Miscue has some take the plunge twice for Special Olympics
As several hundred people ran into the Atlantic Ocean on Tuesday, Jim Simpson of Summerville stood by, rolling his arms like a football referee making a call.
“False start on the play,” he said. “You all have to do it again at 2 o’clock.”
It was the annual Polar Bear Plunge on Sullivan’s Island, an event organized by Dunleavy’s Pub that benefits Special Olympics of South Carolina.
But this year there was some confusion about whether the event, dubbed “Freezin’ for a Reason,” was at 1 p.m or 2 p.m. and several hundred took the plunge an hour early.
Read more in Wednesday’s editions of The Post and Courier.