Early registration for the 99th Annual ING Bay to Breakers 12k taking place at 8am on May 16, 2010 is officially open and will run through unil March 31. Don't miss out on the opportunity to register early and get the early bird discount entry fee and be a part of San Francisco's most historic race! 99 Years, 99 Reasons to register...What's Yours?
There are plenty of ways to register and run in the event. Want to get a group of friends together dressed as tutu-wearing superheroes? Check out the group discounts. Looking for a way to run for a great cause? There is a pledge program set up for those looking to raise somemoney from taking part in the event. Interested in testing your skills against some of the best athletes in the world? The seeded section along with elite place entries is avalable for those faster runners. Do you know 12 others who want to be tied together for 7.46 miles of fun? and run or crawl as a centipede?! Or you can just grab your camera and stroll or run with the masses and enjoy the amazing atmosphere of the event.
ING Bay to Breakers is a USA Track and Field certified 12K (7.46 miles). From sea level at the Embarcadero the course rises steeply along Hayes Street Hill. Around the 2.5-mile mark runners climb an 11.15% grade between Fillmore and Steiner, bringing them to the highest point in the race, approximately 215 feet above sea level. The remainder of the course gradually flows alongside the Panhandle and through Golden Gate Park.
Registration or the event and your entry fee will include an official Breakers shirt, a timing chip to accurately record your time, a finisher's certificate and entry to the post-run party with refreshments and entertainment. Entry fees are $44 for adults and $39 for children (until March 31st), $48 for adults, $44 for children (April 1 to May 13) and $55 for adults and $50 for children (May 14 and 15).
More information along with registration for the event for both walkers and runners can be found on the official website.