University RockyTHON Dance Marathon Color Run Set for Sept

 The Western Illinois University RockyTHON (Dance Marathon) will hold its third annual Color Run for the Kids Sunday, Sept. 19.

University RockyTHON Dance Marathon Color Run Set for Sept

 The event is part of the student organization's year-round effort to raise money for Children's Miracle Network hospitals, St. Louis Children's Hospital and SSM Health Cardinal Glennon. The event culminates March 26, 2022, with the 12-hour RockyTHON, which honors the 12-hour shifts of doctors and nurses, as well as children who are unable to stand.

The event, which starts at 2 p.m. Sept. 19 (registration begins at 1 p.m.), is a two-mile color run in Macomb's Veterans Park on University Drive. The $25 registration is due by Wednesday, Sept. 15 to guarantee a Color Run t-shirt. Online registration is available at On-site registration will be available the day of the race.

Western's RockyTHON is entering its ninth year on the WIU campus, with this year's goal set at $100,000. Donations are welcome, and may be made by visiting the WIU RockyThon website or emailing Additional details and more events can be found on the WIU RockyThon Facebook page.

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