Berkeley holds first-ever half-marathon Sunday morning

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Competitors race beside Interstate 80 during the Berkeley Half Marathon, the first held in the city. About 8,000 took part in the race, which began Downtown and ended at Golden Gate Fields.

Lark Ryan, the race’s marketing and outreach coordinator, said the course depended on the permits they were able to settle with the city. She said that she hopes to cooperate with the city to get better permits and, consequently, a better course for possible future races.
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