Timeless Tradition: Crazy ‘Undies Run’ Overruns Kona for Ironman World Championship 2010


Butt Huggers? Say what? ‘Undies run’?

For those new to the Ironman World Championship in Kona, there’s one funky tradition that’s sure to raise an eyebrow or two. It’s none other than the infamous “undies run.” And yes, it does involve underwear…just in case you were wondering.

This year was no different in its nuttiness (no pun intended).

Oakley Athletes were amongst the hordes of Ironman athletes that participated in the tradition in downtown Kona – where pros and amateurs alike take a morning run in their underwear. And it all started, as always, with “the oath.” You don’t wanna’ miss this video:


Andrew De Lara


October 08, 2010

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