The Valentine’s Chase Begins with Skirt Sports Skirt Chaser 5k Tempe

January 10th, 2012

Event Offers Racing, Flirting and Entertainment Saturday, Feb. 11 at Tempe Beach Park

Tempe, Ariz. (Jan. 10, 2012)Skirt Sports, inventor of the original fitness skirt and one of the nation’s leading women’s fitness apparel brands, is excited to announce the return of the Skirt Chaser 5k Race Series to Tempe, Ariz., on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2012, at Tempe Beach Park.  True to its name, the race will begin with an all-women’s start, followed by a men’s “skirt chaser” start three minutes later. The race concludes with a three-hour long block party to celebrate the event.

“This is a race unlike any other, and definitely a fun, sexy, healthy way to celebrate Valentine’s Day,” said Nicole DeBoom, Skirt Sports CEO and Founder.  “The Skirt Chaser 5k Race Series brings both women and men together to celebrate fitness and socialize in an atmosphere that is welcoming, encouraging and fun. Hosting the race the weekend before Valentine’s Day is a great way to get in the spirit with your honey, or to meet a new someone special in time for the big day!”

True to the unique flair of Skirt Sports, the 5k run is followed by a block party with two free drinks per registrant provided by Four Peaks Brewing Company, flirty games, a live rock band and fashion show sponsored by Skirt Sports. Skirt Sports products, sold at over 600 stores across the country, among them Sole Sports Tempe (1006 East Warner Rd.), Sole Sports Scottsdale (6941 North Hayden Rd.) and Sole Sports Glendale (18583 North 59th Ave.‪), will be available at the block party as well as a variety of products from other community sponsors involved in the race. Admission to the block party is included with each entry.

Race packages include exclusive product from Skirt Sports, such as the Gym Girl Ultra Skirt for women and Skirt Chaser Tee for men. Registration for the Skirt Chaser 5k can be found online at, along with details of pre-race and race day events. Entries are limited, so early registration is encouraged. Non-runners can join in the fun with a $15 entrance fee to the block party.

Proceeds from the event benefit Chances for Children—Arizona.

Volunteers are welcomed; contact for more information.  Red Rock is the local production company for the race.

The 2012 Skirt Chaser 5k Race sponsors include Four Peaks Brewing Company and Sole Sports.


Skirt Sports is a women’s fitness apparel brand designed for runners, cyclists, triathletes, tennis players, golfers, walkers and everyday fashionistas who want to add some extra inspiration, style
and fun to their daily workouts and lives. Based in Boulder, Colo., Skirt Sports was launched in 2004 by professional triathlete Nicole DeBoom. In fact, Nicole created the first‐ever women’s athletic skirt and became an Ironman champion wearing a home‐sewn prototype. For more information about Skirt Sports products, retailers or the Skirt Chaser 5k, please visit Skirt Sports – Convert to Skirt.

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The Valentine’s Chase Begins with Skirt Sports Skirt Chaser 5k Tempe

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