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What is the Plunge?

The Plunge is a fundraising event that benefits Special Olympics New Hampshire.  Participants (Plungers) raise funds to run (Plunge) into the ice-cold Atlantic Ocean at Hampton Beach.  On February 2nd, why not join the "Walking Wet" and Plunge? You only need to raise $350 (including your $50 non-refundable registration fee) to experience THE PLUNGE!

Why should I Plunge?

People with intellectual disabilities can - and will - succeed when given the chance.  With training and competitions in 14 Olympic-style sports, our athletes push hard and play harder.  They strive to beat their personal bests, defying the odds again and again.  From the local ball fields to the shining stage of the State Summer Games, from swimming to snowboarding, our athletes showcase the talents and triumphs of people with intellectual disabilities.
 
Special Olympics is about sports...but ultimately, it's about so much more.  For people with intellectual disabilities, Special Olympics is often the only place where they have an opportunity to participate in their communities and believe in themselves.  It is inspirational when you see a father's pride in his son's achievement...a mother's relief when her daughter makes friends...siblings cheering for their brother or sister for the first time.
 
Your participation provides funding to support he 5,608 participants of Special Olympics New Hampshire! 


Join Special Olympics New Hampshire on September 27 in the beautiful Dartmouth-Lake Sunapee Region for the inaugural Rail Trail Run & Ride! This unique event features a variety of running and cycling races designed for everyone from families to the most avid athletes! We hope to see you there!