When several hundred runners gather at the starting line of the inaugural Bare Dare 5K at the Caliente Resort & Spa on October 10, they will be wearing running shoes, sunglasses, and perhaps hats. Most will be wearing nothing else.
The Bare Dare 5K, held at the upscale Caliente Resort just north of Tampa in Land O’Lakes, is an unusual event, though it’s hardly unique. There are two dozen clothing-optional races in North America, most held at nude beaches or behind the gates of nudist resorts.
Why nude running? Some just like the feel of running nude. Others do it as a bucket-list item, only to enjoy it so much they return annually. Many are surprised to find the winning times are comparable to those of non-nude events. READ FULL STORY>>>
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