Rochester, MN (KROC-AM News) - It will be a chilly day for this year’s Polar Plunge.

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Rochester will host the annual event at Foster Arend Park Saturday with a high temperature forecasted at just nine degrees. That won’t stop the 600+ plungers ready to take the leap and raise money for Special Olympics Minnesota.

Photo Courtesy of Robert Gonyea
Photo Courtesy of Robert Gonyea

It is the 21st year of the Polar Plunge, and this year the goal is to raise $250,000. So far, $151,781 has been raised. The Rochester Polar Plunge has raised over $3,397,739 in its 20-year history and last year, 463 Plungers raised $178,219.

The Plunge will start at Noon. You can donate to the Polar Plunge or register to take the plunge here.

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