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Fancy doing a run in your pants for charity?

By Editor
Fancy doing a run in your pants for charity?

Fancy standing up to cancer in an unusual, yet liberating way?

Cancer Research UK and Channel 4 are urging university students across the British Isles to take part in the first ever 'Undie Run' to raise money for 'ground-breaking research.'

'But what exactly is an Undie Run?' you may be wondering.

It's a charity run where it is encouraged that one attempts the distance in their underwear. Whether you wear boxers, briefs, bras or knickers, as long as they are out in full force, you can take part.

 

 

Support for the event has come from many top celebs, including plummy heartthrob Benedict Cumberbatch, bearded dragon Tom Hardy, beautiful hunk Idis Elbra, Million

Pound drop dead gorgeous babe Davina McCall and many more.

Whilst the upcoming run has many students taking part, it could of course benefit from a lot more, as each university taking part has the goal of raising £5000.

Organisers of the run have said: "This event is fantastic fun for a very serious cause.  By raising money for the Stand Up To Cancer campaign we will be funding life saving research so that more people will survive this terrible disease.”

So far, the institutions leading the charge are:

Edinburgh at 39 participants
Queen Margaret at 32 participants
South Wales at 32 participants
Exeter at 25 participants
Robert Gordon at 16 participants

To see how your university is fairing, click here and for more information on how to support Stand Up To Cancer visit standuptocancer.org.uk

Thinking of taking part? Let us know via Facebook and Twitter.

Tagged: university, tom hardy, students, student, stand up to cancer, idis elbra, fun, facebook, charity, benedict cumberbatch

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