China's Annual 'Naked Run' Shows Environmental Activism Can Be Crazy Fun (PHOTOS)

By Charlotte Alfred

Stinking, blinding smog has covered China’s capital city Beijing for more than a week, keeping most people sheltered indoors.

Fortunately, China’s environmental activists aren’t all that sensible.

Beijing’s totally wacky “Naked Run” took place for the third year in the city’s Olympic Park on Sunday, drawing around 300 runners who stripped down to their underwear for the 2 miles sprint.

Braving freezing temperatures and the blanket of pollution that triggered an “Orange Alert” in Beijing last week, many runners donned gas masks for the race, according to China Daily.

Sina News explains that the original run was <a target=_blank href="http://english.sina.com/life/p/2012/0227/443896.html" …read more

Source: Huffington Post Green

    

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