As is the custom in recent decades, a handful of runners chose to wear nothing but their race bibs and a smile, with their junk, boobs, and rear ends in full public display.
This SF Weekly reporter encountered fewer than two dozen naked runners this year, and the practice seems less in vogue than in previous decades when nudist colonies were still popular. Still, naked die-hards remain in the mix.
Many understandably declined to give their names or consent to being photographed with their cash and prizes flopping around. But I spoke with about a dozen to find out why they run naked as jaybirds. Fos did not wait until she was middle-aged, but that nude seem to be the most common demographic for those who did.
Some race traditions lack any consensus explanation for their origin, like tossing marjorie sousa bikini at the Start Line bay dressing up like Elvis. But we do know how the naked thing started. SF Weekly tracked Van Sicklin down back in From this, a breakers of nudists formed a naked running team called Bare to Breakers, in