2013 BAY TO BREAKERS PRESENTED BY CRAIGSLIST PRE-RACE PRESS CONFERENCE

Bay to Breakers 2013

2013 BAY TO BREAKERS PRESENTED BY CRAIGSLIST PRE-RACE PRESS CONFERENCE

SFPD and Race Officials to Address Pre-Race Security, Safety Efforts, Road Closures, Course Overview and More


WHAT:

Please join the San Francisco Police Department, city officials, Bay to Breakers race officials, the San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau and race fans for the 2013 Bay to Breakers Pre-Race Press Conference. Officials will cover pre-race security efforts, planned road closures, new course features and course highlights to prepare residents and visitors for the more than 60,000 participants and spectators that will descend upon the streets of San Francisco on Sunday, May 19, for the 2013 Bay to Breakers presented by craigslist 12k race.

This is a great opportunity to ask questions and get caught up in excitement as we kick off the 102nd Bay to Breakers presented by craigslist, a longtime San Francisco tradition. Since 1912, this legendary race has taken thousands of participants including elite athletes, centipede teams of 13, celebrities, costumed racers, marathon runners, weekend walkers and more from the edge of the bay, to the shore of the Pacific Ocean, via several San Francisco neighborhoods. For more details, visit www.baytobreakers.com.

WHEN:
Thursdsy, May 16 at 1p.m.

WHERE:
San Francisco City Hall
Goodlett Steps
1 Dr Carlton B Goodlett Place
San Francisco, CA 94102

WHO:

San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr, Bay to Breakers Race Director Angela Fang, San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau EVP/Chief Marketing Officer Matt Stiker, city officials, a collection of race fans and more.

INTERVIEW / PHOTO OPPORTUNITIES
San Francisco Police Chief Greg Suhr addressing pre-race security efforts and road closures
Bay to Breakers Race Director Angela Fang presenting a course overview and new highlights
San Francisco Convention and Visitors Bureau EVP/Chief Marketing Officer Matt Stiker to address the impact this race has on the city’s promotional and branding
Costumed participants and race supporters excited for Sunday

CONTACT:
Mike Biel, SFPD Deputy Chief of Special Events
mike.biel@sfgov.org, 415/832-8424
DeeDee Taft, Bay to Breakers Communications
deedee@spinpr.com, 415/515-1229