Register for the 2015 Polar Plunge!

 
$6,000
$14,000
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Remaining
Sep 5, 2013

Announcing the First Annual Polar Plunge 5k Fun Run!

In 2014 the Portland Polar Plunge is adding a 5k Fun Run!

This family friendly walk/run is a great way to embrace the chilly weather and boost your energy level, especially if you are more of a runner than a plunger.

Runners will begin the 5K course at 9:00 AM, February 8 in Portland along the Columbia River and will end at the Polar Plunge site. Runners must raise a minimum of $25 to benefit the amazing athletes of Special Olympics Oregon. The first 250 runners registered will receive a pair of Nike running socks! If you sign up for the plunge too, you'll get to plunge straight into the water at the end of your run!

 

REGISTER TODAY!

 



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Jun 14, 2013

Did you know?

Did you know that Polar Plunge is an event of the Law Enforcement Torch Run (LETR) for Special Olympics Oregon?!

LETR is a year-round fundraising and awareness building campaign that involves THOUSANDS of law enforcement volunteers who donate their time and money to support the athletes of Special Olympics Oregon through grass-roots events like Tip-A-Cops, a Harley-Davidson Raffle, an annual Torch Run and of course, POLAR PLUNGE.  In addition to year-round fundraising, Law Enforcement volunteers cheer on Special Olympics Oregon athletes as they compete year-round.

Even though the 2014 Polar Plunge is 8 months away we're already gearing up for it. Registration is OPEN and we have some exciting new details coming soon so stay tuned!

Mar 28, 2013

Plunge Success in 2013!

This year's plungers raised $464,000 for Special Olympics Oregon!

Thank you to all who donated, plunged, volunteered, and made this years plunge a BLAST! Plunges were held in Portland, Eugene, Medford, Bend and Corvallis and had nearly 3,500 people jumping into the icy cold waters! This included over 300 cops and 21 local programs made up of Special Olympics athletes. 

Without plungers and donors, this event wouldn't be possible. If you were one of the plungers, a HUGE thank you goes out to you for fundraising and braving the cold water! If you were a donor, a HUGE thank you goes out to you for supporting your friends, family, co-workers and Special Olympics Oregon!

Even though the plunge is over, we are still accepting donations for this year's plunge so please click the link below to help Special Olympics Oregon!

Jan 10, 2013

Only 1 Month Left!

The 2013 Polar Plunge is off to a great start! So far 1,400 Plungers have raised over $92,000 to support Special Olympics Oregon!  

We still have a long way to go to hit our goal of $510,000.  Please help us.

Think about how much warmth can come out of so much cold! Your support changes lives of the largest disability population in the state. As a "plunger" you register to participate in one of the five plunges around the state. Maybe you join a team. Maybe not. Then you raise a minimum of $50 in pledges from friends and family (but the more you raise, the bigger your incentive prizes). Then on plunge day you run or jump into the water and get out as fast as you can. You decide how far you want to go in. It's all done for fun and to raise money for a great cause.

Please visit www.plungeoregon.com to register for the 2013 Polar Plunge or click the link below to make a donation!

Oct 26, 2012

Take the Plunge!

It's what happens when thousands of people around Oregon run into icy cold water to raise money for Special Olympics Oregon. As a "plunger" you register to participate in one of the five plunges around the state. Maybe you join a team. Maybe not. Then you raise a minimum of $50 in pledges from friends and family (but the more you raise, the bigger your incentive prizes). Then on plunge day you run or jump into the water and get out as fast as you can. You decide how far you want to go in. It's all done for fun and to raise money for a great cause.

Every three plungers allows one athlete to compete in Special Olympics Oregon's for an ENTIRE season. 10 seconds of being uncomfortable in the frigid waters of Oregon to provide months of training to the largest disability population in the state! The water is cold enough. Are you bold enough?

Plunge Dates:

February 1, 2013 Medford

February 2, 2013 Eugene

February 9, 2013 Portland & Corvallis

February 16, 2013 Bend

Click the link to supoort a plunger or become one!

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