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2013-10-31 12:25:48

Ten Percent of All Ticket Proceeds Will be Donated to Tipping Point Community, the Race's New Philanthropic Partner SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 31, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wasserman Media Group, the new steward of San Francisco's Bay to Breakers Race, today announced that registration for the 2014 event will open at 10:31 a.m. on Halloween with a special one-day-only price of $31.10 for all adult runners. Children 17 and under will be able to register at 50 percent off of the adult price, or...

2013-04-22 23:00:45

Bay to Breakers celebrates its 102nd year running in 2013, and Medical Executive Dan Bucsko plans on staying healthy, contributing to charity, and bringing on spring with some sprinting at this event and the Loop the Lagoon run/walk events this coming May. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 22, 2013 On the third Sunday of May, tens of thousands of San Franciscans — including Medical Executive Daniel Bucsko — will converge once again for the annual Bay to Breakers footrace. The...

2012-05-30 06:23:33

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 30, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zazzle, the title sponsor of the 101st Zazzle Bay to Breakers 12k foot-race, today announced the costume contest winners of its May 20th event. Grand-prize winners Caela Timinsky and Jenna Munguia, sporting Zazzle tattoos and matching Zazzle capes, won the 'Be-Zazzled Costume' award and a $1,000 Zazzle shopping spree. The 'Best Overall Individual Costume' award and a $750 Zazzle shopping spree went to Brian Keilig for his annular...

2012-05-11 10:21:49

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., May 11, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Zazzle, the title sponsor of the 101st Zazzle Bay to Breakers 12k foot-race, today announced its ZOMG celebration, a week-long, city-wide series of local events at San Francisco-area venues, parks and other establishments. Zazzle Bay to Breakers is a 7.46-mile race that will feature world-class athletes, costumed runners and this year's ZOMG mascot, "Pink Gorilla." At ZOMG pre-race events, Zazzle will present Pink Gorilla sightings and...

2009-05-17 21:05:00

First-Time Participant Shatters Course Record by Eleven Seconds SAN FRANCISCO, May 17 /PRNewswire/ -- First-time ING Bay to Breakers 12K participant Sammy Kitwara of Kenya made race history amid more than 62,000 participants, world-class athletes, weekend runners and enthusiasts of all ages. Finishing in 33:31 - beating Ismael Kirui's 1993 time by 11 seconds - Kitwara's performance earned the $25,000 Battle to the Breakers prize, the $7,000 First Place prize, the $5,000 ING Hayes Street...

2009-05-15 17:26:47

Organizers of the annual Bay to Breakers footrace and street party in San Francisco said they are working to keep the event fun despite strict new rules. Supervisor Ross Mirkarimi, whose district contains a large portion of the race route, said Sunday's event, the 98th Bay to Breakers, will be important to the future of the race, the San Francisco Chronicle reported Friday. This is a pivotal year, Mirkarimi said. We're trying to perform the fine pirouette of addressing any negative...

2009-02-11 10:45:00

ING Bay to Breakers 12K Implements New Policies to Promote Race Enjoyment and Ensure Safety of Race Participants and Cleanliness of Race Course Neighborhoods SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- The ING Bay to Breakers and San Francisco police and City officials today announced several new policies will be enforced to improve the safety and enjoyment of the race for runners, spectators and neighbors during this year's 98th running of the ING Bay to Breakers on May 17. (Photo:...

2008-12-19 07:00:00

SAN FRANCISCO, Dec. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- What has 65,000 heads, 130,000 legs and will once again wind through the streets of San Francisco this spring? The must-see event of the year: The 98th Annual ING Bay to Breakers 12K. Early registration for the Sunday, May 17, 2009 race begins Jan. 1 -- don't miss the opportunity to join world-class athletes, weekend runners and enthusiasts of all ages for the celebration of the year. "ING Bay to Breakers 12K is more than a race -- it's a...