46 Hours of Dancing- Are YOU THON Ready?

46 Hours of Dancing- Are YOU THON Ready?

Only two days to go until 708 brave Penn Staters dance for 46 hours straight; no sitting, no sleeping, no kidding. THON is literally right around the corner. Looking for last minute gift ideas for the dancer and/or THONer in your life? We have the perfect gear for you. You’re probably thinking that it can’t get much better…it does! Lions Pride is still running its “4 Weeks for 4 Diamonds” promotion meaning that 20% of your sale will go directly to the Four Diamonds Fund and Penn State Dance Marathon. Here are Lions Pride’s picks for THON weekend. Shop away and THON-ON FTK!

Bright anything! Looking for colorful Penn State gear? Your search ends here.  width=We have dozens of brightly colored items. From our tie-dyed Penn State shirts to our funky neon lanyards, Lions Pride is your one-stop-shop for bright and happy clothing. One popular look this season that will be a sure hit THON weekend is the reversible mesh pinnie. For the past year Lions Pride has carried traditional navy and white pinnies. We recently added neon colors to our ever expanding pinnie collection! The neon green/pink combo and neon pink/navy combo are both going to be a hit. Sure you will feel like you’re in the ‘80s, but that’s not unexpected at the biggest dance party of the year.

When you are standing for the better part of 46 hours, or in the case of a THON dancer, you ARE standing for 46 hours, comfort is key! Lions Pride carries a wide variety of incredibly comfortable bottoms. Fun patterns and colors make our popular, black, Penn State yoga pants pop! Moisture wicking and  width=temperature control materials supplied by vendors like Under Armour and Nike will be sure to keep your THONer comfortable from Friday to Sunday. From gym shorts to yoga pants, your dancing legs won’t be disappointed.

“Happy Feet” is not just an adorable animated movie; it is a key motto for anyone participating in THON. It is important for any participant to change socks frequently. Lions Pride has the perfect socks to keep your feet happy the entire time you are standing. The cheerful patterned high and low designs will provide the comfort THONers will be craving. Don’t forget that you’ll also be displaying your Penn State pride!

 width=DRINK LOTS OF WATER! I am not trying to sound like a mother, but staying hydrated will make all of the difference THON weekend. At Lions Pride we carry an impressive variety of water bottles and travel mugs to keep your THONer thirst-free Friday, Saturday, and Sunday. Our newest fold away bottle is not only affordable, it is also incredibly practical. The featherweight design and carabiner will easily allow a THON dancer to attach the hydration tool to the oh-so-popular fanny pack. It is also a great item for all committee members to carry.

In 48 hours, thousands of Penn State students will be busy preparing the Bryce Jordan Center for the biggest dance party of the year- THON! For any of your last minute Dance Marathon needs, shop at Lions Pride and 20% of your total sale will go directly to support the Four Diamonds Fund and THON. In the words of Joe Paterno, “When they say, ‘We Are Penn State,’ THIS is what they are talking about”. GO STATE, BEAT CANCER!