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[By Vanessa Guerra | 16 May 2010 | No Comments]
BOOGIE DOWN in the City by the Bay during the 99th running of the ING Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco Sunday, May 15, 2010. (Photo by Vanessa Guerra/ CALIFORNIA BEAT)

To the naked runners — and those who chose to wear nothing but the boxers and bikinis — it must have been pretty darn cold for you during Sunday’s 99th running of the ING Bay to Breaker’s race in San Francisco.

But it didn’t really matter, did it?

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[By California Beat | 26 Feb 2009 | No Comments]

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Beat Staff Writer

Opponents of the new rules enacted by organizers of the ING Bay to Breakers footrace this year are calling for race participants to boycott the registration process after negotiations between leaders of a movement to push for the rescinding of bans on alcohol and floats and race officials came to a stalemate.

In an e-mail statement, Edward Sharpless, who heads an online 11,000+ member strong Facebook group Citizens for the Preservation of Bay2Breakers, said that meetings between his group and race organizers that were scheduled for last Friday and Monday never took place, and that no such compromise had been met.