Watch our gallery of 2018 Sunderland Boxing Day Dip pictures

Hundreds of fundraisers braved the icy North Sea to take part in the 2018 Sunderland Boxing Day Dip.

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 26 December, 2018, 13:25
Runners head to the North Sea.

Our congratulations to everyone who took part in the Seaburn event. We hope you enjoy our photo gallery. Remember copies of all our pictures can be purchased here and you can read our full report here.

All hands to the pump at Seaburn this morning.
Runners head across the Seaburn sands.
Greens, yellows, blues and reds were all out in force today.
Is that a Spice Girl in Sunderland six months early?
Another appearance by Ginger Spice.
Still smiling after testing the water.
Well done to every participant.
Well done to everyone raising cash today for worthy causes.
Or is it dippers?
And no doubt money for another worthy cause.
Well, on the day, to be exact.
A Sant-astic effort all round.

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Even Santa joined dippers.
Exchanging yesterday's cracker jokes, perhaps?
Congratulations to everyone for today's efforts.
No half measures from this pair.
Who's behind the beard on the boat?
A dipper heads back to the beach.
A dipper stares ashore.
Dippers raise a smile for the camera.
And proud of it too.
Dry land and no doubt a deserved cuppa beckon.
And why not?
Surely it wasn't that cold, folks?
Our thanks to everyone taking part in the 2018 Boxing Day Dip.