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Run Chicago Esprit de She

Chicago, Illinois

July 23, 2015 

Take a loop through Lincoln Park along the shores of beautiful Lake Michigan at the Esprit de She Chicago Run. The race begins at Montrose Beach in the park.

Runners, joggers and walkers are invited to an evening run followed by a night on the town like no other. Happy hour begins with a fun 5K/10K run and ends with a post-race night market of festive proportions! Salute your success with a drink at our bubbly bar and enjoy tasty tapas and energetic tunes while browsing our bustling, community night market showcasing fresh produce, local artisans, creative projects and more!

Register and receive great gifts.

Be the envy of your friends with fashionable freebies from Esprit de She! To compliment your fun race experience, you'll receive a custom MPG performance tank ($40 value – pictured below) perfect for working out, grabbing coffee with a friend or running around town. Also look forward to receiving your gift bag filled with goodies we know you’ll love. 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 if registered by June 5, 2015
  • Two complimentary drinks at our signature Bubbly Bar, plus your own GoVino wine glass (21 and over only)
  • Healthy post-race tapas and treats
  • 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
  • Invitation to join Finish Line Training from Life Time Run
  • Awards for top finishers (see below for details)

Esprit de She celebrates each and every one of our participants as they cross the finish line. We also offer a special awards package for our top three 5K and 10K finishers in recognition of their achievements.

*Design may vary

*Design may vary

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 & Distance Nov 11 - Dec 31 Jan 1 - July 16 July 17 - July 23
Adult - 5K $35 $40 $45
Adult - 10K $45 $50 $55
Life Time Member - 5K $30 $35 $40
Life Time Member - 10K $40 $45 $50
Youth (17 & under) - 5K $25 $25 $25
Youth (17 & under) - 10K $35 $35 $35

Please note: there are no refunds, transfers or exchanges of registration for any reason.

Schedule of Events

Packet pickup – 2015 TBD 
‚Äč10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Packet pickup

Race Day – July 23, 2015
4:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Day-of registration and packet pickup
6:30 p.m. Pre-race warm up hosted by Life Time Group Fitness 
7 p.m. 5K Race begins
7:10 p.m 10k Race begins
8 p.m. est. Awards presentation 
7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Post-race rendezvous and night market 

Parking & Directions

Our race venue at Montrose Beach in Lincoln Park is located at 4400 N Lake Shore Dr Chicago, IL 60640. Limited street parking is available; public transportation is strongly encouraged. Additional details will be available closer to race day.

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.