Denver7: Aurora Res Polar Plunge
Taking the plunge for Special Olympics: Polar Plunge events raise money, awareness
AURORA, Colo. – Hundreds of Coloradans took the plunge into icy waters this weekend and raised more than $127,000 for Special Olympics Colorado.
More than 800 participants came out to Aurora and Fort Collins and plunged into the waters that registered at 36.5 degrees.
The Polar Plunge Series kicked off Saturday Feb. 6 at Lake Pueblo raising over $22,000.
It was just one of six plunges scheduled through March 5.