Sunday, October 16, 2005
On October 13 in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, the ninth annual Underpants Run, was held. The mile long event pokes fun at the more serious Ironman competition that takes place at the same time.
"It was a reaction to the abhorrent and unbelievable practice of wearing Speedos around town, in the post office, the grocery store, even restaurants,"
said founder and former professional triathlete Paul Huddle. It is now a fundraiser for a local charity.