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Bay to Breakers porta-party very, very wet
San Francisco Chronicle ^ | May 21, 2008 | Phillip Matier, Andrew Ross

Posted on 05/21/2008 9:43:35 AM PDT by GSWarrior

It's often called the world's longest party, but this year's Bay to Breakers race through San Francisco was anything but fun for the residents, cops and public workers who bore the brunt of the drunken young "runners" who staggered around Golden Gate Park and the city's west side, relieving themselves wherever it proved convenient.

"We tried to get out in front of the problem, but this year some of these kids were just beyond gone," said city Recreation and Park Department spokeswoman Rose Dennis.

"The media covers this as some kind of wonderful party, but at the end, there is a lot of crap and people urinating," Dennis said.

(Excerpt) Read more at sfgate.com ...


TOPICS: Culture/Society; Front Page News; Miscellaneous; US: California
KEYWORDS: bacchanalia; nudity; onlyinsf; publicdrunkeness

Ryan Eklund (left) operates a custom-made beer dispenser for thirsty runners Byron Tuyay, Mark Shirian and Naum Shuminov along the race route on Fell Street. Lots of liquid in meant lots went out. Chronicle photo by Michael Maloney

1 posted on 05/21/2008 9:43:35 AM PDT by GSWarrior
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To: GSWarrior

Sounds like a normal SF day to me.


2 posted on 05/21/2008 9:48:01 AM PDT by BhaktaSteve
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To: GSWarrior

“In the Panhandle, there were only about 10 portable toilets set up for the 60,000 race participants. Desperate people, women as well as men, “were going anywhere and everywhere,” Cunnane said.”

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I dunno, sounds like this could have been predicted...

That said, where can I get an “Average Joe’s Gym” uniform? I rather liked that movie.


3 posted on 05/21/2008 9:52:11 AM PDT by sinanju
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To: GSWarrior
We tried to get out in front of the problem

Probably not the best place to be.

4 posted on 05/21/2008 9:52:23 AM PDT by Argus (Obama: All turban and no goats.)
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To: GSWarrior
"We tried to get out in front of the problem

Not the optimal place to be, you'd think...

5 posted on 05/21/2008 9:52:37 AM PDT by mikrofon (Urine trouble now)
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To: Argus

Sounds like behind it would’ve been worse, though.

}:-)4


6 posted on 05/21/2008 9:53:15 AM PDT by Moose4 (http://moosedroppings.wordpress.com -- Because 20 million self-important blogs just aren't enough.)
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To: GSWarrior
More race photos.


7 posted on 05/21/2008 9:54:05 AM PDT by GSWarrior (Posting bandwidth-consuming comments since 2000)
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To: Argus

GMTA ;)


8 posted on 05/21/2008 9:54:26 AM PDT by mikrofon (Urinalisys, please)
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To: GSWarrior

“”The media covers this as some kind of wonderful party, but at the end, there is a lot of crap and people urinating,” Dennis said.”

Heh, that could also be the Democrat Party he’s talking about.


9 posted on 05/21/2008 9:58:03 AM PDT by Slapshot68
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"They were stumbling around, hammered," Dennis said. "Peeing. Women with their boobs hanging out.

Women. Hanging boobs. I can see why San Francisco would have a problem with that.

10 posted on 05/21/2008 9:58:39 AM PDT by Flycatcher (Strong copy for a strong America)
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To: GSWarrior

I ran it in 1982. That cured me of running for fun!


12 posted on 05/21/2008 10:06:18 AM PDT by Redleg Duke ("All gave some, and some gave all!")
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To: Baynative
I ran in that race last year. It was fun. I am a semi-serious runner.

I remember there were people eating on the outside patio at Flippers cafe along the race route, while--separted by only a hedge--dozens of people were urinating just feet away from the folks enjoying breakfast.

13 posted on 05/21/2008 10:07:15 AM PDT by GSWarrior (Posting bandwidth-consuming comments since 2000)
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To: GSWarrior

What’s the problem? I mean, people have been peeing on SF for years.


14 posted on 05/21/2008 10:09:28 AM PDT by theDentist (Qwerty ergo typo : I type, therefore I misspelll.)
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To: GSWarrior

3rd pics... g.d. freaks...


15 posted on 05/21/2008 10:10:18 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: Baynative
I was going North on 280 Monday morning in the east bay. Truck load after truck load of porta potties, coming out of the city. Guess they had them hidden. Not ,their just slobs.
16 posted on 05/21/2008 10:10:51 AM PDT by easternsky
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To: Resolute Conservative

Just another day in San Cramcrisco.

}:-)4


17 posted on 05/21/2008 10:27:39 AM PDT by Moose4 (http://moosedroppings.wordpress.com -- Because 20 million self-important blogs just aren't enough.)
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To: easternsky
The mob did one thing: they tied up traffic. I entered the city from the East Bay on Sunday morning. Rather than a pleasant drive of 10-15 minutes on Van Ness and Davisadero, I had to detour for about an hour through Haight, etc, then north on Park Presidio, then east on California to reach church.
18 posted on 05/21/2008 10:34:39 AM PDT by quadrant
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To: GSWarrior

“Art Mann Presents” covered this for HDNet a couple of years ago.

Art commented that even he was overwhelmed with the amount of ‘man-ass’.


19 posted on 05/21/2008 10:50:16 AM PDT by TC Rider (The United States Constitution ? 1791. All Rights Reserved.)
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To: BhaktaSteve
Sounds like a normal SF day to me.

Yep, just a bunch of liberals "marking their territory".

21 posted on 05/21/2008 3:53:34 PM PDT by glorgau
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To: Baynative
I’ve been a drunk and I’ve been a runner. But the thought of getting drunk and going for a run has never crossed my mind.

Me too - the two are mutually exclusive.

22 posted on 05/22/2008 5:58:38 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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To: Baynative
I’ve been a drunk and I’ve been a runner. But the thought of getting drunk and going for a run has never crossed my mind.

Me too - the two are mutually exclusive.

23 posted on 05/22/2008 5:58:38 AM PDT by Rummyfan (Iraq: it's not about Iraq anymore, it's about the USA!)
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