Polar Plunge 5K, February 22
TYPE OF RACE:
Polar Plunge into the Ocean at Carolina Beach
DATE OF RACE:
Saturday, February 22, 2014
TIME OF RACE:
11am: Live Music
2pm: 5K Run & 5K Walk
2:45pm: Costume Contest
3pm: Polar Plunge
LOCATION OF RACE:
Carolina Beach Boardwalk
Carolina Beach, NC
*On the Beach, next to the Courtyard by Marriott
DESCRIPTION OF RACE:
This race is all about fun! Dress up or find your inner superhero. The day begins at 11am with live music. The 5K Run/Walk is at 2pm followed by the costume contest for all 5K and Polar Plunge participants. At 3pm, the Polar Plunge begins as hundreds of people plunge into the cold ocean at Carolina Beach next to the Courtyard by Marriott. All proceeds benefit the Special Olympics of North Carolina, New Hanover County. For more information on Polar Plunge, Click HERE
Day of Race: $30
Children 12 & Under: $20
Both 5K & Polar Plunge: $55
Race shirts are guaranteed to those who register by January 31, 2014.
5+ Runners on your team and receive a custom Polar Plunge Shirt with your team name on it
Friday, February 21
4pm – 7pm
3501 Oleander Drive
Wilmington, NC 28403
Saturday, February 22
1pm – 1:45pm
At the Race Site
Carolina Beach Boardwalk
Best Dressed Costume Prize
Top 3 Overall Male & Female Finishers
Top 3 in Age Groups: 12 & Under, 13-19, 20-35, 36-54, 55 & Up
FAQ & GUIDELINES
Waiver: The Registration Agreement & Liability Waiver is linked to the Online Registration. This must be selected and approved during registration.
Packet Pick-Up: Family or Friends may pick-up your Race Packet at Packet Pick-Up if the event is not sold out. For sold out races, individuals must pick-up their packet and show I.D.
On-Site Registration: Registration is available starting one hour prior to race start. It closes 20 minutes prior to start.
Timing: Jaguar Chip Timing will be used to time this race.
Weather: This race is rain or shine. It will be postponed, rescheduled or cancelled if a severe weather warning is in effect.
Refunds: Refunds requested by participant are as follows:
More than 60 days from event: Full Refund
Less than 60 days, but more than 30 days from event: 50% Refund
Less than 30 days, but more than two weeks from event: 25% Refund
Less than two weeks from event: No Refund
Event cancelled due to severe weather: No Refund
Entries are not transferable to other races Timed by Go Time as each race is organized by a different group. We must stick to this policy as race items have been purchased based on current registrations and it is not fair to choose who receives a refund and who does not.