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2023 - Row 4 Dough - G

Join us on August 12, 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 full marathon.

In 2023, participants have the option to attend our in-person Row 4 Dough events or pick their date, time, and method to Row 4 Dough virtually. Rowers are encouraged to compete as a 10-person team (rowing 26.2 miles) or as an individual (rowing a 5K). 

Event Details:

This years Region G, LETR Row 4 Dough Presented by Tentac Enterprises will be held at The Factory Bloomington-Normal (401 Bronco Dr. Bloomington IL 61704).  For this in-person event we ask for participants to form a team of 10 row a full marathon on Saturday, August 12th, 2023.

Registration Opens- 7:30am

Yoga Warm Up- 8:00am (The Yoga Lab will be leading this morning flow)

Athlete Powerlifting Demo- 8:45am

Rowing Begins- 9:00am

Come be apart of this unique and fun event!  There will be a vendor village and raffles, DJ Blake will be joining us again blasting some jams and emceeing our event! Lab Coffee will have coffee and acai bowls available in the morning and  Eatology will be onsite for for lunch. You are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and tents.  Fastest Team, Sunken Boat, and Most Spirited Awards will be given out at the completion of the event.


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 workout shirt. 

Your participation in Row 4 Dough will give you that feel-good energy as you support Special Olympics Illinois, but you can also earn swag! Rowers who reach the $250, $500, $750 or $1,000 fundraising levels will qualify for additional Row 4 Dough incentives. Every fundraising level you hit, you will receive a $25 incentive credit that can be spent at our Row 4 Dough Shop!  (Raise $250=$25 credit, $500= $50 credit and so on)

Don't worry if you don't raise enough monies for incentive credits, everyone will be able purchase incentive items out of the Row 4 Dough Shop!

The Row 4 Dough Shop is open !! Click here to check out all the cool swag you can earn!!!

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 Campos at 217-520-5838. 


For more information or questions about this event please contact Vanessa Campos, Special Olympics Illinois, at 217-520-5838.  

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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