Quincy University to be host of Special Olympics Polar Plunge at QU Stadium on Sunday

Special O polar plunge

QUINCY — Quincy University will be the host of the Polar Plunge to support Special Olympics Illinois on Sunday, Feb. 26 at QU Stadium.

The Polar Plunge supports more than 21,000 Special Olympics athletes across Illinois, helping to provide them with life-changing programming. Polar Plunge is sponsored by the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

The Plunge is Special Olympics’ largest fundraiser of the year. Participants must raise a minimum of $100 to participate in the Polar Plunge.

Registration will begin in the stadium at 10:30 a.m., followed by the plunge at noon.

Participants and attendees will park at the north parking lLot of QU Stadium and use the northeast entrance to the stadium.

QU is designated as a Special Olympics Campus. The QU Sport Management program has collaborated with Special Olympics Illinois for the last 15 years. This is the second year QU has been the host of the plunge.

For more information, contact Plunge director Tara Nickerson at tnickerson@soill.org or call 217-791-7291. For a direct link to the Quincy Plunge page, visit https://tinyurl.com/Quincy-Plunge.

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