In Photos: Beach Plunge Raises More Than $30K

It's unclear whether the awesome costumes made the water seem any warmer. We're guessing that's probably isn't the case.
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash It's unclear whether the awesome costumes made the water seem any warmer. We're guessing that's probably isn't the case.
Costumes were popular among participants.
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash Costumes were popular among participants.
Some participants were wishing the warm weather could have lasted just one more day.
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash Some participants were wishing the warm weather could have lasted just one more day.
Ready. Set. Go!
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash Ready. Set. Go!
Few plungers were brave enough to stay in longer than just a few seconds.
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash Few plungers were brave enough to stay in longer than just a few seconds.
We made it!
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash We made it!
Mix 104.1's Kennedy sports a Cupid Splash 2012 hat. She hosted the event. (Photo Credit: Mix 104.1′s Kennedy)
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash Mix 104.1's Kennedy sports a Cupid Splash 2012 hat. She hosted the event. (Photo Credit: Mix 104.1′s Kennedy)
The joy (and cold) of victory. (Photo Credit: Mix 104.1′s Kennedy)
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash The joy (and cold) of victory. (Photo Credit: Mix 104.1′s Kennedy)
(Photo Credit: Mix 104.1′s Kennedy)
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash (Photo Credit: Mix 104.1′s Kennedy)
Money raised in the plunge will help fund free events and programs on the region’s public beaches, including sand sculpture competitions, beach parties, and family reading and movie nights.
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash Money raised in the plunge will help fund free events and programs on the region’s public beaches, including sand sculpture competitions, beach parties, and family reading and movie nights.
The event raised more than $30,000.
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash The event raised more than $30,000.
Dozens took the plunge on Saturday as part of the second Annual Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash.
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash Dozens took the plunge on Saturday as part of the second Annual Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash.
The air temperature was no better than the water, hovering below 50 degrees Saturday morning.
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash The air temperature was no better than the water, hovering below 50 degrees Saturday morning.
Water temperatures were a not-so balmy 46 degrees.
Harpoon Helps Cupid Splash Water temperatures were a not-so balmy 46 degrees.

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