Hundreds run into freezing Willamette river for 2019 Eugene Polar Plunge.

The event raised over half a million dollars for Special Olympics Oregon.

Posted: Feb. 9, 2019 5:25 PM
Updated: Feb. 9, 2019 5:25 PM

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be bad." and judging from today hundreds came out and willingly plunged themselves into the willamette river during the annual polar plunge. you can see it there on your screen...people are having an absolute blast. they showed up in their wildest costumes and swimming attire for this event. everyone who participated helped raise more than half a million dollars which supports those with intellectual disabilitie? which is "we love giving back to the community this is the ninth year we've done it" the water is around thirty nine degrees and participants tell us this is one of the most exciting and engaging fundraisers in the state.
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