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PHOTOS: IU Dance Marathon returns to the dance floor, raises $3 million

<p>IU junior Jason Wendt hugs senior Erin Daly during the end of the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 31, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. Wendt and Daly had just finished line dancing on-stage as part of Team Morale.</p>

IU junior Jason Wendt hugs senior Erin Daly during the end of the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 31, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. Wendt and Daly had just finished line dancing on-stage as part of Team Morale.

Participants of the IU Dance Marathon dance in the afternoon of Oct. 30, 2021 in the IU Tennis Center. The fundrasing event raised over $3 million for the Riley Hospital for Children. Weston Kilgore
IU sophomores Claudia Siegel and Gianna Cotignola smile as they dance at the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 30, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. IUDM was in hour eight of 36. Ethan Levy
Participants of the IU Dance Marathon dance in the afternoon of Oct. 30, 2021 in the IU Tennis Center. The fundrasing event raised over $3 million for the Riley Hospital for Children. Weston Kilgore
Participants of the IU Dance Marathon watch the fundraising efforts in the afternoon of Oct. 30, 2021 in the IU Tennis Center. The event raised over $3 million for the Riley Hospital for Children. Weston Kilgore
IU sophomore Ally Coleman dances in the IU Dance Marathon stage area on Oct. 30, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. IUDM started at 8 p.m. Friday and ends at 8 a.m. Sunday. Ethan Levy
IU senior Brett Ekenberg reacts as he gets his head shaved at the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 30, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. A group of participants lined the stage to get their heads shaved. Ethan Levy
IU senior Max Henden buzzes senior Keiden Knoll's hair at the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 30, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. Henden and Knoll joined in on the Head Shave-a-thon at 3 a.m. Saturday. Ethan Levy
IU senior Tom Werner attempts to dunk a basketball at the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 30, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. Basketball hoops were placed for participants to use. Ethan Levy
IU sophomore Olivia Parrillo dances at the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 30, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. The IU Tennis Center was broken up into different areas for the IU Dance Marathon including the Dance Floor next to the stage. Ethan Levy
Students line dance at the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 30, 2021, at IU Tennis Center. IUDM has been put on for 31 years. Ethan Levy
Members of Team Morale line dances at the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 30, 2021, at IU Tennis Center. Choreographed line dances is one of the IUDM traditions. Ethan Levy
IU junior Jason Wendt hugs senior Erin Daly during the end of the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 31, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. Wendt and Daly had just finished line dancing on-stage as part of Team Morale. Ethan Levy
IU Dance Marathon participants reveal the amount raised at the closing of IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 31, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. The fundraising efforts go to Riley Hospital for Children in Indianapolis, Indiana. Ethan Levy
Director of Hospitality and IU junior Emma Crumback cries during the closing of the IU Dance Marathon on Oct. 31, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. The total amount raised was $3,090,215.23. Ethan Levy
IU Dance Marathon participants gather in a giant circle at the closing of the marathon on Oct. 31, 2021, at the IU Tennis Center. IUDM took place from 8 p.m. Friday to 8 a.m. Sunday. Ethan Levy

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