A man has died after falling off a building during a Bay to Breakers party in San Francisco on Sunday.
The 28-year-old man accidentally fell three stories from a building in the 2000 block of Fell Street along the Panhandle about 3:30 p.m., police said.
Police say the man apparently fell from the roof onto the pavement. Paramedics rushed him to the hospital, but he succumbed to his injuries. Read More
Dressing up for the Craigslist Bay to Breakers is an annual tradition for Irvine resident Jolene Manginelli and three of her best friends. In past years, they’ve worn M&M outfits and “Alice in Wonderland”-themed attire, and once designed costumes that looked like gum on the bottom of a sneaker.
But this year, the group of four decided to keep it simple with T-shirts bearing a fitting message: “Boston Strong. Never Forget.” Read More
An up-and-coming runner from Ethiopia conquered his first Bay to Breakers and Olympian Ryan Hall placed as high as any American since 1986.Tolossa Gedefa Fufi, 23, won the men’s field in the 102nd Bay to Breakers presented by Craigslist on Sunday, finishing the 12-kilometer race through the heart of The City in 35 minutes 1 second. Hall finished in second place 39 seconds later. Read More
Diane Nukuri-Johnson would like to run Bay to Breakers in a costume someday, maybe even a wedding dress. But on Sunday, she kept it simple en route to finishing first among women runners. Wearing the traditional red-and-black runner’s attire, Nukuri-Johnson won her first Bay to Breakers, presented by Craigslist, by zipping through the 12-kilometer course in 40:12, topping her second-place finish in last year’s race. Read More
San Francisco events for May 19, 2013.
SOMETHING TO READ
The World’s Strongest Librarian By Josh Hanagarne ($26)This touching memoir documents the struggles of a 6-foot-7 librarian with Tourettes who breaks with Mormonism and finds solace in weightlifting. Read More
Video cameras will capture the salmon running upstream at the Hayes Street Hill, and additional surveillance posted at the start and finish of Sunday’s Bay to Breakers race will help ensure the 102nd running of the San Francisco institution is safe, Police Chief Greg Suhr said Thursday. Read More
After security camera footage helped track down the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, Police Chief Greg Suhr said law enforcement here could live-monitor a network of private and public surveillance cameras to patrol large events. Read More
A security expert has judged new safety measures for the Craigslist Bay to Breakers race that include a ban on backpacks and containers over a certain size to be “really stupid.” Read More
Police and organizers of the massive Craigslist Bay to Breakers footrace announced new security measures Monday that include an increased crackdown on unregistered runners and a ban on most backpacks and bags.
The security measures, which will include an increased law enforcement presence, come as The City prepares for the first large footrace since two bombs exploded at the Boston Marathon on April 15, killing three people and injuring hundreds. Read More
After I finished the Bay to Breakers 12-kilometer run last year, I felt qualified to be a Navy SEAL. Granted, I was soundly beaten by a number of children under 10 years old, and passed by a man walking backwards on stilts, but it was the longest distance I had ever run at once. Read More