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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 Gildan 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!

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Already registered? Click here to confirm your entry.

Register and receive great gifts.

Be the envy of your friends with fashionable freebies from Gildan 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:

  • Customized race bib if registered by May 20, 2015
  • Two complimentary drinks at our signature Bubbly Bar (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
  • Souvenir event photo from the I ASPIRE photo booth 
  • 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)
*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.

Race Fees

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

Race Changes & Deferrals

Need to change your race distance? Click here to go to your Chronotrack registration and select "Change Race" to choose a new distance. All changes must be done two weeks prior to the event.

Only participants that signed up for the Registration Refund option during registration can qualify for a refund. If you would like to defer your entry to next year, please login to your Chronotrack account and select "Change Race."

Course Description

Course maps will be available soon.

Our course is wheelchair friendly, and we gladly welcome para-athletes to participate.

Schedule of Events

Packet pickup – July 18, 2015 
​10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Packet pickup at Fleet Feet Sports Chicago – Old Town (1620 N. Wells St., Chicago, IL 60614)

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.

Track Your Athlete

Track your athlete's progress, share the race-day excitement and join the Gildan Esprit de She community! You can receive updates on athletes as they cross points on the course and have them sent directly to your Facebook, Twitter and mobile phone.

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Awards

Award necklaces will be presented to the top three overall 5K and 10K finishers as well as the top three finishers in the following age groups:

  • Ages 19 and under
  • Ages 20-29
  • Ages 30-39
  • Ages 40-49
  • Ages 50-59
  • Ages 60-69
  • Ages 70+

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