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STUDENTS in the city stripped to their underwear to run for charity last weekend.
More than 100 took part in the first-ever Glasgow University Underwear Run, in aid of a Quarriers project for young homeless people.
The clothes the students were wearing before the Undie Run will be donated to Quarriers’ James Shields project in Pollokshaws Road.
The fundraiser was organised by student Stephanie Leonard, 21, who took part in a similar event on an exchange programme at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, Canada, last year.
She said: “Undie runs are a North American tradition – where hundreds of students gather at the end of exams, donate the clothes they are wearing and run around campus in their underwear.
“It’s a lot of fun and our Undie Run was the first-ever in the UK.
“I chose Quarriers as the main charity as I was really impressed with the work at their James Shields Project, which supports young homeless people.”