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Western Regional 2024 Recap

The Donor Games Western Regional took place May 18 at the Mission HQ in  Alameda, California. A total of 29 athletes competed and approximately 100 people attended the event, including kidney donors, transplant recipients, and dialysis patients. The event welcomed members of Alameda Fire, San Francisco Fire, and the military as competitors, judges, and crowd … Read More

Heavy Murph 2024 Recap

The Heavy Murph 2024 Open, with took place April 4–10, delivered another thrilling competition, with neck-and-neck races in both donor categories that went right down to the wire. The top spot in the men’s donor category was hotly contested. Garet Hil established an early lead, but on the last full day of the competition, Thomas … Read More

National Kidney Registry Announces Donor Games Western Regional Competition for Living Donors

The National Kidney Registry is pleased to announce its first-ever Donor Games Regional competition to showcase the fitness of living kidney and liver donors and raise awareness about the need for living donors nationwide. The Donor Games Regional competitions are the latest in the Donor Games family of events, which include Donor Games Open remote … Read More

National Kidney Registry Announces Donor Games Midwest Regional Competition for Living Donors

The National Kidney Registry is pleased to announce its second Donor Games Regional competition to showcase the fitness of living kidney and liver donors and raise awareness about the need for living donors nationwide. The Donor Games Regional competitions are the latest in the Donor Games family of events, which include Donor Games Open remote … Read More

Fran Workout 2024 Open Recap

Our second-ever Fran Workout event, which took place February 6–12, went down to the wire, with amazing performances by Donor Games veterans and new faces alike, including a photo finish in the women’s donor category and two new Donor Games records. Thomas Sullivan is proving himself a force to be reckoned with in the Donor … Read More

NKR-Sponsored Kidney Donor Hilary Baude Completes 1K12M Challenge: 12 Marathons in One Year

Hilary Baude, a living kidney donor athlete sponsored by the National Kidney Registry, has completed the 1K12M (One Kidney, 12 Marathons) challenge. Baude, along with fellow NKR-sponsored kidney donor athlete Matt Cavanaugh, tackled the 1K12M challenge to shatter the misperception that kidney donation imposes physical limits on donors by completing 12 marathons within one year. Read More

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  • National Kidney Foundation
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  • National Kidney Donation Organization