Members of Natick Runners are no one-trick ponies. They can also swim and dive, as displayed again on New Year Day morning at Dug Pond.
An initial crew of three got things started at 9AM with air temps at -2 (we go with celsius to make this feat more impressive), then more braved the water in ones and twos as the morning progressed.
One pro tip from a veteran was to forego the pre-dunk run and just go straight in.
Unlike some past years, no ice breaking was required to give the polar plungers a path into the bath-like water.
That’s starting 2021 in style!
But wait! Your phone! “It’s waterproof….”