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2023 Row 4 Dough- I

Join us on August 19, 2023

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What Is Row 4 Dough?

Row 4 Dough is an exercise fundraising event benefiting the athletes of Special Olympics Illinois. This event challenges participants to row a 5K, half marathon, or a full marathon.

Rowers are encouraged to compete as a five-person team (rowing 13.1 miles), a 10-person team (rowing 26.2 miles) or as an individual (rowing a 5K). 

Event Details:

Saturday, August 19th, the CrossFit Influence, 708 Walnut Circle, in Wapella, IL will host the 2023 Row 4 Dough fundraiser to benefit Special Olympics Illinois Region I.   Registration will begin at 8:00am with Teams starting the rowing race at 9:00am. 

Participant Giveaway
•  Each participant receives a Row 4 Dough t shirt ​


All rowers must collect a minimum of $50 in donations from family, friends, and coworkers.  Each rower to reach the fundraising minimum of $50 will receive a Row 4 Dough shirt. 

Stay Connected

Make sure to follow up on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Use the hashtag #Row4Dough to tell us your reason for rowing this year.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Special Olympics Illinois offers a variety of Row 4 Dough partnership opportunities locally and statewide. No matter what level, this is a great way to show support for the mission and athletes of Special Olympics Illinois and ensure that we can continue to provide year round programming for individuals with intellectual disabilities. For more information please contact Vanessa Duncan at


For more information or questions about this event please contact Jeremiah Jensen, Special Olympics Illinois, at 217-791-2620.  

Why Special Olympics Illinois?

Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization that serves more than 23,100 traditional athletes with intellectual disabilities and over 13,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities. Through inclusive athletic, health and leadership programs, Special Olympics Illinois empowers our athletes to transform themselves, their communities, and the world. Individuals with intellectual disabilities face societal, political and cultural discrimination, ranging from misunderstanding and bullying to isolation and exclusion. At the core of our mission, Special Olympics Illinois is a sports organization that uses the power of sports as a catalyst for social change.  We breakdown long-held misconceptions about people with intellectual disabilities by highlighting the inherent talent and unbounded promise of our athletes and how their spirit has, does and will continue to positively impact communities throughout Illinois.


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