Run with the Bus!
Join Motion Starved for… Run with the Bus 2013!
We’re gearing up and it’s gonna be even better this year!
Do you have what it takes to beat the bus?
July 17, 2013 – 6:15 pm @ Cervantes & Fillmore
Here’s how it works: We meet at Cervantes & Fillmore. When the bus sputters up at 6:30 (or so), we launch. If you’re a Masters Racer (45+), pushing a stroller or a little dog, you get to run. If you’re under 45, you’ll have a special challenge waiting for you this year.
Racers will follow the Muni route and obay traffic rules just like the bus! No running stop signs, lights or people over on the sidewalk! The finish line is at Fillmore & Clay. Right in front of Evolution Fresh. After the race we’ll cross the street and celebrate at the Athleta store with snacks and awards.
This is a casual, FREE event in the interest of fun and fitness, never a comment on Muni service. Runners, walkers, dogs, strollers, everyone is welcome!
Prizes to those who reach the top of The Hill first as well as top finishers. Categories include: Bus, Masters, General, Stroller & Doggie!
To register, visit our link on Facebook & let us know you’re coming! Or, contact Kelley@motionstarved.com.
We did it! We Ran with the Bus! And we crushed it!
Hope to see you all again next year!
Click here for your Official Run with the Bus Race Report!
Why go all the way to Pamplona Spain to run with ornery beasts when you can Run with the Bus here?
Hello Bus Racers!
Let me start by saying, we at Motion Starved are very excited that so many of you will be joining us for Run with the Bus this season! It looks like we’ll have quite an impressive field of racers this time. So… Thank you in advance for your support!
On that note, it’s important to mention that this is an event designed show folks that exercise can be lots of fun and to bring out the kid in all of us. It’s an excuse to run up a hill and act a little nutty, in no way is it meant to be a comment on Muni service. In fact, we hope that Muni will take this challenge in stride and play along with us.
As noted, there will be prizes for the first few to reach the top of the hill as well as finisher prizes (even if the bus gets there first). I should also mention that just like the bus, all “racers” are expected to obey the rules of the road (stop and wait at the light!) and exhibit acceptable sidewalk etiquette (no knocking into people please).
If the Muni Schedule proves accurate, there should be a 22 Fillmore arriving at Cervantes and Fillmore at about 6:30 pm (last year it was late). When the bus leaves the bus stop we’re off and running, so be ready. Since the course is only about 1 mile long and goes up hill pretty fast I suggest you warm up before the start. I will be leading a short warm up starting at 6:25 please attend if you’re able.
Lastly, don’t forget you’ll need to get home after the race. Unfortunately Motion Starved is not able to provide transportation back to the start so you’ll need to bring bus fare or run/walk back.
AND… don’t forget, after you cross the finish line head over to Athleta on Fillmore where we’ll have our award ceremony and be showered with recovery snacks (no dried-up Costco carrots here) courtesy of our friends at Athleta.
I think that about covers it. Grease up your fast legs and I’ll see you tomorrow… If you have any questions, comment here or Facebook me.
ARE YOU BRAVE ENOUGH…?
Join Motion Starved and Athleta on Fillmore Street
as we race the 22 Fillmore Muni Bus from the Marina Green to the Athleta Store on Fillmore (at Clay).
We’ll be awarding KOM (King of the Mountain) prizes to the first man, women, stroller or bus to reach the top of the Fillmore Hill, as well as overall top finishers.
Post-race, we’ll celebrate at the Athleta store with snacks, hydration & stylish prizes!
Runners, walkers, everyone is welcome!
Meet at Cervantes & Fillmore no later than 6:15 pm, Wednesday, July 11th.
According to Muni, a 22 Fillmore will depart this location at approximately 6:30 pm.
Don’t miss the bus!
To let us know you’re coming please register on our Facebook page, this is a FREE event.