San Francisco is an amazing city full of great food, beautiful architecture, ocean views, and the well-known Nor-Cal vibe. The city has so much to offer that sometimes it can be difficult to know where to start.
One way to take in the sights and get acquainted with the San Francisco lifestyle is to run Bay to Breakers, a 12k cross-town race starting in the Financial District and ending at the Western-most region of Golden Gate Park.
For the past one hundred years, on an early May morning, people gather at Main Street and Howard to begin the 7 mile run through some of the most iconic streets (and steepest hills!) of San Francisco. Bay to Breakers was originally planned as a community-building activity in the wake of the devastating 1906 earthquake, a way to bring the residents of the Bay Area together for a good time after spending the last 6 years healing and rebuilding from one of the country's worst natural disasters to date. Of course, the first run was a huge success, and the race continues today in it's true spirit of community and fun.
In fact, each May runners show up with even more flair and friendliness than the year before, showing off their over-the-top and extremely creative costumes that have become a staple in characterizing the event. As flamboyant and intricate some of these outfits can be, what everyone has in common is one of our own Boulder Bibs. We love working with Bay to Breakers every year can't wait to see how participants celebrate this year's theme: The Summer of Love.
The 2017 Bay to Breakers event is on May 21st, we hope to see you there!