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$25,375.50 Raised
267 Participants

2019 Polar Plunge - Effingham

Join us on February 16, 2019

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Event Details
Where Lake Sara
Effingham, IL
Starts 02/16/2019 @ 12:00 PM
Ends 03/03/2019 @ 4:00 PM
Check-in Time 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Registration Cutoff 03/02/2019 @ 11:45 PM
Donation Cutoff 04/30/2019 @ 11:00 PM
Contact Vanessa Duncan
Phone 217-345-2424
Email Address vduncan@soill.org

Take the Plunge

The Polar Plunge, presented by the Law Enforcement Torch Run and GEICO, is a unique opportunity to support Special Olympics athletes by taking a flying leap – a leap into the frigid waters of Lake Sara. Participants must raise $100 in donations from friends, family and co-workers in exchange for jumping into the icy waters. 

Plunge Time Information

The plunge will take place 02/16/2019 at Lake Sara located at Lake Sara Beach Rd. in Effingham. Registration takes place at 10:00 am with the plunge at 12:00 pm.

Pre-Registration

Avoid the lines the morning of the Plunge by joining us at our Effingham Polar Plunge Pre-Registration event taking place on Friday, February 15 from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lake Sara Pierson Building located in Effingham.  

Participants will have the opportunity to turn in offline donations and sign their participation waiver. Those who raise $100 or more will receive their Day of Plunge wristband and their 2019 exclusive Polar Plunge sweatshirt. 

Plunger Incentive Prizes

Plungers will receive incentive prizes based on the amount of money they raise. By raising the minimum of $100, you’ll receive an official Plunge hooded sweatshirt. Sweatshirts will be available on a first come, first serve basis the day of the plunge. All individuals who do not receive a sweatshirt the day of the event will have one mailed to them in April. Other prizes are awarded at the $250, $500 and $1,000 levels and will be mailed to participants in April.

For additional information visit our main plunge site at www.plungeillinois.com.

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