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Runners expose all at 21st Wreck Beach Bare Buns

Wreck Beach in Vancouver has been the site of the annual nude run for more than 20 years

Bare Buns Fun Run
Bare Buns Fun Run
Photo: Wreckbeach.org.

No, that wasn’t a full moon you saw on the west coast on Sunday. Runners exposed their buns, and other body parts, at Wreck Beach in Vancouver over the weekend.

The 21st annual Wreck Beach Bare Buns Run, a naked distance event, attracted as many as 100 people to the nudist beach located in Pacific Spirit Regional Park, adjacent to the University of British Columbia. Runners received a T-shirt with registration at the clothing-optional beach, the largest naturist beach in North America.

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“Thank you all for participating in the 21st Annual Wreck Beach Bare Buns Run 2017,” the website reads. “Although we had poor weather condition earlier, we still had a lot of participants and [the run] was quite successful.”

According to Breakfast Television, there were strong winds on the beach on Sunday. The race went off at 11:45 a.m. local time.


According to the Wreck Beach Preservation Society, a 5K and 1K were offered on Sunday, with shoes being mandatory. The event raises money for beach preservation.


See additional photos here (some are not safe for work).