I was taking pictures with our Casio Digital camera, pardon the quality,
I don't get much practice,
and the Bay to Breakers is a hard place is a hard place to learn.
Self Portrait, from arm's length
Looking for the Starting Line
Still before Starting Line, I decided to cut through some buildings to the next block over.
Ken Star/Monica blow up doll The guy was wearing a Clinton mask
Still before the Starting Line
I can see the Start, nothing is moving, 25 minutes before 8:00
We are moving now (in baby steps, note the toe) here are some tortillas on the ground - they were being thrown around by the crowd
I'm past the Start Line , it took 17 minutes to get there, and it's still really crowded
Monty Python rabbit (next year they are going to do a large wooden Badger)
Sea of Humanity, clear to the horizon
5 1/2 to Go!
Mile 3 and it's still a Sea of Humanity. This is the Hayes Street hill.
More of the same
Some of the costumes - pretty wild - extra appendages being shown off for the camera
The Hayes Street Porch Potatoes (according to the banner)
Conservetory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park (1)
Conservetory of Flowers, Golden Gate Park (2)
Entrance to Rose Garden, Golden Gate Park
Tree Costume - Sign says "Stop the Logging or we take more
a Bono and Kennedy were bumping into the tree people
This is a man made entirely of duct tape
Golden Gate Park - the crowd in front of me
The crowd behind me
These guys (on Platforms) are taking pictures of your number
close up of platform
BIG SCARRY Buffalo, AKA "The where's Waldo Buffalo shot"
Dutch Windmill, Golden Gate Park
Broken out of the woods and you can see the ocean, I fiddled with the exposure - bad idea!
My Time 2:34, but it took 17 minutes to get to the Starting Line!
Empty Crystal Geyser Boxes at the finish
I was trying to get a picture of these two police sitting on their
except, one of them moved and ruined my picture - but then ........
He was just going to share a cool drink of Crystal Geyser with his four legged friend, Aw, ain't that sweet!
The unfinished wind mill
Polo Field - After the race .... PARTY!
Actually, we had to walk at least another mile to get here, but damnit, I want my tee shirt!