Life Time Athletic Events Prepares for Jam Packed July Minneapolis Event Schedule

  Life Time Athletic Events Prepares for Jam Packed July Minneapolis Event

   July events include Life Time Tri Minneapolis, Torchlight 5K and Athleta
                                Esprit de She

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CHANHASSEN, Minn. -- July 2, 2013

Whether you are a seasoned triathlete, preparing to participate in your first
5K, or new to athletic events overall, Life Time Athletic Events, the premier
endurance event division of Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life
Company^SM(NYSE:LTM), has an event for every fitness ability (or level) this

July 13: Life Time Tri Minneapolis
Thousands of professional and amateur triathletes will descend upon
Minneapolis on Saturday, July 13 to compete in the 2013Life Time Tri
Minneapolisat beautiful Lake Nokomis.The event, presented by Toyota, is also
the first event in the Toyota Triple Crown Series that will award $50,000 and
the coveted Toyota Cup to the top professional female or male triathlete
competing in all three Toyota Triple Crown events.Life Time Tri Minneapolis
isn’t just for the pros though. The event includes a Sprint and International
distance as well as a relay component for those who would rather showcase
their swim, bike or run skills alongside a team. In addition, the North
American Junior Triathlon Invitational will take place where children ages
12-17 will compete with teams from Canada and the United States for individual
and group awards. Junior participants will swim 0.25 miles, bike 15.0 miles
and run 3.1 miles.

Event Details:

Pro Start 7 a.m.
Lake Nokomis, 4955 West Lake Nokomis Pkwy, Minneapolis, MN 55417

  *Swim start—Minneapolis’ Lake Nokomis starting and beginning on the
    northwest side of the lake.
  *Bike—Navigates along the iconic Mississippi River and “City of Lakes”
    before returning to the Lake Nokomis transition area.
  *Run—Around Minneapolis’ Lake Nokomis to the cheers of thousands of

July 14: Kids Tri Plymouth
Hot off the heels of Life Time Tri Minneapolis, the Kids Tri Plymouth promotes
fitness and improves children's self confidence as they cross the finish line
on their own. Young athletes will swim, bike and run in this 3-event race and
each young triathlete will receive his/her own race T-shirt, swim cap, race
number and finisher medal. Registration for Kids Tri Plymouth is sold out but
spectators are encouraged to cheer on participating kids.

Event Details:

Wave Start 8:30 a.m.
Life Time Fitness Plymouth, 3600 Plymouth Boulevard, Plymouth, MN 55446

July 17: Torchlight 5K
Whether you are a dedicated runner or just someone who jogs from the couch to
the fridge, the Torchlight 5K is a fun run for everyone. On July 17, this
evening event features a lively post-work atmosphere and a legendary post-race
party on the Minneapolis Riverfront, near St. Anthony Main including musical
entertainment and complimentary refreshments. The Minneapolis Torchlight 5K
fun run will provide participants with a first-hand tour of Aquatennial's
CenterPoint Energy Torchlight Parade route in front of thousands of spectators
and takes runners down Hennepin Avenue, along the Mississippi River and across
the Stone Arch Bridge.

Event Details:

5K Start 7:30 p.m.
Corner of Hennepin Ave & 16^thStreet North near the historic Basilica of
Saint Mary

July 25: Life Time Athleta Esprit de She at 50^th & France Ladies Night Out
The Life Time Athleta Esprit de She – The Spirit of Her Race Series will make
its Minnesota debut as the featured kick off to the annual Ladies Night Out,
hosted by the 50^th& France Business Association. Happy hour begins with a
timed 5K run and ends with a post-race night market of festive proportions.
Salute your success with a drink at the champagne bubbly bar and enjoy tasty
tapas and tunes while enjoying the shopping discounts from participating Edina
businesses. Participating ladies will receive “fashionable freebies” including
a custom designed lifestyle tank along with a stylishly functional race bag to
use while shopping the deals at Ladies Night Out.

Event Details:

5K Start 6:30 p.m.
West 51^st Street and Halifax Avenue South in Edina and Minneapolis
4 p.m. – 9p.m. 50^th& France Ladies Night Out and night market open

To learn more about Life Time Athletic Events or to register for one of the
more than 100 events, visit Life Time Athletic Events
can be found on Twitter by following @lifetimefitness and by liking the Life
Time Athletic Events 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 July 2, 2013, the Company operated 106 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


Life Time Fitness
Lauren Flinn, 952-229-7776
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