"In 2013, we saw thousands of influential and inspirational women across the country challenge themselves, cross the finish line and celebrate their strength at Athleta Esprit de She events"
CHANHASSEN, Minn.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fresh off its inaugural year, Athleta Esprit de She – The Spirit of Her Race Series unveiled featured events within the 2014 event schedule. Designed exclusively for women and produced by Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company (NYSE:LTM), the 2014 series opens with 13 events spanning seven states and 12 cities and features fitness-inspired ‘happy hour’ 5k/10k runs, triathlons, duathlons and cycle tours for every pace and passion. Event information, including registration, is available at Espritdeshe.com.
“In 2013, we saw thousands of influential and inspirational women across the country challenge themselves, cross the finish line and celebrate their strength at Athleta Esprit de She events,” says Lindsey Kurhajetz, Athleta Esprit de She brand director. “In 2014, we look forward to celebrating our Founding Finishers and welcoming new athletes seeking to achieve their best through fitness.”
Athleta Esprit de She events offer enriching pre-race individual and group training programs and post-race community markets where participants can salute success with a drink at the signature Bubbly Bar and enjoy the open air Beauty Bar among other exciting experiences.
The 2014 schedule opens with 13 events:
- Tempe, Ariz. Triathlon & Duathlon – May 4
- Katy, TX 5K/10K Run – May 8
- Lakeville, Minn. Duathlon – May 18
- Naperville, Ill. Triathlon – June 8
- Cary, N.C. 5K/10K Run – June 26
- 50th & France, Minn. 5K Run – July 17
- Chicago, Ill. 5K/10K Run – July 24
- Austin, TX Cycle Tour – Sept. 13
- Maple Grove, Minn. 5K/10K Run – Sept. 18
- Tempe, Ariz. 5K/10K Run – Oct. 2
- San Diego, Calif. Triathlon & Duathlon – Oct. 19
- Dallas, TX Duathlon – Oct. 25
- Atlanta, Ga. 5K/10K Run – Nov. 6
In 2013, nearly 15,000 women across the country participated in The Spirit of Her Race Series and ran more than 21,000 total miles within the Athleta Esprit de She run events.
To RSVP for a 2014 Athleta Esprit de She event, visit www.espritdeshe.com, the official website of The Spirit of Her Race Series. Early registrants will receive the benefits of lowest pricing, custom race bibs, and a limited edition tank top (valued at $20) if registered by Dec. 31. For those registering for an Athleta Esprit de She Triathlon, Duathlon or Cycle Tour event, the first 250 registrants will receive a $20 Moxie Cycling gift certificate. Athleta Esprit de She can be found on Twitter by following @EspritdeShe and on Facebook by liking the Esprit de She Facebook page.
About Life Time Fitness, Inc.
As The Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM) helps organizations, communities and individuals achieve their total health objectives, athletic aspirations and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest – or discovering new passions – both inside and outside of Life Time’s distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations, most of which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Company’s Healthy Way of Life approach enables customers to achieve this by providing the best programs, people and places of uncompromising quality and value. As of Nov. 11, 2013, the Company operated 108 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC® brands in the United States and Canada. Additional information about Life Time centers, programs and services is available at lifetimefitness.com.