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Polar Bear Dip & Dash
December 31, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm$35.00
Be bold in the cold in the East End for the Year End celebration! The fun will take place in Portland, Maine on Sunday, December 31st, 2017. Walk or run a 5k, plunge into the Atlantic Ocean, or both. Registration will open at 9:00 a.m. at the Back Cove Parking lot for the 5k. The race will start at 11 a.m., and the dip will be at noon at East End Beach. Click here to view the 5k route around Portland’s Back Cove. A shuttle will return participants to the Back Cove parking lot after the dip.
The nonrefundable registration fee to dip, dash, or both is $30 until November 15 and then increases to $35. Additionally, friends and family can pledge you through our secure webpages. See prizes for hitting fundraising levels below.
A 5k or ocean dip in winter in Maine to raise funds to combat global warming is fitting. Weather patterns are changing from one extreme to the next and our seas are rising. The effects of climate change on Maine’s environment are severe.
Energy efficiency, clean air, and renewable energy sources are a priority for NRCM. Every cent you raise will be used to directly support this work to reduce global warming emissions.