DMM Runner and Group 18's Morale Captain: Jessie Simkins 1. Why did you decide to run the marathon for the second time? I have never experienced something so incredible for such a great cause. I had no idea what to expect when running the Chicago Marathon, but during the entire race I knew the long … Continue reading Humans of DMM
Just laying around all summer doing nothing, why not fundraise for Dance Marathon and help yourself get closer to meeting your goal for the Big Event. Here are 7 ways to start fundraising over the summer. Collect all the empty pop can and pop bottles in your house and turn them in at your local grocery … Continue reading 7 Ways to Fundraise Over the Summer
Classes have concluded. Finals are over. You’ve survived and thrived as a Hawkeye for another semester. And although many may think you have no strings attached to Iowa City for the summer, your Dance Marathon commitment is far from over during the next three months. I’m here to remind you that pediatric cancer is 365 … Continue reading Lime Time Wednesday Meets Travel Tuesday
Dance Marathon Adviser, Tracey Martin What are you most excited about leading up to the Big Event? "It is so hard to pinpoint just one thing that I am excited about leading up to the Big Event! In this role, I have the opportunity to work with a phenomenal group of students. Every single one … Continue reading Humans Of Dance Marathon: Meet Tracey!
Second year dancer & Morale Captain Assistant, Regan Odegard What was your favorite memory of dance marathon 21? "Dancing in the middle of the huge crowd and knowing that the hundreds of students surrounding me are all fighting for the same cause. During the year, before the big event, it was sometimes hard trying to … Continue reading Human of Dance Marathon
Finals are upon us. There is a lot of studying to do, and a lot of stress. Here are some ways to take some study breaks to help you defeat the finals [huns]. (haha get it?). Food- Your brain needs fuel to get you through the semester worth of material. Some healthy options are popcorn, … Continue reading F.I.N.A.L.S.W.E.E.K.