Krispy Kreme Challenge 2011

The Krispy Kreme Challenge is an annual student operated race in Raleigh, on Hillsborough Street, benefiting the NC Children's Hospital. Beginning in 2004 with a mere 12 participants, the race has grown exponentially to a whopping 7500 this year. The race has rapidly become one of NC State University's newest traditions.  Beginning at the NC State bell tower, each runner runs 2 miles to the Krispy Kremestore located on Peace St. in Raleigh. After downing a full dozen of the famous Krispy Kreme doughnuts, the runner must run the 2 miles back.  The challenge attracts a wide range of runners from beginners to serious competitors hailing from all corners of the country.