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2021 Row 4 Dough - C

Join us on September 12, 2021

Sorry, registrations are currently closed.

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.

In 2021, participants have the option to attend one of 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 five-person team (rowing 13.1 miles), a 10-person team (rowing 26.2 miles) or as an individual (rowing a 5K). 

Event Details:

Sunday, September 12 at Crossfit Elmhurst (694 N Larch Avenue, Elmhurst)

Registration Opens: 8:00am

Event Begins: 9:00am

Come be part of this unique and fun event! There will be plenty of excitement you don't wait to miss! You are encouraged to bring lawn chairs and tents. 


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 it may also give you a prize. All those who go the distance are entered into a raffle to win a Yeti Cooler. Participants will receive one entry for every $250 raised by September 12.

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 Katelin Zandi at 630-545-3402. 


For more information or questions about this event please contact Katelin Zandi, Special Olympics Illinois, at 630-545-3402.  

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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