Life Time Athletic Events Welcomes Spring with Magellan Development Chicago
Spring Half Marathon, 10K and Junior Dash May 19
Registration now open and includes post-race picnic breakfast
Event supports Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute
-- April 29, 2013
Life Time Fitness (NYSE: LTM):
Life Time Athletic Events, the premier endurance events
division of Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company^SM
(NYSE:LTM) announces the Magellan Development Chicago
Spring Half Marathon and 10K will take place at the park
WHAT: at Lakeshore East on May 19, 2013. The event kicks-off
with the start of the half marathon race followed by the
start of the 10K and lastly, the Junior Dash for children
ages 2-12. Award ceremonies for the 10K and half marathon
will take place following each race. Each Junior Dash
participant will receive a finisher ribbon.
A complimentary, catered post-race picnic and celebration
for all participants, volunteers and spectators will take
place following the events. The post-race event will also
include a new interactive race day experience and a
do-it-yourself flower and garden station. Local lawn and
garden expert Will Haverkamp will be on-hand to educate
and entertain our green thumb runners on summer gardening.
Participants will grab a pot, select from a variety of
seeds, pack soil, add water and carry home a very unique
All registrants of the Magellan Development Chicago Spring
Half Marathon and 10K are welcome to make an additional
monetary donation to the event’s official charitable
partner, The Northwestern Brain Tumor Institute.
WHEN/WHERE: Magellan Development Chicago Spring Half Marathon
Park at Lakeshore East
400 E. South Water
Chicago, IL 60601
Sunday, May 19, 2013
7:00 a.m. Half Marathon Race Starts
7:30 a.m. 10K Race Starts
8:30 a.m. Picnic Opens
8:30 a.m. 10K Awards
9:00 a.m. Junior Dash
9:30 a.m. Half Marathon Awards
Both the Half Marathon and 10K events will start just
steps away from the Lake Michigan waterfront alongside the
Chicago River, taking runners south along Chicago’s scenic
COURSE DETAILS: lakefront path. The one loop half marathon and 10K courses
continue through the City’s historic museum campus,
alongside Soldier Field with a finish at The Park at
Lakeshore East where runners will celebrate their
achievements at the post-race picnic.
The Junior Dash will also take place at The Park at
Lakeshore East. The race will be staged in the following
age group heats:
-- 2-4 years - 50 yards
-- 5-6 years - 1/4 mile
-- 7-12 years - 1/2 mile
For a course map, please contact Lauren Flinn at
REGISTRATION: Participants may register online at chicagospringhalf.com.
-- Half Marathon registration: $80
-- 10K registration: $65
-- Junior Dash: $15 ($20 day of race)
All media must obtain onsite event credentials by
CONTACT: contacting Lauren Flinn at firstname.lastname@example.org, or
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 April 29, 2013, the Company operated 105 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.
About Magellan Development
Since its inception in 1996 Magellan has evolved as one of the most prolific
and highly respected developers of large-scale mixed-use properties in
Chicago. Magellan’s expertise spans the interrelated fields of real estate
design, development, development consultation, architecture, leasing, sales
and marketing. This strong combination enables Magellan to manage the entire
development process from conception to completion. Magellan’s principal
project, the award-winning 28-acre Lakeshore East, is halfway completed and
already home to thousands. When completed the ‘village in the heart of the
city’ will include 4,950 residences, 2.5 million square feet of gross
commercial space, 1,500 hotel rooms and a planned elementary school
surrounding a magnificent 6-acre botanical park.
Life Time Fitness, Inc.
Lauren Flinn, 952-229-7776
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