After his brother was diagnosed with neurofibromatosis, Chad Leathers and his two friends Brendan Hanrahan and Bobby Gill decided to help. Two years ago, the trio founded Cupid’s Undie Run, a fundraiser for the Children’s Tumor Foundation, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization working to end the disease.
On February 9, 2013, more than 8,000 people will hit the streets of 17 cities in the United States for a 1.5-mile run in, you guessed it, their underwear. Individuals and teams will work to fulfill the goal of raising more than $1 million for the foundation.
According to the CTF website (www.ctf.org), neurofibromatosis encompasses a set of distinct genetic disorders that cause tumors to grow along various types of nerves.
To learn more about the charitable run, visit www.cupidsundierun.com.