Life Time Athleta Esprit de She Race Series Hosts Women's Only 5K and 10K on July 18 in Chicago. Registration Still Open

  Life Time Athleta Esprit de She Race Series Hosts Women's Only 5K and 10K on
  July 18 in Chicago. Registration Still Open

All-women’s event inspires, motivates and celebrates at Lincoln Park; Features
             post-race rendezvous including champagne bubbly bar

Business Wire

-- July 17, 2013

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

                On Thursday, July 18 Life Time Athleta Esprit de She, the
WHAT:           nation’s premiere athletic event series designed exclusively
                for women, will host a 5K and 10K at Lincoln Park along the
                shores of beautiful Lake Michigan.
                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
WHEN:           July 16
                5 p.m. – 7 p.m. Registration and packet pickup at the Athleta
                store on Southport
                July 17
                10 a.m. – 12 p.m. Registration and packet pickup at the
                Athleta store on Southport
                July 18 EVENT DAY
                3 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Day-of registration and packet pickup
                7 p.m. Race begins
                7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Post-race rendezvous and night market
                July 19
                6 p.m. – 8 p.m. A Toast to You at the Athleta store on
                Southport. Celebrate your race with family and friends at this
                special event featuring mini-massages and cool refreshments.
WHERE:          Lincoln Park
                2045 N. Lincoln Park West, Chicago, IL 60614
                Both the 5K and 10K courses begin north of West Fullerton
                Parkway near Diversey Harbor and finish at the Diversey Yacht
                Club. For full course descriptions and course maps, visit
REGISTRATION:   Registration is still open at Participants
                can choose either the 5K or 10K.

Visuals include course tours at Lincoln Park, visuals of female participants
in the 5K and 10K 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 Chicago 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

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

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,, 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.


Life Time Fitness, Inc.
Lauren Flinn, 952-229-7776
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