Penises bounce on
San Francisco runners!
nude runner was overjoyed when he saw my camera
(An increasing number of nude
runners risk it without the formal support of
A great time is had by all --
as you can see from the look on the face of the
happy runner above!
No one says so publicy
but this nudity is one of the main reasons why this
race is so popular. So check out our photos!
Reported sweatily by
Once again thousands upon
thousands of men, women, and other living beings
put on their running shoes and headed for the
streets of San Francisco for the world's largest
footrace. And a couple hundred of them didn't wear
Yes, one of the ways this race
keeps itself so popular is to permit men and women
to run it (or walk it) naked! Rules state that nude
runners are not officially
permitted, but they have been tolerated for the
past several years.
We actually walked the entire
race in 1998 (nude, of course), and walked most of
it in 1999. In 2000, we forgot about it entirely
(honest!), and in 2001 we set up a contraption in
the trunk of a rental car to catch as many of the
runners as we could as they ran by.
The majority of the nude
runners do their thing with the cooperation of a
wonderful volunteer operation called WANR -- the
Western Association for Nude Recreation. They
arrange an unobtrusive operation called "Bare to
Breakers", which encourages the nude aspects.