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Get Ready for DanceBlue’s Marathon Madness

LEXINGTON, Ky.  (March 31, 2021)  The countdown to the University of Kentucky's DanceBlue 2021 is on with Marathon Madness, a week full of fun challenges leading up to the marathon Saturday, April 10. Starting Monday, April 5, Marathon Madness is the most exciting way to ring in DanceBlue 2021. See the schedule below from DanceBlue organizers.

Monday, April 5: Wish Upon A Star Monday

On Monday, wishes come true with a Disney-themed day. From 10 a.m.-2 p.m., DanceBlue is tabling outside of the Classroom Building (White Hall). Dancers are welcome to check-in at the table or through Zoom to earn two Morale Cup Points for their team. Supporters are also encouraged to share DanceBlue's interactive template on social media with the hashtag #DanceBlue2021.

Tuesday, April 6: Time to Boogie Tuesday

Get ready to dance Tuesday with a TikTok challenge. DanceBlue is revealing one song included in the line dance and dancers who duet the TikTok will receive five Morale Cup Points. To make the day even better, a fundraising challenge will be posted to raise even more money FTK.

Wednesday, April 7: Camp DanceBlue

On Wednesday, it's back to the Classroom Building to “camp” out at the DanceBlue table from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Once again, dancers can come check-in at the table or through Zoom to earn two Morale Cup Points for their team. All DanceBlue supporters are encouraged to fill out the camp-themed interactive template to post on social media with #DanceBlue2021. 

Thursday, April 8: To-Be Thursday

We're thinking back to what we wanted to be when we grew up on Thursday with another TikTok reveal. Dancers that duet the TikTok earn five Morale Cup Points for their team. And, another fundraising challenge will be added FTK!

Friday, April 9: FTK Friday

The day before DanceBlue 2021 is dedicated to DanceBlue highlight reels. DanceBlue will be tabling outside of the Classroom Building from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. where dancers can check-in at the table or on Zoom to earn two Morale Cup Points for their team. They're also encouraging DanceBlue supporters to post their DB highlights with the hashtag #DanceBlue2021.

The entire week keeps in the spirit of DanceBlue with a scavenger hunt that helps teams earn Morale Cup Points. To keep up with Marathon Madness throughout the week, follow DanceBlue at @uk_danceblue on Instagram. For more information, email

DanceBlue is the University of Kentucky's 24-hour, no sitting, no sleeping dance marathon that benefits the Golden Matrix Fund. The DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology Clinic opened its brand-new facility in 2017 after a complete renovation funded solely from DanceBlue. 

For more information about DanceBlue, registration information or to support its efforts, please visit Connect with DanceBlue on Facebook at and Twitter at, and on Instagram at

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