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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

Donor Games to Hold Second Annual Championship for Living Kidney Donor Athletes

The National Kidney Registry will hold the second annual Donor Games Championship on Saturday, September 17, 2022, at Affinity Athletics in Stamford, Connecticut. This year’s Donor Games Championship is by invitation only, with the majority of competitors being kidney donor athletes. Several kidney transplant recipients and transplant industry professionals will also compete. All competitors will … Read More

Mitch Workout 2022 Open Recap

The Mitch Workout 2022 Open took place June 22 to 29. Competitors had two minutes to complete a maximum number of unbroken bench press reps at a designated weight (185 lbs for men, 95 lbs for women). At or prior to the two-minute mark, athletes began performing strict unbroken pull-ups. The athlete’s score was the … Read More

Matt Cavanaugh Kicks Off 1K4D Challenge: One Kidney, Four Ultramarathon Races Covering 1,000 Kilometers of Desert

Matt Cavanaugh, an active duty US Army Strategist and living kidney donor, has kicked off 1K4D: his attempt to become the first living kidney donor to finish the full Racing the Planet 4 Deserts Ultramarathon Series. Matt’s 1K4D challenge is being sponsored by the National Kidney Registry. The 4 Deserts, widely recognized as the most … Read More

Founding Sponsors

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