50 Hour Marathon

50 Hour Marathon
4 DJs, 1 Non-Profit, 0 Sleep

Each spring, VIC Radio hosts the 50 Hour Marathon, a weekend-long fundraising effort that benefits a local non-profit organization. The annual event was first held in 1986.

In April 2019, the annual event was recognized by the New York State Broadcasters Association with a “Serving New York” award, honoring the station’s commitment to the Ithaca community.

 The 2019 Marathon benefited the Suicide Prevention and Crisis Service of Tompkins County. Katie Siple, Will Carlson, Alys Derby & Finn McMillan battled the urge to sleep, accepted donations and played some great tunes. $3,619.73 was raised for SPCS.

The 2018 Marathon benefitted Cinemapolis, Ithaca’s non-profit, independent movie theater.

In 2017, $2,334.00 was raised for Friendship Donations Network.

 

 

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