Women's World Best for 12k set at 99th Annual ING Bay to Breakers

by laliveinsider on Sun., May 16 at 09:00 AM

May 16, 2010

Lineth Chepkurui of Kenya Finishes in 38:07, Returning Champion Sammy Kitwara of Kenya Wins Race

SAN FRANCISCO (May 16, 2010) - The 99th annual ING Bay to Breakers 12K, one of the world's largest and oldest footraces, today made world history with Lineth Chepkurui of Kenya finishing in 38:07 in the Women's Division. Sammy Kitwara of Kenya became a back-to-back winner at the race with the time of 34:15. Kitwara broke the world record last year in the Men's Division for 12K by finishing in 33:31.

\"The ING Bay to Breakers race continues to attract world-class athletes and today's new world record set is a great example of the talent we see each year,\" said Angela Fang, general manager of ING Bay to Breakers. \"We can't wait until the race's 100th anniversary next year which, if today is any indication, will be as record-breaking and exciting as this year.\"


Women's Results - Open Field

Place

Name

Age

Hometown

Time

Bib #

1

Lineth Chepkurui

22

Kenya

38:07

1

2

Emily Chebet

24

Kenya

38:41

2

3

Mamitu Daska

26

Ethiopia

39:34

5

4

Jelliah Tinega

24

Kenya

40:14

6

5

Caroline Rotich

26

Kenya

40:37

8

6

Jane Kibii

25

Kenya

41:05

4

7

Magdalena Lewy-Boulet

36

Oakland, CA

41:39

3

8

Kate O'Neill

29

Palo Alto, CA

41:52

10

9

Annie Bersagel

27

Stanford, CA

41:57

14

10

Clara Horowitz-Peterson

26

San Anselmo, CA

42:16

12

11

Nina Rillstone

35

New Zealand

42:19

7

12

Laura Bennett

35

Boulder, CO

43:37

16

13

Kassi Andersen

26

Provo, UT

43:53

9

14

Brooke Wells

25

San Francisco, CA

44:15

11

15

Emily Potter

31

Southern Pines, NV

44:39

222


Men's Results - Open Field

Place

Name

Age

Hometown

Time

Bib #

1

Sammy Kitwara

23

Kenya

34:15

21

2

Peter Kirui

22

Kenya

34:15

24

3

Tilahun Regassa

20

Ethiopia

35:30

23

4

Tesfaye Sendeku

26

Ethiopia

35:59

32

5

Ridouane Harroufi

28

Morocco

35:55

26

6

Scotty Bauhs

24

Mammoth Lakes, CA

35:55

27

7

Simon Ndirangu

24

Kenya

36:14

29

8

Gilbert Okari

31

Kenya

36:14

28

9

James Kipketer

33

Kenya

36:37

30

10

Josh Moen

28

Readlyn, IA

36:37

31

11

Jeff Eggleston

25

Flagstaff, AZ

36:51

34

12

Valentine Orare

27

Kenya

37:10

33

13

Greg Bennett

38

Australia

37:16

36

14

Brad Poore

31

Davis, CA

37:56

37

15

Charlie Serrano

30

San Mateo, CA

37:59

366



Top American Woman

Place

Name

Age

Hometown

Time

Bib #

1

Magdalena Lewy-Boulet

36

Oakland, CA

41:40

3



Top American Man

Place

Name

Age

Hometown

Time

Bib #

1

Scotty Bauhs

24

Mammoth Lakes, CA

35:55

27



Top Bay Area Woman

Place

Name

Age

Hometown

Time

Bib #

1

Magdalena Lewy-Boulet

36

Oakland, CA

41:40

40



Top Bay Area Man

Place

Name

Age

Hometown

Time

Bib #

1

Charlie Serrano

30

San Mateo, CA

37:59

366



First Woman to Reach the Top of Hayes Street Hill

Place

Name

Age

Hometown

Time

Bib #

 

Emily Chebet

24

Kenya

 

2



First Man to Reach the Top of Hayes Street Hill

Place

Name

Age

Hometown

Time

Bib #

 

Sammy Kitwara

23

Kenya

 

21



Men's \"Human Centipede\"

Name

Time

LinkedIn Centipede

37:58

Asics Aggies Men

38:39

PamaKids Centipede

52:22



Women's \"Human Centipede\"

Name

Time

Asics Aggies Women

48:44

Impalas

50:16


For more information on ING Bay to Breakers, please visit www.ingbaytobreakers.com.

Photos from the 99th Annual ING Bay to Breakers will be uploaded to: www.flickr.com/photos/ingbaytobreakers

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A Race for Good

ING Bay to Breakers 12K is proud to support numerous beneficiaries in the Bay Area, including the ING Run for Something Better a national campaign that funds free, school-based running programs and introduces kids to the benefits of physical fitness and healthy lifestyle choices; Breathe California, which works to reduce the impact of lung disease through prevention, education, advocacy and patient services; and other local organizations. Additionally, race registration fees help support local San Francisco high school sports.

About ING Bay to Breakers 12K

Celebrating its 99th year, the ING Bay to Breakers 12K is one of the world's largest and oldest footraces, held annually in San Francisco, Calif. The name reflects the traditional course which takes tens of thousands of participants from the northeast end of the downtown area near the Embarcadero (the \"bay\" side of the city) to the west end of the city and the \"breakers\" of Ocean Beach. The 7.46 mile (12 kilometer) race features world-class athletes in addition to costumed runners and 'fun-loving' folks out for a great day of running and walking through San Francisco. For more information, visit www.ingbaytobreakers.com.

About ING

ING is a global financial institution of Dutch origin offering banking, investments, life insurance and retirement services to over 85 million residential, corporate and institutional clients in more than 40 countries. With a diverse workforce of about 110,000 people, ING comprises a broad spectrum of prominent companies that increasingly serve their clients under the ING brand. In the U.S., the ING family of companies offers a comprehensive array of financial services to retail and institutional clients, which includes life insurance, retirement plans, mutual funds, managed accounts, alternative investments, direct banking, institutional investment management, 3 annuities, employee benefits, financial planning, and reinsurance. ING holds top-tier rankings in key U.S. markets and serves over 14 million customers across the nation. For more information, visit www.ing.com.

ING Bay to Breakers 12K 2010 Sponsors

ING Bay to Breakers 12K 2010 sponsors to date include title sponsor ING, Big 5, Volkswagen, Hyatt Regency San Francisco, SALONPAS, Crystal Geyser, STAR 101.3, 103.7 The Band, KRON 4, The San Francisco Examiner, active.com, AEG, 106 KMEL, Wild 94.9, Green 960AM, Competitor.com, Barefoot Wine & Bubbly, Michelob Ultra, Breathe California, Orange Laces, Yelp, LinkedIn, and Shakers Vodka.

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