Kudos to those who participate in Bay to Breakers. The event is prepared to fall next year and with the arrival, it is necessary to inform you about the process of this event. The event following celebrations happened on 20th May this year and the excitement was just doubled when the participants came and mobbed the street and stalls displaying attires of various kinds.
Why run on Bay to Breakers?
Bay to Breakers an annual footrace held on the third Sunday in the month of May in the beautiful city of San Francisco. First of all, you should run to celebrate that you are united and one of the Americans who has an American Dream. The race was basically started to cheer and back the people’s spirits up following the disastrous 1906 San Francisco earthquake. We can call it a race that began the fashion of race for some cause or event. The Bay to Breakers race that was held on May 18, 1986 was noted by the Guinness Book of World Records as the largest footrace in the world that had 110,000 participants.
The course of Bay to Breakers-
The course is decided by USA Track & Field. The course for Bay to Breakers is wind dependent and for the reason, the course of race can only be set after the calculation of wind course.
The race course starts from the west along Hayes Street and up Hayes Street Hill near Alamo Square. Then after the race runs along the Panhandle park and then west through Golden Gate Park that leads all the way to the Great Highway and Ocean Beach.
Anyone who feels that he or she is strong enough to reflect the union of his or her country may participate. Bay to Breakers is one of the most popular footraces in the United States and calls you forth to take part in it. A large number of people take part in this race. They enjoy, dress in various costumes, fill their tummies at various yummy stalls, and, of course, run. Participants have also developed some of the unique festive practices for the race one of which is tortilla toss. The runners waiting to cross the start line throw tortillas at one another in tortilla toss.
There is a special team division in Bay to Breakers known as Centipedes. If you register yourself as Centipedes you can get many additional benefits. To register yourself as Centipede you must to have a group of 13 or more runners who travel the full 12K (15K in case of the Breakers BONUS). Every Centipede must be linked together by a bungee cord.
The winner of May 20, 2018 is Philemon Cheboi in men’s category and Jane Kibii in women’s category. Both are Kenyan.
In 2018, the introduction of the Sutter Health CPMC Breakers Bonus opened an all-new way to experience race increasing the running distance from 12k to 15k.
The runners of the Sutter Health CPMC Breakers Bonus will receive:
An extra 3k along The Great Highway to energize themselves
An exclusive BONUS medal
One Angel City Brewery beer at the Finish Line Festival beer garden
BONUS entertainment in the final 3K to motivate themselves to the finish line
The registration for the 108th Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers and BONUS opens in October 2018 and you can register yourself at just $20.
Some of the perks that you get are:
Official Runners’ Tech T
Free high-resolution digital race photos
Finish Line Festival Access
Multiple Aide Stations Throughout Course
Elite Runner Perks
Large prize purse
Hotel accommodations at the Hyatt Regency
Complete course tour
Hospitality suite at hotel with some meals provided
Finish line area hospitality suite
Pre and post-race food and beverage
VIP Runner Perks
Priority Packet Pick-Up at the Orig3n Health & Wellness Expo
Start Area VIP Zone Access: what you get are continental breakfast and runner amenities
Finish Line Festival VIP Zone Access
Private Gear Check
Private Restrooms at the Start Area and Finish Line Festival
Commemorative Alaska Airlines Bay to Breakers Item
Includes Regular Adult Registration