SOURCE: ING Bay to Breakers 12K

March 12, 2007 16:34 ET

"The Insider" and "Entertainment Tonight's" Victoria Recaño Set as Grand Marshall for 2007 ING Bay to Breakers 12K Sunday, May 20, 2007 at 8:00 am

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- March 12, 2007 -- Victoria Recaño, from television's "The Insider" and "Entertainment Tonight," will lead the pack as the Grand Marshall for the 2007 ING Bay to Breakers 12K, on Sunday, May 20, 2007. To run alongside this Emmy Award-winning reporter and thousands of other runners, walkers and zany costumed partiers, participants can register now at www.ingbaytobreakers.com.

"We're thrilled to have Victoria Recaño as this year's Grand Marshall," said Angela Fang, general manager of ING Bay to Breakers. "She brings Hollywood glamour, tremendous energy and tons of inspiration to this exclusive only-in-San Francisco event."

Two-time Emmy Award winner Victoria Recaño dazzles television viewers every night as the charismatic correspondent alongside Pat O'Brien on "The Insider" and "Entertainment Tonight." Each night, she gives viewers a behind-the-scenes peek at the latest entertainment headline news.

Victoria began her career while a young girl growing up in St. Louis, mastering the "triple threat" -- dancing, singing and playing piano. While still in high school, she performed and reported on local television, eventually winning two Emmys for "News at Nine" and "The Disney Afternoon Show."

After graduating from Loyola University in Chicago, Victoria moved to the San Francisco Bay Area, and worked as an anchor and reporter for TechTV and KNTV, the NBC affiliate. She joined "Inside Edition" in New York in 2002.

ING Bay to Breakers 12K is one of the world's largest footraces and a world-famous annual celebration of San Francisco's spirit, enthusiasm, and determination as runners of all ages, backgrounds and levels of athletic ability strive to achieve their personal goals and bests. Early registration for the race is now open at www.ingbaytobreakers.com. For additional race information, call 415-359-2800 or email info@ingbaytobreakers.com.

ABOUT THE ING BAY TO BREAKERS 12K

From the first race in 1912, with 122 serious runners, to last year's race with 60,000 runners, walkers, movers and shakers, ING Bay to Breakers 12K has become one of the world's largest and best known footraces.

Media, please note: Photographs and b-roll of both Victoria Recaño and the ING Bay to Breakers 12K race are available through Missy Cohan, Landis Communications Inc., at 415-359-2301 or missy@landispr.com.

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