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Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 Raises Over $2.6 Million, Four World Records Set During Marathon

A foursome of record-setting speedruns highlight another successful charity marathon.


The annual Awesome Games Done Quick 2023 charity speedrunning marathon has ended, with the final total raised eclipsing the $2.6 million mark by the end of the event.

AGDQ 2023 officially raised $2,641,313 during the week-long event, with all proceeds going to the Prevent Cancer Foundation. That number brings the total amount raised during GDQ events to over $43 million.

Four world records were set during the event, which marks the most world records ever achieved during a single Awesome Games Done Quick event. The world record runs were as follows:

Other featured runs include MitchFlowerPower's Super Mario Brothers 3 run to end the marathon, Metroid Dread being completed in just over an hour and a half, and Marvel's Spider-Man: Miles Morales being finished in just over two and a half hours.

The next Games Done Quick event is the all-women Frost Fatales marathon benefitting The Malala Fund February 26-March 4. Summer Games Done Quick 2023 is scheduled for May 28-June 4.

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