North Carolina State University Polar Plunge & 5K Fun Run

Saturday, February 18, 2017


Come plunge in the cold waters of Lake Raleigh and/or run with the pack to support a worthy cause.  NCSU Police Department will hold their annual polar plunge and 5K Fun Run to raise money for Special Olympics North Carolina on Saturday, February 18th. 

UPDATE  2/17/2017: Online registration is now closed. You can still register on the day of the event (2/18/2017).  Day of registration, starts at 2:45PM. Online Donations to teams or individuals are still available.

Registrations Opens: 2:45pm

5K Fun Run Starts: 3:15pm 

Polar Plunge Starts: 4:15pm


Students: $20.00 to Plunge & Run (all students must present ID)

General Public: Plunge $50.00, 5K $20.00, $65.00 to participate in both

This race is part of the Omega Sports Triangle Race Series. 

Awards: 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place Male & Female, Age group winners Male & Female- 10 & under, 11-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60-69, 70+