Fourth annual marathon launches with a spirited start


Members of the morale committee get pumped up only minutes before the beginning of the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Members of the morale committee get pumped up only minutes before the beginning of the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Sophomores Lindsey Suer and Mackenzie Wortham enter the gym for the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Sophomores Lindsey Suer and Mackenzie Wortham enter the gym for the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Committee members form a tunnel for participants to run through before the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Committee members form a tunnel for participants to run through before the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Committee members show their spirit as students enter the gym. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Committee members show their spirit as students enter the gym. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Senior Lane Mehling enters the gym along with other FCDM participants. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Senior Lane Mehling enters the gym along with other FCDM participants. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Junior Grant Vellinger and Dance Marathon coordinator Matthew Townsend get the crowd excited at the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Junior Grant Vellinger and Dance Marathon coordinator Matthew Townsend get the crowd excited at the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Sophomores Olyvia Hundley, Grace Neal, and Annie Sung prepare to learn the morale dance. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Sophomores Olyvia Hundley, Grace Neal, and Annie Sung prepare to learn the morale dance. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Seniors Josh Becht and Trevor Smith take a knee during the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Seniors Josh Becht and Trevor Smith take a knee during the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Denise Taylor tells her story at the opening ceremony. Taylor's daughter was hospitalized at Riley Hospital. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Denise Taylor tells her story at the opening ceremony. Taylor’s daughter was hospitalized at Riley Hospital. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Juniors Emily Naville and Chad Lawrence hang up signs near the registration tables. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Juniors Emily Naville and Chad Lawrence hang up signs near the registration tables. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Dance Marathon coordinator Anne Martin practices the morale dance before the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Dance Marathon coordinator Anne Martin practices the morale dance before the opening ceremony. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Seniors Scarlett Hartlage and Kelsi Dempster place their handprints on a tarp to commemorate their participation in the marathon. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Seniors Scarlett Hartlage and Kelsi Dempster place their handprints on a tarp to commemorate their participation in the marathon. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Senior Reese Tarr signs up at the registration table. Photo by Meghan Poff.
Senior Reese Tarr signs up at the registration table. Photo by Meghan Poff.

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