Cupid's Undie Run invites metro Detroiters to strip for a good cause

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click to enlarge Cupid's Undie Run is back. - Ray Rushing, Detroit Stock City
Ray Rushing, Detroit Stock City
Cupid's Undie Run is back.

Here's one for the brave, or at least those who like to take off their clothes for a good cause.

Cupid's Undie Run makes a Detroit stop to raise funds to research neurofibromatosis, a genetic neurological disorder that causes tumors to grow on nerves throughout the body and affects 1 in every 3,000 births. The event kicks off at Detroit's Tin Roof with some drinking to help get people in the mood, then commences for a mile run that ends back at the Tin Roof for a nearly-naked dance party.

If that all sounds like too much work, at least the people-watching should be good.

From noon-4 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 12; starting at the Tin Roof; 47 E. Adams Ave., Detroit; my.cupids.org. Tickets are $50.

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Lee DeVito

Leyland "Lee" DeVito grew up in the suburbs of Detroit, where he read Metro Times religiously due to teenaged-induced boredom. He became a contributing writer for Metro Times in 2009, and Editor in Chief in 2016. In addition to writing, he also supplies occasional illustrations. His writing has been published...
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