Hundreds to brave cooler waters for the 14th annual Polar Plunge

KURE BEACH, NC (WECT) - Hundreds of people will plunge into the ocean at the Kure Beach Boardwalk on Saturday, Feb. 17, for the 14th annual Polar Plunge.

The event includes a 5K, 1-mile fun run/walk, live music, raffle, silent auction and more.

All the proceeds benefit the New Hanover County Special Olympics.

Registration is open through Saturday and costs $35 to $65 depending on which events participants wish to compete in.

The event starts at 11 a.m. Saturday morning with the 5K taking place at 1:30 p.m; the plunge will start at 3 p.m.

To register, click here.

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