saturday's event.

Feb 8, 2013

Glazed and Confused

NC State's annual triathlon of spirit, sweat and sweets takes off from the Belltower on Saturday. Don't miss this heartwarming, heartburning event.

Feb 5, 2013

Running on Full

Each runner in the Krispy Kreme Challenge races for his own reasons. David Spencer, a 2002 alumnus, runs in gratitude for his son's health.

Mar 2, 2012

54 Things, But Only One NC State

The "54 Things To Do At NC State" list gives students a new way to learn about and participate in campus traditions.

Jan 30, 2012

From Lark to Legend

This Saturday, 7,700 runners will gather at the Memorial Belltower for the Krispy Kreme Challenge, a five-mile foot race during which runners consume a dozen doughnuts. The NC State tradition raises tens of thousands for the North Carolina Children's Hospital.