Eat doughnuts during a 5k

The Krispy Kreme Doughnut Dash promises to be a challenge to runners. {}It's a 5k run that includes eating a dozen Krispy Kremes in one hour or less. {}At the halfway point, runners will eat a dozen doughnuts and run back along the same route to finish at the Family Fun Event. It happens Saturday, January 26, 2014 at 8:30AM.{}Casual runners can eat however many they wish, but the Challenge runners must eat the full dozen. {}The race benefits Children's of Alabama, which is very close to the halfway point of the race.More than 500 runners of all ages will hit the start line at Railroad Park in Birmingham for this family friendly event. {}There will also be a Family Fun Event after the race with giveaways, inflatable's, face painting and more.