Talk about San Francisco hospitality at its worst.
Australia’s Ashleigh Gentle and Portland, Oregon’s Eric Lagerstrom won Sunday’s 35th annual Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon in San Francisco, a spokeswoman for the race said.
Take a culinary romp through the Sonoma Food Tour, enjoy the sites & sounds of Union Street Festival in San Francisco and “Escape from Alcatraz” at the Marina Green. Just some of the things to do this week in the Bay Area!
If your feet are itching to run, you just may be in the best place on earth to satisfy the urge. Whether you want a marathon, fun run, trail, an obstacle course or even a triathlon, they all are here in the Bay Area.
The call was made Sunday after thousands of competitors and race personnel arrived at Kings Beach State Park, on Tahoe’s North Shore, for the planned 6:30 a.m. start.
Former Olympian Andy Potts won the 27.5-mile Escape from Alcatraz Triathlon Sunday for a record sixth time as more than 2,000 people swam from Alcatraz Island, rode bikes and ran through San Francisco, a spokeswoman said.
The event, which normally includes a swim in the Uvas Reservoir near Morgan Hill, can’t be held there because the water level is too low.
A San Francisco triathlete has been arrested in connection with a hit-and-run collision in the South of Market area that injured a 53-year-old man in March, San Francisco police said Friday.
More than 700 women are expected to participate Saturday in the annual See Jane Run triathlon in Pleasanton. But there are concerns about water quality in the lake where the swimming portion takes place.