Adrian Thorpe has been participating with Special Olympics since 2005. He has competed in softball, track and field, basketball and bowling. In his spare time, he enjoys helping the Macomb Bomber football team.
The Polar Plunge, presented by 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 WIU - Western Hall. 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 02/29/2020 at WIU - Western Hall located at 1051 West University Drive in Macomb. Plunger registration will begin at 4:00 pm with the Plunge itself taking place at 5:00 pm.
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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. An email with a redemption code will be sent to all eligible Plungers in early April.
For additional information visit our main plunge site at www.plungeillinois.com.