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PHOTOS: 23rd Whitefish Penguin Plunge raises $94,000 for Special Olympics Montana

by CASEY KREIDER, Daily Inter Lake
| February 3, 2024 1:00 PM

Participants leapt into the frigid waters of Whitefish Lake during the 23rd annual Penguin Plunge as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, this year's event raised $94,000 for Special Olympics Montana.


    Participants react after jumping into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants in costumes line up for the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants line up for the 23rd Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants react after jumping into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants react after jumping into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants jump into Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 
    Participants step out of Whitefish Lake at the Penguin Plunge at City Beach in Whitefish on Saturday, Feb. 3. Organized by the Law Enforcement Torch Run, as part of the Whitefish Winter Carnival, the event raises money for Special Olympics Montana. (Casey Kreider/Daily Inter Lake)
 Casey Kreider 
 
 


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