Yesterday's Bay To Breakers, In Tweets From The Neighborhood

Yesterday's Bay To Breakers, In Tweets From The Neighborhood
By Nuala Sawyer - Published on May 18, 2015.

Despite cold and fog, the annual event of racing and revelry blew through the city yesterday, with colorful costumes and a cacophony of noise. While some joined in the fun, others fled town or took to social media to express their distaste for the event. Here are a few responses.

A few local residents were optimistic about this year's event: 

While others were less enthused:

Many local stores took advantage of the foot traffic to promote their wares and draw runners in:

Others took a firmer stance against the partygoers:

Regardless of people's opinions, by 2pm the hardworking folks at SF Public Works had completed the cleanup in record time, wrapping up yet another year of racing and debauchery:

As a reminder, neighborhood residents will be discussing the race (along with a number of other issues) at tonight's Alamo Square Neighborhood Association meeting, where Bay to Breakers media spokesperson Chris Holmes will be speaking about the event. The meeting starts at 7pm at 1660 McAllister St. If you have any thoughts or questions, stop by. 

If you stayed in the area, how was your Bay to Breakers experience this year? Let us know in the comments.