SAN FRANCISCO (BCBN - Warm-hearted and brave souls will plunge into the chilly waters of San Francisco's Aquatic Park Saturday as part of the 2019 United Airlines Dash & Splash to raise money for Special Olympics.
The fundraiser begins at 9:30 a.m. with a 3/5K run along San Francisco Bay before the plunge at noon.
RIGHT NOW: 300 runners ready for @SONorCal 5k dash about to get underway on a sunny & crisp #SanFrancisco #Saturday benefiting #SpecialOlympics! $150,000 raised! #Dashandsplash pic.twitter.com/Ji6GZNCQoU— Brooks Jarosz (@BrooksKTVU) February 23, 2019
Last year the police chiefs of Oakland and San Francisco took the plunge. Proceeds will benefit the Special Olympics of Northern California.