Simply winning the men’s field of the Zazzle Bay to Breakers is not enough anymore for Sammy Kitwara.
Having won the race the past three times he’s run it, the 25-year-old Kenyan speedster said he was disappointed following his victory in Sunday’s 101st running of the event, which starts at Howard and Beale streets, runs through Golden Gate Park and ends at the Great Highway. Read More
Kenyan speedster Sammy Kitwara, the dominator of the Zazzle Bay to Breakers 12K footrace, won the event for a third time in four years under blue skies Sunday.
However, Kitwara, 25, who set a world record at B2B in 2009, wasn’t totally pleased with his latest performance. He wasn’t the first runner to cross the finish line and earn the $25,000 prize. Read More
When Shannon Osaki and her friends participated in the Zazzle Bay to Breakers for the first time last year, they did not wear costumes. This year, they realized they needed to step up their game.
The group spent the past few months creating “wind dancers,” the blowup ornaments that are often found outside auto dealerships, complete with 3-foot-tall hats made of felt and small pieces of fabric cut loose to flutter in the wind. Read More
Two-time Zazzle Bay to Breakers winner Sammy Kitwara will not vie for a three-peat this year due to scheduling conflicts, race organizers said. In fact, none of last year’s top three men’s finishers are competing Sunday.But the 100th running of the 12-kilometer race has hardly lost star power, race organizers said. Read More