Leaping into icy water in the middle of winter may not be
everyone's idea of fun, but the annual Polar Bear race has been
running for nearly 90 years in Vancouver and every New Year's Day,
thousands flock to English Bay to take the plunge and celebrate the
beginning of the year, led by the Vancouver Polar Bear Swim Club
(one of the oldest and biggest of its kind in the world).
Outrageous costumes are the order of the day and many come to
participate in the Peter Pantages 100 yard (90m) race, Event Date: 1 January 2012 Event Time: 2:30pm Venue: English Bay beach
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