Today’s rain didn’t stop people from coming out to the Polar Plunge and 5k Run ‘N Plunge. President of the Pleasant Ridge & Ramsgate Community Watch, Tabitha Groelle, took a dip today into Lake Raleigh with her son Theo. Jason Hibbets, Vice President of the Pleasant Ridge & Ramsgate Community Watch, participating in the 5k run that preceded the Polar Plunge event.
On Centennial Campus today, hundreds of people turned out for the Polar Plunge and 5k Run ‘N Plunge. The NC State University Campus Police host this fundraiser to support Special Olympics of North Carolina.
This was the first year for the 5k, race results were posted this afternoon.
When asked why what the plunge was like, Tabitha said, “The water was really, really cold, but it’s lots of fun.” Groelle also stated, “It raises money for a good cause, Special Olympics.”