25000 runners took part in 2011 San Francisco marathon. As the runners did their thing they were cheered on by an almost 100,000 spectators. Known for its beautiful scenic views, The San Francisco Marathon presented by Wipro is the only race that runs in the roadbed of the Golden Gate Bridge. It’s a loop course that starts at the Ferry Building before finishing in front of Cupid’s Arrow.
2011 San Francisco Marathon Photos & Pictures
One photography by the name, Sam Beach captured some amazing pictures from 2011 San Francisco marathon. See Sam beach 2011 SFM Photo stream.
There is a group known as Hash house harriers who describe themselves as a drinking club with a running problem, the members meet for beer + some easy runs! But a guy in San Francisco took it all to a new level. He drunk 13 beers while running the 2010 San Francisco half marathon.
Although beer is served in small amount in certain races, HHH group serves beer at mile 21 of Chicago marathon. Drinking 13 beers while running 13 miles is a bit over the top.
Effects of Beer While Running?
Our hero has done it so he is best placed to tell us ; From his blog this is what he said.
But beer is a very good thing for a run of six miles or less. After those six miles, it slows you down too much and it begins to taste completely awful.
You will not “die” if you drink a beer-per-mile while running a half marathon. But unless you’re cool with swallowing your finger, there will be times when you wish you were dead.