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Around the World Challenge 2023

Join us on October 15, 2023


Around the World Challenge

October 15-22, 2023

The Around the World Challenge is a week-long initiative leading up to the THON 5K powered by PNC. We challenge the THON community to move 25,000 miles together, the length it takes to go around the world.

For every mile that you move, a dollar can be credited until funds run out. By the end of the week, we will be able to see how many times we were able to move around the world together! Anyone anywhere around the globe can join a team or participate individually.

Create a Page

Create an Around the World Challenge page under your team.
Share & Raise
Share your page, raise funds, and collect pledges.
Track your activity with the DonorDrive App.
1 mile moved = $1 credited to your organization, until funds run out.

Fundraise with Pledges

Donors can now make a pledge per mile. Encourage donors to use a Pledge when donating to your page, to donate $1 per mile or more. Earn by getting active during the challenge!

Activity Tracking

Activity Tracking will begin on October 15th at 12 AM.

Activity Tracking Guide

Team Page Structure

Leaders of Organizations, IDCs, Committees, Alumni Groups, Families, may create a team page for their group as the Team Leader. Members of the group may create an individual page to fundraise alongside their team.

Other Questions

Who can join the Around the World Challenge?
Anyone can join, including students, alumni, families, and friends of THON.

Is this different from my regular DonorDrive page?
Yes, creating a page for Around the World Challenge allows you to use Activity Tracking to sync miles moved and earn crediting.

How is Around the World Challenge different from the THON 5K?
Leading up to the THON 5K, we encourage you to join the THON Community to reach out goal of moving 25,000 miles together.

When is the THON 5K in State College?
Join us on October 22nd, 2023 for the in-person 5K.

Register for IN-person 5k