Saturday, January 19 2013 - 2:00 pm
Url: NJ Polar Plunge
The Special Olympics New Jersey 2013 Polar Bear Plunge returns to the Wildwoods on Saturday, January 19, 2013, starting at 1 p.m. on the beach behind the Wildwoods Convention Center. The annual plunge into the icy Atlantic Ocean will benefit the more than 22,000 athletes of the Special Olympics New Jersey.
The event is FREE for spectators, but Plungers must raise $100 in pledges to participate in the event. Early registration can be done online by visiting www.sonj.org. Additional registration and donations will be accepted on-site the day of the event. Check-in will take place from 10 a.m. – noon in the Wildwoods Convention Center lobby. Immediately following the Plunge, participants can enjoy a free lunch inside the warm Wildwoods Convention Center.
The Wildwoods’ Polar Bear Plunge is a family friendly event benefiting more than 22,000 athletes of the Special Olympics New Jersey. There are incentives based on the total funds raised and there will be a special recognition for the person who raises the most money.
The New Jersey Law Enforcement Torch Run is sponsoring the Wildwoods Polar Bear Plunge and is comprised of law enforcement officers who volunteer and are dedicated to raising funds and awareness for Special Olympics. The Special Olympics Torch has become one of the most colorful aspects of the Special Olympics New Jersey Opening Ceremonies.
Year after year, the Wildwoods Polar Bear Plunge continues to grow in popularity and is just one of the many FREE events offered in the Wildwoods. Beat the winter blues by showing support for a worthy cause and come see what the Polar Bear Plunge is all about.
For more information regarding the Special Olympics New Jersey please visit www.sonj.org.
For more information regarding the Special Olympics Wildwoods’ Polar Bear Plunge please call 609-896-8000 or visit www.njpolarplunge.org.
For additional information about the Wildwoods, visit www.WildwoodsNJ.com or call 800-992-9732.