AUBURN UNIVERSITY – More than 500 Auburn University students and 150 local high school students will participate in the Auburn University Dance Marathon, a 12-hour event beginning at 10 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 2, in the Student Center ballroom. The marathon marks the final event of a yearlong fundraising effort for Columbus Regional Healthcare System, a Children’s Miracle Network affiliate.
Participants must remain on their feet throughout the 12-hour event. Staff members, called “Morale,” will lead the dance teams in games and competitions. Other activities include Zumba and a date auction. Local performers, including the AU Singers, AU Pep Band, Aubie and popular rock artist Tim Tyler, also will provide entertainment.