The 17 May 2015 race started at 8:00 am, and the official estimate is that approximately 50,000 registered and unregistered people entered the race. The weather was overcast and cool. This was the 104th year that the race was held.
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A view looking back down Howard Street. This location is approximately 1.5 miles into the race.
|The route of the 104th edition of the San Francisco Bay to Breakers foot race. The race started in downtown San Francisco, and it finished on the Great Highway, adjacent to the Pacific Ocean and Golden Gate Park. The approximate distance traveled as tracked by GPS was 7.7 miles. The approximate cumulative elevation gain was 366 feet. Mile markers are shown on the route's track. |
|This graph shows the elevation changes encountered during the Bay to Breakers. |
|This is as close as I am going to get to the starting line before the race begins. |
|And we are off! The race has begun, and the runners are heading up Howard Street. |
|Ahead is the Hayes Street Hill, the biggest climb of the race. |
|We continue to climb Hayes Street hill. |
|We reached the top of Hayes Street, and there is now a short downhill before we turn left onto Divisadero Street. This location is approximately 3 miles into the race. |
|On John F. Kennedy Drive in Golden Gate Park, we are heading to the Pacific Ocean. This location is approximately 4.5 miles into the race. |
|We are now on Martin Luther King Jr. Drive in Golden Gate Park. In the distance on the horizon is the Pacific Ocean, and just ahead is a large sand dune which indicates that the ocean... and the finish, are just ahead. This location is approximately 7.2 miles into the race. |
|The finish line of the 104th running of the San Francisco Bay to Breakers foot race. Another great public event which was put on with the cooperation and support of the City of San Francisco. |
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