PHOTOS: Cupid’s Undie Run strips down and spreads the love in Venice Beach

Nate flaunting his boxer shorts at the Cupid's Undie Run.
Amy’s son Nate rocking a pair of red boxers for the cause. (Sorry, boys, this straight-twink has a girlfriend.)

Valentine’s Day is a time to bare one’s heart, and in the case of Cupid’s Undie Run, bare one’s skivvies. Over the weekend, underpants enthusiasts in 12 different cities across the country, including Atlanta, Boise, and Reno, ditched their pants and hit the streets for this fundraiser benefiting the Children’s Tumor Foundation. So we hit up Venice Beach to join Angelenos of all shapes and sizes for this scantily clad fun run.

Underpants Pre-Party

Amy Boulas of the Children's Tumor Foundation hyping up the crowd at the Cupid's Undie Run Pre-Party.
 Amy Boulas of the Children’s Tumor Foundation hyping up the crowd at the Cupid’s Undie Run Pre-Party.
An LA Local showing his love in red boxers at the Cupid's Undie Run.
Another LA local showing his love in a pair of red boxers.
Both sides of the traditional "boxers or briefs" question were on display at the Cupid's Undie Run.
Both sides of the traditional “boxers or briefs” question were on display.
Cupid shaking his heart-boxers clad bootie with the other pre-gamers.
A couple of cuties posing in their crimson boxer-briefs.

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Cupid’s Undie Run – Stipping Down and Serving Lewks

A Cupid's Undie Run participant serving Pink Ranger in pink C-IN2 briefs.
A participant serving Pink Ranger in pink C-IN2 briefs.
A Harry Potter cos-player raising his Goblet of Fire at the Cupid’s Undie Run pre-party.
Daddy Wolverine exposing his claws, and boxer-briefs, at the starting line.
Batman in bikini-briefs.
This runner beat the cold with his fur beanie.
A lucha-dorable take on Cupid.
Another stupid-cupid lewk.
A female take on Cupid-Couture.
A kween serving Queen of Hearts.

Cupid’s Undie Run – On Your Mark, Get Set… Go!

THe starting line of the eponymous Undie Run.
Harry Potter hits the pavement. Run, Harry, Run!
The Caped Crusader mugging for the camera.
Bestiers in hearts and kisses trunk cute briefs.
Some participants opt to raise funds as a team, like Team Tighty Aphrodite.
The members of Team Wedgie looking forward to St Patrick’s Day.
The (literal) tail end of the run. See you all in your skivvies next Valentine’s Day!

All photos by Mike Ciriaco

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