The SkirtChaser 5K is a race with a twist: women runners get a three-minute head start on the menfolk, who must then sprint to catch up to the pack (athletic skirts are optional, but encouraged pick one up along with your registration fees). Part of a series of races held nationwide (the Bay Area version benefits Chances for Children), SkirtChaser offers a grand prize of $500 to the first finisher (male or female), and additional bonus goodies, like free sunglasses to the first couple who cross the line together. There's also a post-dash fashion show and live entertainment segment, complete with dating games. (Hsu)
2 p.m. (women's start); 2:03 p.m. (men's start), $35$85
Golden Gate Park, Music Pavilion,
36th Ave. at Fulton, SF
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