After a week of weird and amazing speed racing, this year’s Summer Games Done Quick event ended on Sunday – with a total of $ 2.8 million (£ 2 million) raised for charity.
This year, the online sprint event raised money for Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF), a charity that provides medical assistance to those affected by conflict, disasters, epidemics or exclusion from health care. The donations from the last event mean that Games Done Quick has now raised over $ 34m (£ 24.5m) for charity in total.
As you may have noticed from Twitter, one of the highlights of this year̵
If you missed this special speed skating event (which would not be surprising given that there was a somewhat distracting football tournament going on this week), do not be afraid, as more speed skating shenanigans are on the horizon. The Flame Fatales Speed Skating Event takes place from August 15 to 21, and looking beyond that, an Awesome Games Done Quick event will take place between January 9 and 16, 2022.