Mass (semi) nudity, freezing temperatures and exercise: This is what lies in store for participants in Cupid's Undie Run, a national event in which Boise is taking part for the first time this year.
It might seem crazy to run in the freezing cold in your underwear, but this event raises money for the Children's Tumor Foundation. In 2013, Cupid's Undie Run raised $1.3 million for the foundation, which works to improve the lives of those affected by neurofibromatosis.
When you register for the run, you can start your own fundraising page--and raising funds means getting cool prizes. It only takes $150 to get VIP status at the open bar that will be serving up drinks on race day. After the run, you can partake in a range of undie-clad festivities, or cover up if you've lost all feeling in your extremities.
If you're too shy to run in your skivvies but still want to help out, volunteer for the event or begin your own fundraising campaign by selecting the "just fundraising" option when you register.
Runners can form teams or go solo. So far, the best teams from Boise have raised nearly $8,500 and some individuals have raised up to $1,700. So get pumped, strip down and take advantage of the rare opportunity to run through the streets in your unmentionables without earning a citation.