Life Time Athletic Events Welcomes Spring with Magellan Development Chicago Spring Half Marathon, 10K and Junior Dash May 19

  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

Business Wire

-- 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
                    race souvenir.
                    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
                    -- 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, or

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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
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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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