The 14th Annual Polar Plunge on February 17, 2018 at the Kure Beach Pavilion near the boardwalk and pier features brrrrave swimmers taking a dip in the chilly Atlantic Ocean, plus a 5K and 1-Mile Fun Walk, live music by the Prime Time Band, silent auction, costume contest, art, food, and more. Proceeds benefit Special Olympics New Hanover County.
Help support local Special Olympics athletes by participating in the 5K, 1 Mile walk or by taking a chilling plunge into the Atlantic Ocean. 100% of the money raised goes directly to support Special Olympics New Hanover County. The Polar Plunge takes place February 17, 2018 at the Kure Beach Boardwalk by the pier. We encourage race participants to dress up. Live music, food vendors, raffle and silent auction, and car show make this a one-of-a-kind special event not to be missed!
In order to participate in the 13th Annual Polar Plunge, make a pledge to Special Olympics New Hanover County. Make a pledge as an individual or as a team. Teams must have at least 5 members and each member must raise their minimum amount to be eligible to run or plunge.