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Take The Plunge

Erica Martin - Tuesday, January 19, 2016
Take The Plunge

The weekend of February 6th marks the annual Polar Bear Plunge, in Rehoboth Beach Delaware, where thousands of plungers gather together for a touch of madness and a common goal: Benefitting Special Olympics Delaware. 

Preceding plunge festivities is a 5k Run to the Plunge, where participants will meet on the avenue of Rehoboth and end along the boardwalk to gear up for the ultimate rush of excitement. The fun starts Saturday at 1pm, culminating with the Lewes Plunge Sunday at 1pm. Post dip celebrations include Ice sculpting demonstrations, Restaurant Chili Contest, Polar Ice Cream Throwdown and so much more. 

Over the years, the event has inspired thousands of caring and daring people to show some camaraderie by jumping into the ocean for a good cause. Last year, Delaware plungers raised $404, 742 – the biggest turnout yet! Help make 2016 an even bigger success. Register today by clicking here!

Start Freezin' this Season

Erica Martin - Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Polar Plunge

© msivyi | Dreamstime.com - Polar Bear Plunge Photo

Your first steps into the ocean this year have never been so cold! The Polar Bear Plunge invites all ages to participate and be bold. First timers and yearly regulars are encouraged to enroll, as the plunge seeks thousands to reach their goal. 

Come support athletes of Special Olympics Delaware by jumping into the frigid sea! Last year, 3,252 participants reached $725,000. Over the years, the Polar Bear Plunge has raised a total of 7.5 million dollars for Special Olympics Delaware. 

That’s not all! This fun-filled weekend includes several other family activities to gear up for the plunge. These include a free chili contest at local restaurants all weekend long, a 5K walk/run on Saturday, and a pooch parade/plunge for all those dogs eager to get their paws wet. 

Register now, as this event will take place in Rehoboth Beach, Delaware, January 30 thru February 1. The actual plunge itself will take place at 1pm on Sunday, February 1. 

Invite your friends and bring your family! You’ll all be freezin’ for a reason! Visit http://www.plungede.org/

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