September 18, 2014
Make your way down Main Street in Maple Grove, passing Town Green, the government center and charming Main Street shops.
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 or 10K run and ends with a post-race night market of festive proportions! Salute your success with a drink at our bubbly bar, enjoy free turkey burgers and fresh fruit from 3 Squares Restaurant, and rock out to energetic tunes while browsing our bustling community night market showcasing fresh produce, local artisans, creative projects and more!
Be the envy of your friends with fashionable freebies from Athleta Esprit de She! To compliment your fun race experience, you'll receive a custom Athleta performance tank ($25 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:
Athleta 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.
2013 marked the debut season of the Athleta Esprit de She – The Spirit of Her Race Series. Thousands of women across the country are celebrated as Founding Finishers and can look forward to extra perks in 2014. Returning Founding Finishers will receive:
For all returning participants, please be sure to confirm you are a Founding Finisher when asked during the registration process.
|Category & Distance||Nov 11 - Jan 31||Feb 1 - Sept 12||Sept 13 - Sept 18|
|Adult - 5K||$40||$45|
|Life Time Member - 5K||$35||$40|
|Life Time Member - 10K||$45||$50|
|Youth (17 & under) - 5K||$25||$25|
|Youth (17 & under) - 10K||$35||$35|
Please note: there are no refunds, transfers or exchanges of registration for any reason.
Enjoy views of the Town Green, Government Center and charming shops as you make your way through our 5K and 10K routes. Both routes begin heading north on Main Street, take a right on Weaver Lake Road to Hemlock Lane North, take another right on Arbor Lakes Parkway North and yet another right on Lakeview Parkway Drive North, then a left on a scenic path. From there, the course circles back and heads right on Arbor Lakes Parkway, then right on a pathway leading to the finish line on Main Street. 10K participants will complete the route a second time before crossing the finish line for some bubbly.
Official Medical Provider
Allina Health is proud to be the Official Medical Provider for the Athleta Esprit de She Maple Grove Run. Allina Health provides first aid and emergency medical care for event participants and spectators.
At Allina Health we believe your most valuable asset is your good health. Our clinics, hospitals and other care services are dedicated to meeting the lifelong health care needs of communities throughout Minnesota and western Wisconsin. Allina Health offers a full range of primary and specialty care services including technically advanced inpatient and outpatient care, 24-hour emergency care, medical transportation, pharmacy, and home and community services.
Packet Pickup – Tuesday, September 16 at Athleta Mall of America
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Packet pickup
5 p.m. – 8 p.m. Get race ready! With the help of performance stylists, shop Athleta’s favorite looks for race day and redeem your 20% off any one item – an added perk found on your race bib. Combined with refreshments and good company, this is the pre-race event you don’t want to miss – save the date!
Race Day – Thursday, September 18
4 p.m. – 6:15 p.m. Day-of registration and packet pickup at Main Street Maple Grove
4:30 p.m. – 6 p.m. Cooking demo and sampling in park area between Town Green and Main Street. In partnership with the Maple Grove Farmer's Market, local celebrity chef Rolando Diaz will be hosting a live cooking demonstration using seasonal ingredients from the market with recipes from Experience Life magazine.
6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Parent's Night Out at Life Time Fitness Maple Grove
6:30 p.m. Race begins
6:30 p.m. – 9 p.m. Post-race rendezvous and night market, featuring free turkey burgers and fresh fruit from 3 Squares Restaurant
Main Street Maple Grove is tucked between Weaver Lake Road and Elm Creek Blvd., northeast of where I-94 heads north out of the cities. Free parking is available at the Maple Grove Library and the two grassy lots adjacent to Life Time Fitness Maple Grove, just north of Town Green Park.