Course Records

Bay to Breakers Bests

Men's record: 33:31
Sammy Kitwara (Kenya), 2009

Women's record: 38:07
Lineth Chepkurui (Kenya), 2010

Fastest Men's Centipede time: 37:00
LinkedIn, 2011

Fastest Women's Centipede time:47:36
Reebok Aggies, 1990

Largest Bay to Breakers: 78,769 runners registered, 110,000 total, 1986

Smallest Bay to Breakers: 25 runners registered, 1963

Ages of youngest and oldest participants:
Robert Rosen, age 1, 2000
Stefan Arcelona, age 99, 2000

Bay to Breakers FIRSTS

First winner (nee Cross City Race): Robert Jackson "Bobby"  Vlught, 1912

First official female winner: Dr. Frances K. Conley, 1971

First female runner: Bobbie Burke, 1940

First costumed runner: Captain Kidd, 1940

Heaviest finisher: 322-lbs. Bubba Paris, San Francisco 49er, 1988

Youngest finisher/winner: 10 years old, Mary Boitano, 1974. She went on to be a three-time champion (1974, 1975, 1976)