Region C Row 4 Dough
All participants should self-screen prior to arriving at this event and should remain home if feeling unwell or displaying coronavirus symptoms.
All participants are required to wear a mask inside the Row 4 Dough facility regardless of vaccine status and while on rowing machines.
Unless fully vaccinated, participants who are medically able should continue to wear a mask at outdoor venus the majority of time while at Special Olympics Illinois activities.
Vaccination is not required to attend in person events.
Special Olympics Illinois will not be providing masks. Participants must bring their own.
SOILL will have hand sanitizer, disinfectant wipes/spray and other cleaning/sanitizing products on-site for participants’ use.
Every effort will be made to sanitize equipment and supplies that are routinely touched by the public. Social distancing will be encouraged at sales tables. The flow of purchasers will move in one direction to avoid crossing paths.
Even with the vaccine, there is no way to completely eliminate the risk of infection. Individuals with a higher susceptibility risk for COVID-19 are encouraged to review the information on the CDC and IDPH website to make an informed decision about attending in person events.
Special Olympics Illinois is committed to providing the best athlete, volunteer, coach and supporter environment possible. While we are excited to resume in-person events, the health and well-being of our constituents remains our top priority. All of our in person events follow the COVID-19 recommended IDPH and CDC guidelines.
Please review the COVID High-Risk fact sheet for more information:
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).
This event will be on 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.
Make sure to follow up on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram! Use the hashtag #Row4Dough to tell us your reason for rowing this year.
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.
Who We Are
Special Olympics is a global organization that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sport, every day around the world. Special Olympics Illinois is a not-for-profit organization offering year-round training and competition in 18 sports for more than 23,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities and 13,000 Young Athletes ages 2-7 with and without intellectual disabilities. Special Olympics transforms the lives of people with intellectual disabilities, allowing them to realize their full potential in sports and in life. Special Olympics programs enhance physical fitness, motor skills, self-confidence, social skills and encourage family and community support.