Join Krispy Kreme Challenge for Inaugural Benefit (and More!)

The Krispy Kreme Challenge, a beloved NC State tradition initiated by Park Scholars, draws thousands of participants annually from all over the nation (and even the world). Since its inception, the race has raised more than half of its $2 million commitment to the UNC Children’s Hospital. Join us for any or all of these exciting Krispy Kreme Challenge events in 2017:

Patent Holders Sudeep Sunthankar ‘12 and John Yanik ‘12 Tackle Medical School

Park graduates Sudeep Sunthankar ‘12 and John Yanik ‘12, along with four collaborators, recently published a patent on “Implantation tools for spinal cord stimulator leads and related methods” – affectionately known by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office as US 20130289685 A1.

Krispy Kreme Challenge Races Total Over $550,000 for North Carolina Children’s Hospital

posted 2013.02.12 What started as a dare between friends in 2004 has grown into one of the largest annual events at North Carolina State University, drawing thousands of competitors to Raleigh each year. The 2013 Krispy Kreme Challenge involved a record 8,000 runners and raised over $170,000. Over the course of the nine year history of the Krispy Kreme Challenge, the organization has donated a total of over $550,000 to the North Carolina Children’s Hospital — a state-of-the-art facility that serves over 70,000 children
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Krispy Kreme Challenge Involves Record Number of Participants and Raises Over $100,000 for Charity

posted 2012.02.06 On a brisk Saturday morning in February, a record 7,700 participants took part in the Krispy Kreme Challenge — an event that included runners from as far away as Australia. The race raised more than $100,000 to benefit the North Carolina Children’s Hospital. Participants had one hour to run 2.5 miles from the NC State Belltower to the Krispy Kreme store on Peace Street, consume a dozen doughnuts, and complete an additional 2.5 miles. Individuals also had the option to
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