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Triathlon Naperville Esprit de She

Naperville, Illinois

June 14, 2015

Experience the evolution of a series. Staying true to the spirit of her, the Esprit de She Naperville Triathlon was born out of the successful SheROX Triathlon previously held in Naperville. Hosted at Centennial Beach, a site of summer fun that has charmed swimmers, sunbathers and picnickers for over seventy-five years, you will be swept off your feet as you enjoy a calm swim and beautiful scenery along the Riverwalk Park run course.

Once you reach the finish, the Esprit de She signature post-race rendezvous awaits! Celebrate your success and enjoy tasty tapas and energetic tunes while browsing our bustling, community market showcasing fresh produce, local artisans, creative projects and more!

Register and receive great gifts.

Be the envy of your friends with great gifts from Esprit de She! To compliment the fun race experience you’re about to enjoy, look forward to receiving an official Moxie Cycling commemorative jersey (pictured below) valued at $64! Designed by women for women, it’s the cycling tank you’ve been waiting for — high quality, functional, stylish and fits like a dream! Paired with your well-deserved medal, you'll look and feel like a champion upon crossing the finish line. But wait, there’s more! Registration also includes the following:


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  • Special bonus! Register before December 31, 2014 and receive this Moxie Performance Tee (valued at $55; pictured on right). Sizes are limited, so register early to ensure you get yours! Check your size here.
  • Early registration bonus! Register before December 31, 2014 for a chance to win the Reign from Jaybird, an 18-count box of LUNA bars and two great Mio Skincare products — Workout Wonder Invigorating Muscle Motivating Gel and Future Proof Firming Active Body Butter.
  • Customized race bib
  • Finisher's medal with removable charm
  • Two complimentary drinks at our signature Bubbly Bar, plus your own GoVino wine glass (21 and over only)
  • Healthy post-race tapas and treats
  • The first 250 to register will also receive a $20 gift certificate to Moxie Cycling. Gift certificate confirmation codes will be emailed to qualified registrants.
  • Access to our Panasonic Beauty Bar powered by LifeSpa with complimentary massage, mini manicures, blow outs and hair braiding
  • Professional event timing and live results messaging to track and promote your race success
  • Free regional training clinics, as well as paid access to training from Endurance Training by Life Time
  • Age group award necklaces

Founding Finishers

2013 marked the debut season of Esprit de She – The Spirit of Her Race Series. Thousands of women across the country are celebrated as Founding Finishers for racing in 2013 and 2014. We invite you to continue the tradition in 2015. Returning Founding Finishers receive:

  • Founding Finisher race bib
  • 20% off Esprit de She race apparel
  • More to come!

Please be sure to confirm you are a Founding Finisher when asked during the registration process. Founding Finishers must have raced with us in 2013 and 2014.

Rates & Refund Policy

Category Nov 11 - Dec 31 Jan 1 - Apr 30 May 1 - June 14
Sprint $80 $90 $100
Life Time Member $70 $80 $90
Relay Team (2- or 3-person) $120 $130 $140

Esprit de She Triathlons are sanctioned by USA Triathlon (USAT). All participants, including individual relay team members, must be a USAT member or purchase a single-event permit for $12. To learn more about USAT rules and regulations, visit them online at USATriathlon.org.

If you are a Life Time member registering as part of a relay team, you must register for your entire team in order to receive the member rate.

If registering for a relay team, please assign one team captain to register your team. This person will be responsible for designating your team name and paying the relay team registration fee. Once the team captain has registered, additional relay team members may register. Enter your team name; registered team names will begin to auto fill. From there, proceed through to complete registration.

Please note: there are no refunds, transfers or exchanges of registration for any reason. If you wish to switch to a different distance, please contact Athlete Services. There will be a $15.00 processing fee. Requests for changes must be received at least two weeks prior to race day.

Course Description

The Esprit de She Naperville Triathlon is a sprint distance triathlon in and around Centennial Beach. The swim course takes place in the Centennial Beach Reservoir, guided by lane markers and swim buoys and supervised by a large team of lifeguards. Our "Swim Angels" will also be available as a measure of encouragement and added safety. Click here to check water temperature of Centennial Beach. The bike course is two laps on paved roadways throughout the Naperville area and the run traverses paved roads and paths through Riverwalk Park. The transition area will be in the Centennial Beach parking lot.

Course Map | Distances
Sprint | .75-kilometer (.5-mile) swim • 21.4-kilometer (13.3-mile) bike • 5-kilometer (3.1-mile) run

Please note: there will be a a two hour cut-off time to complete both the swim and bike portions of the race (from the last wave). In addition, there will be a three hour cut-off time to complete the entire race (from the last wave).

Schedule of Events

Indoor Triathlons
Before race day hits, test yourself indoors and join the nation's largest Indoor Tri series! A pioneer of the indoor concept, Life Time has produced more than 400 Indoor Tris, making us the largest and most experienced team in the country. Our model is designed to introduce the sport of triathlon to newcomers and provide a challenging training tool for veteran triathletes. Join the IN movement today!
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Packet pickup — 2015 TBD
10 a.m. – 4 p.m. Packet pickup, race expo and lifestyle market at Naperville Settlement. Please note there will be no packet pickup on race day.
10:30 a.m. Course talk (approximately 30-35 minutes) with Specialized “Fix a Flat” clinic to follow. Don’t let a flat ruin your race! Join us for this free clinic to learn how to quickly repair a flat and get back on your bike in no time.
12:00 p.m. Course talk (approximately 30-35 minutes) with Specialized “Fix a Flat” clinic to follow.
1:30 p.m. Course talk (approximately 30-35 minutes) with Specialized “Fix a Flat” clinic to follow.
3 p.m. Course talk (approximately 30-35 minutes)

Race Day — June 14, 2015
5 a.m. Transition opens
6:45 a.m. Transition closes
7 a.m. Race begins
8:30 a.m. – 11 a.m. Post-race rendezvous and market
10:30 a.m. Awards ceremony

Please email us with any race weekend questions.

Parking & Directions

Centennial Beach is located at 500 West Jackson Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540. Parking is available in lots D and E at Naperville Central High School. Street and ramp parking will also be available in downtown Naperville. Regular fees may apply.

Illinois Route 59 will be temporarily closed in both directions from North Aurora Rd to Aurora Ave. A detour will be posted directing all motorists to use Ogden Avenue via North Aurora Road and Aurora Avenue. A map of the posted detour is available here.

Awards

All athletes will receive their commemorative finisher’s medal immediately after crossing the finish line.

In addition, awards will be given to the top three finishers in each category.

> Click here to view our Categories & Divisions page


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Contact us

Stephanie Weber

Your Athlete Services Contact

Event date and location subject to change. Any updates will be posted on the Esprit de She website and communicated to participants via email and social media.