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 February 1, 2014

   Lake Shawnee
   Swim Beach

   3300 Croco Road
   Topeka, KS 66605

    Plunge and 5K Strut

9:30 a.m. - Noon


Thank you to all the great plungers and strutters for braving the freeze. You are all OzSome!

Day of Event Schedule
9:30 a.m.              Registration Opens at Lake Shawnee Swim Beach

9:30 a.m.              Breakfast Burrito $2
11:00 a.m.              Shotgun Start for 5K Polar Strut
11:15-11:45 a.m.   Costume Judging

 NOON                      PLUNGE!
1:00 p.m.              After Party Celebration at Lake Shawnee Event Center
Event    By 1/21     After 1/21 
5K Strut $25 $35
Plunge $75 $75
Plunge & Strut          $100 $110 

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Create a Team    Join a Team      Individual

    How to Create a Team

      How to Join a Team   How to Register as an Individual 
    • Register as a Chicken - Cold water or ice not your thing?  Out of town on plunge  day?  Still receive all the cool incentives as a chicken
    • Donate to a team or individual - Search for your plunger or a team and donate to them
    • Be a Cool School - Is your school cool enough?
    • Be a Plunge Partner - A partnership with SOKS is an opportunity to connect your company with both Special Olympics and Law Enforcement Torch Run

Plungers must raise $75 to plunge and receive a sweatshirt. Strutters must raise $25 and pre-register to receive the Polar Plunge knit cap. Raise more and earn additional incentives:

$250 - $499          Beach Towel
$500 - $999          Jacket
$1,000 +                     Jacket and Towel 

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to access your fundraising page and 
print off your report

          Volunteer Registration

Not a Plunger?

Click here to volunteer to help make a successful Plunge.


Early Packet Pickup
Avoid the lines on Saturday and pick up your packet in advance.  Bring your registration, donations and signed waiver. 
Friday, January 31st - NOON - 7:00 p.m.
Gary Gribble's, 2130 SW Wanamaker #100, Topeka KS 

5K Polar Strut
Join the 5K Run/Walk, all pre-registered strutters will receive a knit cap with their paid registration. For more details check out the Strut Course Map

Costume Contest
Join the fun and participate in the costume contest or take bragging rights for your team!  Awards will be given to best costume individual, best costume couple, best costume team, highest fundraising individual (not on a team), highest fundraising team and team with most participants.

After Plunge Celebration
Be sure to plan to join the party at the Lake Shawnee Event Center (near Bettis Family Sports Complex). A $5 donation to SOKS purchases your meal and everyone will have a chance to bid on some great auction items. Contest winners will be announced.


Questions??  Contact Jana at fornelli@ksso.org or 913.236.9290 ext. 107

Plunge Toolkit
To help you reach your fundraising goal, SOKS has created a toolkit full of useful resources.  Please look through them and see how they might be able to help you reach your goal.

Participation Brochure
How to Create a Team
How to Join a Team
How to Register as a Plunger and/or Strutter and/or Chicken
Team Participation Form
Individual Pledge Form
Sample Donation Letter
Who Do You Know? Worksheet
Special Olympics Kansas Fact Sheet
Donation Receipts
Business Card
Plunge Day Checklist


Fraternal Order of Police Topeka
Garry Gribbles 



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