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$14,553.00 Raised
290 Participants

2018 Polar Plunge - Rend Lake

Join us on March 3, 2018

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Event Details
Where Rend Lake
Benton, IL
Starts 03/03/2018 @ 12:00 PM
Ends 3:00 PM
Check-in Time 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
Registration Cutoff 03/02/2018 @ 11:45 PM
Donation Cutoff 04/27/2018 @ 11:00 PM
Contact Rhonda Knight
Phone 618-383-4400
Email Address rknight@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 Rend Lake. 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 Saturday, March 3 at Rend Lake located at 12220 Rend City Rd., Benton. Registration takes place at 10:00am with the plunge at 12pm.


There will be two Pre-Registration events. The first will be on Tuesday, February 27 at Ross Cottom Lanes located at 2080 Highway 45 North, Harrisburg, from 6-8pm. The second will be on Wednesday, February 28 at Nu-Bowl Lanes located at 1315 N. 17th St., Mt. Vernon from 6-8pm.

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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