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Kenyans dominate 96th annual Bay to Breakers
Man dies at finish line
Kenyan John Korir, at the start of the 96th annual Bay to Breakers
footrace, took first place across the Ocean Beach finish line
with a time of 34 minutes and 44 seconds.
(More photos below the fold)
By Ari Barak
May 20, 2007
The 96th annual Bay to Breakers 12-kilometer footrace across
San Francisco was won this morning by Kenya's John Korir, race
Korir, 31, crossed the finish line at Ocean Beach with a time
of 34 minutes and 44 seconds.
A 53-year old man died at the end of the race, according to race
officials. Identified as Joe Spinale of El Cerrito by the San
Francisco Medical Examiner's office, Spinale reportedly collapsed
at the finish line just after 9:00 a.m.
The first female runner to cross the finish line was Edna Kiplagat,
also of Kenya, with a time of 38 minutes and 55 seconds.
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The CrackBerry Chronicles
With Elaine Santore
May 21, 2007
Didn't run the Bay to Breakers
Call me crazy, but I have never participated in the Bay
to Breakers. Nor do I ever plan to. I dress up once a year
for Halloween, and I turn it out after weeks of excessive planning.
However, the denizens of San Francisco - but mostly the Bridge
& Tunnel folks - take pretty much every opportunity to dress
up for a life-changing day-trip into the City.
CrackBerry Blind Item
Which EssEff muckraker was spotted at Original Joe's in the Tenderloin
on Saturday evening, accompanied by what we suspect is his ball
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