MARCH 5, 2022 – Lake Olathe Swim Beach

Kansas City

March 5th, 2022

Thank you to everyone that joined in for the 2022 KC Polar Plunge! We look forward to seeing you next year.

Plunge 5K Strut Results 

 Head out into the great outdoors this winter to plunge into the icy waters, run, or do both in support of Special Olympics Kansas athletes!

See all the details regarding this event below.

Location: Lake Olathe Swim Beach (445 S. Ward Cliff Dr. Olathe, KS 66061)

Tentative Schedule:

9:00 a.m. – Registration Opens
10:00 a.m. – Polar Strut 5k
11:00 a.m. – Opening Ceremony
11:10 a.m. – Costume Contest
11:30 a.m. – Polar Plunge

Entre Fee:

Entry for the Polar Plunge is $75 and entry for the Polar Strut is $30.

Participants can pay the entry fees or fundraise to cover the amounts. Of course we would love for you to raise as much money as possible for Special Olympics Kansas athletes! Every dollar you earn helps to keep more than 4,500 Kansas athletes with intellectual disabilities on the playing field throughout the year!

When you register for the Plunge or Strut online you can create your own fundraising webpage to share with friends and family through email and on social media!

Polar Strut

Timing will be provided to all runners/walkers but only the Overall Male and Overall Female will be awarded prizes.
This “unbearable” event is a unique opportunity to show your bravery as you support local Special Olympics athletes by running/walking/rolling into the frigid winter air.

For questions about this event, contact Chris Burt at burtc@ksso.org or 913-236-9290 x107

Interested in sponsoring the Plunge? Click here!  

Days until plunge!








Join us for our special celebrity guest, Tamba Hali!

Helping us kick off our Plunge is former Kansas City Chiefs Linebacker, Tamba Hali! Join us for the fun as he helps emcee the event and signs autographs.

*Preference for autographs will be given to those who are participating in the Plunge.