Newsletter | Mar/Apr 2003

30th Anniversary Bay to Breakers Run

by Mignon O'Young
Date: 18 May 2003, Sunday Start Time: 8:00 am

Start training now! OWA members, friends and families will be participating as a group in this year's San Francisco Bay to Breakers, the race that was born in 1912 and has attracted more and more people each year. We'll have both a running group and a walking group. Have fun with your OWA friends! There will be water stops and first aid stations, and plenty of people to cheer us on.

Our sub-committee has yet to start brainstorming on how we can identify ourselves as a group yet walk comfortably without bumping into each other. The sub-committee will meet in March and those of you who signed up on the volunteer sign up lists will be contacted soon for the meeting.

Race Distance: 12K / 7.46 miles

Starting Point: Howard & Spear Streets Starting Point for

Race Course: Up Market Street to Golden Gate Park

Registration: Adults $27 before 4/15/03 and $32 before 5/15/03. Kids under 18 $22 before 4/15/03 and $32 before 5/15/03. . For further information and to register : go to

Registered people will receive: runner number bib and T-shirt after the race. Post -race festival with ffod and entertainment in Golden Gate Park.

Race benefits:The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society, UCSF Comprehensive Cancer Center, Junior Achievement of the Bay Area and Community Education Services

OWA potential meeting point at the BOW and ARROW sculpture on the Embarcadero at 9am. For further information please contact Mignon O'Young at 510-652-7176 .

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