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Worth the Drive
Our daily look at nearby getaways
Monday, May 5, 2014 at 3:57 PM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

That Zany Run: Bay to Breakers

That Zany Run: Bay to Breakers

San Francisco's Bay to Breakers trots from water to water, wackily. Read »

Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 8:13 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Costumes Ahoy: San Francisco's Lively Bay to Breakers Run

Costumes Ahoy: San Francisco's Lively Bay to Breakers Run

It's strange, it's healthy, it's beloved, it's San Francisco. Read »

Tuesday, Apr 3, 2012 at 10:46 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Bay to Breakers on Approach

Bay to Breakers on Approach

Haven't registered yet for San Francisco's famously outlandish race? It's coming up. Read »

Monday, May 9, 2011 at 9:21 AM
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By Alysia Gray Painter

Zazzle Bay to Breakers 12K

Zazzle Bay to Breakers 12K

Costumes, history, razzmatazz, and running combine in a beloved San Francisco tradition. Read »

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A good time is just a short drive away, and Worth the Drive points you in the right direction. It's a daily look at nearby getaways, festivals and sweet deals.
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ALYSIA GRAY PAINTER Alysia Gray Painter has blogged for NBCLA.com since October 2008, covering Los Angeles go-outs, restaurants, museums, hotels, as well as nearby Worth the Drive destinations. She served as the West Coast Managing Editor for AOL CityGuide, as well as the Los Angeles editor; she has also written for Bark magazine, McSweeney's, Modern Humorist, and PBS programs and publications.