Press 2 for Oops: Callers Complaining About S.F. Marathon Misdirected To Sex Hotline

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Runners on June 16, 2013 in San Francisco, California.

Phone sex hotlines apparently still exist, much to the chagrin of San Franciscans.

Residents were awakened at 5:30 a.m. on Sunday in San Francisco, when the Nike Marathon for women kicked off with music blaring over loudspeakers among crowds of people cheering on runners.

But instead of filing complaints to the city’s 311 hotline, locals were told to call Nike’s line at 1 (800) RUN-NIKE. Except the actual Nike hotline is 1 (866) RUN-NIKE and the former instead connected angry callers to a phone sex line on that very early morning, the Associated Press reports.

No word on how the mixup occurred, but the San Francisco¬†Gate¬†pointed out 311 was still giving out the wrong number Monday afternoon. We’re sure Candi would be happy to listen to your complaints for $1.99 a minute, though.