Hundreds Take The Plunge For Charity
Swimmers Brave Cold Water In Boulder
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Hundreds braved the frigid temperatures in Boulder on Saturday to raise money for the Alzheimers Association.The annual Polar Plunge drew 750 participants to Boulder Reservoir, despite a windchill of 6 degrees, according to event organizers. The water temperature was 34 degrees.No plungers were injured during the event, despite the extreme cold. Organizers said there a couple of participants complained of being light-headed and that a few others with medical conditions were checked out.Event organizers were still tallying donations, but said more than $28,000 was raised online.