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Fri February 7, 2014
Run for the Doughnuts: The Krispy Kreme Challenge
RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A five-mile run through downtown Raleigh is just the sort of thing a healthy person would do.
Perhaps not, since Saturday's race includes a stop at the Krispy Kreme to eat a dozen doughnuts at the halfway mark.
Organizers say racers are not actually required to eat all the doughnuts before resuming the race. In fact, runners do not have to eat any doughnuts.
Officials hope to have more than 7,000 people in the run. The cost is $35 for students at North Carolina State University, where the race begins. It's $42 for everyone else.
WFDD's Steve Biddle contributed to this article
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