Life Time Athleta Esprit de She Race Series Debuts in California on Aug. 1 with 5K Run. Registration Still Open

  Life Time Athleta Esprit de She Race Series Debuts in California on Aug. 1
  with 5K Run. Registration Still Open

 All-women’s event inspires, motivates and celebrates in Palo Alto; Features
             post-race rendezvous including champagne bubbly bar

Business Wire

-- July 11, 2013

Life Time Fitness, Inc. (NYSE:LTM):

               
                  On Thursday, Aug. 1 Life Time Athleta Esprit de She, the
WHAT:             nation’s premier athletic event series designed exclusively
                  for women, will host a 5K at Baylands Nature Preserve in
                  Palo Alto.
                  
                  Athleta Esprit de She features a signature post-race
                  rendezvous complete with champagne bubbly bar, tasty tapas
                  and community market showcasing fresh produce, local
                  artisans, creative projects and more. To complement the fun
                  race experience, participants will receive a custom
                  designed, tri-blend lifestyle tank as well as a stylishly
                  functional race bag to use while shopping the post-race
                  night market!
                  
                  Athleta Esprit de She has also partnered with Girls on the
                  Run. Race participants have the opportunity to make a
                  donation to Girls on the Run in one of three ways: 1) donate
                  now, 2) donate as part of the registration process, or 3)
                  become a "SoleMate" for your local council.
                  
                  To see highlights from past Esprit de She events visit
                  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yBeemyxGd_c&noredirect=1.
                  
WHEN:             July 14
                  6:30 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. Race Smart. Look the Part. Join our
                  Performance Stylists at the Athleta Store in Town & Country
                  Village to receive performance outfitting tips and enter to
                  win a new Athleta outfit for race day.
                  
                  July 22 and July 30
                  10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Registration and packet pickup at the
                  Athleta store in Town & Country Village
                  
                  July 23
                  11 a.m. – 1 p.m. Registration and packet pickup at the
                  Athleta store in Town & Country Village
                  
                  July 31
                  12 p.m. – 2 p.m. Packet pickup at the Athleta store in Town
                  & Country Village
                  
                  August 1 EVENT DAY
                  4:15 p.m. – 6 p.m. Day-of registration and packet pickup at
                  race site
                  4:15 p.m. – 9 p.m. Night market open
                  6:10 p.m. Opening ceremonies
                  6:15 p.m. Race begins
                  6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Post-race rendezvous
                  
                  August 2
                  2 p.m. – 4 p.m. A Toast to You at the Athleta store in Town
                  & Country Village. Celebrate your race with family and
                  friends at this special event featuring mini-massages and
                  cool refreshments.
                  
                  August 8
                  7 p.m. – 9 p.m. A Toast to You at the Athleta store in Town
                  & Country Village. Celebrate your race with family and
                  friends at this special event featuring mini-massages and
                  cool refreshments.
                  
WHERE:            Baylands Athletic Center
                  1900 Geng Road, Palo Alto, CA 94303
                  
                  The Athleta Esprit de She Palo Alto 5K Run is the last event
                  to be hosted at the Baylands Nature Preserve before it
                  closes to undergo two years of renovations. The event starts
                  and finishes at the trailhead to the nature preserve. For
                  full course descriptions and course maps, visit
                  espritdeshe.com.
                  
REGISTRATION:     Registration is still open at EspritdeShe.com.
                  

VISUALS/INTERVIEWS:
Visuals include course tours at Baylands Nature Preserve, visuals of female
participants in the 5K races, post-race rendezvous and market including bubbly
bar, beauty bar, tasty tapas, music and local vendors. Interviews can be
arranged with Esprit de She National Brand Manger Lindsey Kurhajetz, the local
race director, as well as local Palo Alto participants.

 * MEDIA NOTE: For on-site media credentials, please contact Lauren Flinn at
         952.229.7776 (office) or 919.302.3789 (cell) or by email at
                         lflinn@lifetimefitness.com.

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 9, 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 lifetimefitness.com.

About Athleta
Athleta is a premium fitness and lifestyle brand for women, outfitting female
athletes in the ultimate performance apparel for every athletic pursuit, from
yoga and pilates to running, swimming and biking and everything in between.
Athleta’s mission is to celebrate and inspire women athletes of all levels
while delivering beautiful, high-quality, performance products designed by
female athletes for female athletes. Athleta sells its products through stores
nationwide, its website, www.athleta.com, and in its catalog. Headquartered in
Petaluma, CA, Athleta was acquired by Gap Inc. (NYSE: GPS) in September 2008
and is part of the Growth, Innovation & Digital division.

Contact:

Life Time Fitness, Inc.
Lauren Flinn, 952-229-7776
lflinn@lifetimefitness.com
 
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