Boston has always brought the mustache strong. Hell, even the late Brad Delp, lead singer of 1970s and 80s rock band Boston, had a nice cookie dusting machine of petulance across his upper lip.

The newest entry on the Boston lower nose garden scene is "The 826 Boston Moustache-A-Thon," which is being called an epic contest of follicular fortitude. The event kicked off on Monday, February 15th with its rousing 2010 Opening Ceremonies, and for six weeks, 70 brave participants will refuse to shave their upper lips in support of 826 Boston