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LaughFest producing FUNderwear Run downtown

January 4, 2018
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LaughFest FUNderwear Run
The FUNderwear Run course travels through downtown Grand Rapids. Courtesy LaughFest

LaughFest has released the details about its charity run downtown.

Gilda’s LaughFest announced details yesterday for its annual FUNderwear Run, a family friendly event scheduled for March 11.

The FUNderwear run and walk will be begin at 2 p.m. in downtown Grand Rapids, starting and ending at New Holland Brewing’s Knickerbocker, at 417 Bridge St. NW.

Racers are encouraged to wear their underwear over their running clothes to create a “hilarious and one-of-a-kind moment” in support of the free cancer, grief and emotional health support programs offered through Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids.

Prizes will be awarded for best underwear, best couple and more

Following the race, adult runners will have to opportunity to have a beer at the Knickerbocker.

Registered participants will receive an official race T-shirt, a beer ticket and finisher medal.

Registration costs $25 until Feb. 25, when it increases to $30.

“We’re excited to bring the FUNderwear Run to Grand Rapids’ West Side and have New Holland Brewing’s Knickerbocker as a partner in this annual fun run,” said Joanne Roehm, director of strategic initiatives at Gilda’s Club Grand Rapids and LaughFest.

“Everyone is invited to join us as we celebrate laughter for the health of it.”

People can register for the event online

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