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Racers, Revelers Take to SF for 107th Bay to Breakers

The famous day of running and revelry has once against returned to the streets of San Francisco. Racers of all levels, from the fine-tuned athletes to the costumer-wearing average Joes, hit the pavement in the city by the bay to enjoy the 107th running of the annual Bay to Breakers footrace.  Marijuana DUI Suspected in Fremont Crash That Killed 3 While much of the race remains the same — 12km course spanning from the edge of the Bay Bridge to Ocean Beach — this year's event will feature an added 3km stretch along the Great Highway for those runners interested in pushing the envelope. All runners hit the pavement starting at 8 a.m. from the intersection of Main and Howard streets. From there, they will run west along Howard Street, attempt to conquer Hayes Hill and its steepest grade of 11 percent, snake through Golden Gate Park and finish with a sprint to the Ocean Beach parking lot. DA: 10 Kids Were Strangled, Shot With Crossbow, Waterboarded Racers are not allowed to run with any bags, backpacks or containers. The only exception is if the bag, backpack or container is clear and smaller than 8.5 x 11 x 4 inches. Participants can wear running belts and fanny packs, but they are not allowed to bring CamelBak hydration backpacks or hydration vests that can be worn over the shoulder.  San Francisco to Open Nation's First Supervised Drug Site Alcohol and any illegal substances are also forbidden on the race course. For a complete breakdown of Sunday's event, visit the Bay to Breakers website . Photo Credit: Getty Images

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