Will rain ruin costumes of Bay to Breakers runners? Will they even be wearing one?


As excitement rises for this weekend’s annual Bay to Breakers foot race from the Embarcadero to Ocean Beach, so does the chance of rain. The National Weather Service is calling for a nearly 50 percent shot for Sunday’s event. Not to be discouraged — and hewing to the creative spirit of the event — many runners are at this moment brainstorming the perfect costume to don for this costume-obsessed tradition.

Looking back, here are some folks who got creative for Bay to Breakers fashion shows over the years, employing rain jackets, head gear and other props to cover up and celebrate while running. They range from dashing to kinky to rakish to saucy, from elegant to handsome to understated and overstated and everything in between:

Ready in case it REALLY starts to pour …

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A post shared by Bay to Breakers (@baytobreakers) on May 9, 2019 at 5:32pm PDT

Haute couture headwear …

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Nos fuimos a vivir a San Francisco. ____________________________________________ #myhomeiscalifornia #locationindependent #worldnomads #baytobreakers #corriendo #sanfrancisco #livehappy #puentesanfrancisco #remotework #losdelhaes #mibombon

A post shared by @ therealsistemilla on Mar 24, 2018 at 3:33pm PDT

Rainproofed and ready to go …

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successful last day in the city #baytobreakers

A post shared by Ellie Watt (@ellie_watt) on May 20, 2018 at 3:31pm PDT

Totally covered up …

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Come pregame #BayToBreakers with us this Saturday at our May BYOB (bring your old bottle)! Filling up on our 2017 El Dorado Rhone Blend for $8.99 + growlers of your favorite #Tank18 beer for $12. Details through the link in our bio. #Tank18Sf Pic by @baytobreakers.

A post shared by Tank18 (@tank18sf) on May 14, 2019 at 3:34pm PDT

Almost as good as an umbrella …

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Why dance with dragons when you can dress up as one? #gameofthrones #dancewithdragons #motherofdragons #dragoncosplay #reddragon #dragonmask #baytobreakers #costumeideas

A post shared by Party Heaven (@partyheavenberkeley) on May 12, 2019 at 8:02pm

Source:: The Mercury News – Lifestyle


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