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Students participate in a line dance during the 24 hour DanceBlue marathon at 3:10 a.m. on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

Looking ahead to DanceBlue 2022

Sophia Shoemaker March 2, 2022

DanceBlue 2022 is taking place on March 5 and 6. A student-run organization, DanceBlue raises money for the Golden Matrix Fund, which supports kids at the DanceBlue Kentucky Children’s Hospital Hematology/Oncology...

Dance Blue chairs reveal that Dance Blue raised $2,000,190.20 during the 2020 Dance Blue Marathon on Sunday, March 1, 2020, at the Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Michael Clubb | Staff

‘Love in its purest form’: UK DanceBlue raises $2 million in 15th year of fundraising

Natalie Parks March 1, 2020

When the numbers went up, the crowd went wild.At the close of its annual 24-hour dance marathon, DanceBlue members revealed that the organization raised $2,000,190.20 for the Kentucky Children’s Hospital...

Runners approach the finish line of DanceBlues annual 5k on Sunday, October 6, 2019 in Lexington, Kentucky. Photo by Natalie Parks | Staff

Annual DanceBlue 5K kicks off homecoming and year of fundraising

Natalie Parks October 6, 2019

Rain didn’t stop the runners or the good mood at DanceBlue’s annual 5K. Race participants walked, ran and cheered each other on through the mist and slick streets.The 5K, held at Kroger Field, kicked...

University of Kentucky students dance with light up sticks during rave hour at DanceBlue on Sunday, March 3, 2019, at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Kentucky. DanceBlue is a philanthropic event where students dance for 24 hours straight to raise awareness for pediatric cancer. Photo by Jordan Prather | Staff

This week kicks off DanceBlue ‘Blitz Week’

Hailey Peters September 23, 2019

DanceBlue's Fall Blitz Week is in action on UK's campus.Blitz Week is the final week for team registration for DanceBlue, the 24-hour dance marathon that UK puts on every spring in order to fundraise money...

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DanceBlue is great, but we need a better healthcare system

Gillian Stawiszynski March 1, 2019

What a beautiful thing it is for basically an entire university to come together to raise money for children with pediatric cancer. In case you’ve been living under a rock here at UK, DanceBlue brings...

University of Kentucky students participate in the DanceBlue line dance on Sunday, February 18, 2018 at Memorial Coliseum in Lexington, Ky. DanceBlue is a philanthropic event where students dance for 24 hours straight to raise awareness for pediatric cancer. Photo by Arden Barnes | Staff

‘Hectic’ and hopeful DanceBlue Blitz Week takes over campus

Jacob Eads February 5, 2019

They’re dancing for hope. They’re dancing for fun. They’re dancing to set an example. They’re dancing for family members and even complete strangers. They’re dancing for more birthdays. But above...

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