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San Francisco Ocean Beach 5K & 10K

A Benefit for Project Open Hand, to provide meals with love for people with AIDS.

This event has already been run. The results are available here.

5K & 10K

8:00 a.m., Saturday, July 17, 1999: Starts on the beach at Great Highway & Balboa Street in San Francisco (near the Cliff House). Runs & Walks on compressed beach normally covered by ocean and exposed by an extreme minus tide. This surface is called flat-pack and is considered by Orthopedics to be the best surface for running.

Pre-registration Entry: $20 includes t-shirt and commemorative mug (until July 10, 1999).
Race-Day Entry: $25 includes t-shirt from 7:00 am at Great Highway & Balboa Street.

Winners of the 5K and 10K receive a breakfast for two at JoAnn's, which placed second for best American Breakfast in California by Zagat Survey of Restaurants. They also receive assorted gift certificates from such contributors as Speedo Authentic Fitness, Hoy's Sports, and others. First, second, and third place winners in each division will receive a special mug with their place screened alongside the race logo. The Kaanapali Beach Hotel has generously provided a vacation for two on Maui.

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