Bay Area recreational runners started the day off right with 21,000 runners taking to the streets of downtown San Jose. Some with the purpose of setting a new personal best, while others admitted they were merely making room for calories they planned to consume at Thanksgiving feasts later in the day.
Diego Estrada (2nd place)–American citizen for less than 1 week. Estrada says the purpose of today was to give his family a show today.
Jackie Areson (1st Place)— unofficially 16:02, Jackie says she tried to think of it as her weekly tempo run. The former Tennessee standout wishes her family a Happy Thanksgiving and gives a couple words of advice to the recreational runners out there.