NEW HANOVER COUNTY, NC (WECT)- If you've always wanted to be part of that crazy crowd that runs into the freezing ocean water in the middle of winter, this year might be the time to try it-- especially considering the weather has been unseasonably warm.
Saturday, February 22, 2014 is the date of the 10th Annual Polar Plunge and the 2nd Annual 5K Run-N-Plunge. The event raises money for the New Hanover County Special Olympics.
It all happens in Carolina Beach.
Below you can find all the event details along with information on what exactly your money will do for special Olympians.
Swimsuits and costumes are allowed-- no wetsuits!
11 a.m. The gates open-- enjoy live music a costume contest, a DJ and food.
2:00 is the start of the 5k run and walk.
2:30 is the costume contest start time
3:00 everyone lines up for the big plunge!5k run and walk
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