Ethiopian Tolossa Gedefa Fufi wins menÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s field in debut Bay to Breakers run
San Francisco, CA – An up-and-coming runner from Ethiopia conquered his first Bay to Breakers and Olympian Ryan Hall placed as high as any American since 1986.
Tolossa Gedefa Fufi, 23, won the menÃ¢â‚¬â„¢s field in the 102nd Craigslist Bay to Breakers on Sunday, finishing the 12-kilometer race through the heart of The City in 35 minutes 1 second. Hall finished in second place 39 seconds later.
Like Gedefa Fufi, Hall was competing in his first-ever Bay to Breakers and his runner-up finish was the highest placement by an American since Ed Eyestone won the race 27 years ago.
Ã¢â‚¬Å“IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d love to come back here and take another swing at this after running it once,Ã¢â‚¬Â Hall said. Ã¢â‚¬Å“IÃ¢â‚¬â„¢d love to come back and try to win it.Ã¢â‚¬Â
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