The Make blog listed the Juicebox, a cute little embedded microcontroller board based upon the Atmel AVR chips. Pretty neat.
Well, I'm back from the Bay to Breakers. Carmen and I mostly walked the course at a fairly brisk pace, we completed in about 2h 15m. I snapped some pictures, and got a GPS track of the parade route. Expect an update after I've rested up a bit.