Bay To Breakers Results 2012: Top Finishers And Recap

The 2012 Zazzle Bay to Breakers has finally come and gone. Another year, another day of nonstop, raucous revelry. Great fun was had, but there were also plenty of serious runners taking part in the 12K run from one end of San Francisco to the other.

Mamitu Daska of Ethiopia was the women's winner, posting a time of 39:02.4. In the men's finishers, Sammy Kitwara of Kenya posted the top time of 34:40.5. Daska was the first runner to cross the finish line, however, taking home the overall prize of $25,000. Daska also picked up another $12,000 for being the first woman to reach the Hayes Street peak. Kitwara will head home with $12,000 of his own in bonuses.

Here are the top 10 overall finishers:

Rank Name Bib Time Pace Hometown Division Div Rank
1 Sammy Kitwara 21 00:34:42 04:40 Kenya M Elite 1
2 Allan Kiprono 23 00:34:49 04:41 Kenya M Elite 2
3 Direba Merga 24 00:35:44 04:48 Ethiopia M Elite 3
4 Lani Kiplagat 26 00:35:46 04:48 Kenya M Elite 4
5 Tesfaye Sendeku 25 00:35:54 04:49 Ethiopia M Elite 5
6 Meb Keflezighi 22 00:36:18 04:53 Mammoth Lakes, CA M Elite 6
7 Brian Harvey 29 00:36:41 04:56 Brighton, MA M Elite 7
8 Steve Murdock 27 00:36:45 04:56 San Diego, CA M Elite 8
9 Mamitu Daska 1 00:39:03 05:15 Ethiopia F Elite 1
10 Brad Poore 33 00:39:10 05:16 Auburn, CA M Elite 11

To find the top performance by class or to check your own performance by your bib number, check out B2B's official results page.

For all news and information about Bay to Breakers, please stay tuned to updates in this StoryStream. Also please feel free to visit SB Nation's running blog, Stride Nation.

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