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

NKR-Sponsored Kidney Donor Matt Cavanaugh Completes 1K12M Challenge: 12 Marathons in One Year

On December 10, Matt Cavanaugh, a living kidney donor athlete sponsored by the National Kidney Registry, completed the Honolulu Marathon, the final marathon in the 1K12M (One Kidney, 12 Marathons) challenge. In early 2023, Cavanaugh set out to shatter the misperception that kidney donation imposes physical limits on donors by completing 12 sub-3-hour marathons within … Read More

NKR-Sponsored Kidney Donor Athlete to Run Honolulu Marathon to Raise Awareness About Living Kidney Donation

Kidney donor athlete Matt Cavanaugh is gearing up for the final marathon of the 1K12M (One Kidney, 12 Marathons) challenge, the Honolulu Marathon on December 10, 2023. 1K12M is a full-year challenge sponsored by the National Kidney Registry, in which Cavanaugh and fellow living kidney donor Hilary Baude will participate in 12 marathons throughout 2023 … Read More

Announcing the Winners of the Donor Games 2023 Championship

Congratulations to all the athletes who participated in the Donor Games 2023 Championship on Saturday, September 30, at Affinity Athletics in Stamford, Connecticut. It was our best Championship yet, with some new faces, many amazing performances, and two tiebreakers in the women’s division. Women’s Division Results Mimi Mahon, who took first place in the 2021 … Read More

NKR-Sponsored Kidney Donors Plan to Complete 12 Marathons in 2023

The National Kidney Registry is excited to announce 1K12M (One Kidney, 12 Marathons)—a full-year challenge in which NKR-sponsored kidney donor athletes Matt Cavanaugh and Hilary Baude will participate in 12 marathons throughout 2023 all across the United States. 1K12M is Matt Cavanaugh’s latest attempt to shatter the misperception that kidney donation imposes physical limits on … Read More

Announcing the Winners of the Donor Games 2022 Championship

The Donor Games 2022 Championship took place on Saturday, September 17, at Affinity Athletics in Stamford, Connecticut. It was another exciting competition, with many amazing performances and a thrilling three-way tiebreaker for 3rd place in the men’s division. Mimi Mahon, a consistent winner in past Open competitions and the 1st place finisher in the 2021 … Read More

National Kidney Registry to Sponsor Kidney Donor Steve Wilson in Ironman World Championship

The National Kidney Registry is thrilled to announce its latest kidney donor athlete sponsorship: Steve Wilson, a living kidney donor who will be competing in the Ironman World Championship in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, October 6-8, 2022. Steve donated a kidney through the National Kidney Registry’s Family Voucher Program in February 2020 after seeing a Facebook post … Read More

Founding Sponsors

  • National Kidney Foundation
  • National Kidney Registry
  • National Kidney Donation Organization