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San Francisco Classic 5K & 10K

A Benefit for the San Francisco Food Bank, feeding the programs that feed the people.

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

8:00 a.m., Sunday, November 03, 2002: 5K starts 8:00 a.m. at John F. Kennedy Drive at 10th Avenue in Golden Gate Park; 10K starts 8:05 a.m.at Stow Lake Drive and JFK Drive (500 yards west of 5K start). Race day registration from 7 a.m. at the Rose Garden, between the starts on JFK. Both are certified flat fast loop courses, that finish in front of the Conservatory of Flowers. Within easy walking distance of the starts and offering ample parking in surrounding areas.

Pre-registration Entry: $20 includes t-shirt (until October 27, 2002).
Pre-registration Mug Entry: $25 includes t-shirt and official coffee mug (until October 27, 2002).
Race-Day Entry: $25 includes t-shirt from 7:00 am at the Rose Garden, on JFK Drive, 250 yards west of 10th Avenue, in Golden Gate Park.

Winners of the 5K and 10K receive a breakfast for two at Jo Ann's Café (1131 El Camino Real in South San Francisco), which placed second for best American Breakfast in California by Zagat Survey of Restaurants (Ritz Carlton was first). First, second, and third place winners in each age division will receive a special mug with their place screened alongside the race logo. Age Divisions through 80+. The top random drawing prize is a vacation at the Kaanapali Beach Hotel, Maui's most Hawaiian. Other prizes for the winners and the random drawing include tickets for Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society concerts, Chevy's Dinner Certificates, and Sports Basement Certificates. Prizes for pledge collectors include a Cardio Glide from Fitness Equipment Direct and a stay at the famous San Remo Hotel near San Francisco's Fisherman's Wharf.

100% of Pledges go to the Food Bank.

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