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Hundreds jump into the frigid waters of Eagle Creek Reservoir Friday

Special Olympics event, all for a good cause
Posted at 3:41 PM, Mar 06, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-06 15:41:06-05

INDIANAPOLIS — Indianapolis temperature at 10 a.m. Friday: 33 degrees. With the wind chill factored in, feels like 19 degrees.

Perfect weather for a dip into the frigid waters of Eagle Creek Reservoir.

Who would do such a thing? Just over 1,000 high school students and adults are taking part in Special Olympics 2020 Polar Plunge Friday and Saturday.

According to Indiana Special Olympics Special Events Director Stephanie Manner, the Polar Plunge is a fundraiser to support the activities of Special Olympics in Indianapolis and around the state.

Polar Bear Plunge

Friday's Polar Plunge was for high school students. On Saturday, the "community-at-large" plunge will take place at 9 a.m. and 11 a.m.

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