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Dallas, Texas

October 26, 2014

Online registration will be closing Friday, October 24 at 5 p.m. CST. In-person registration will be available at packet pickup on Thursday, October 23. There will be no race-day registration.

Run and pedal with your girlfriends through charming and historic downtown McKinney. Take in the beautiful sights and sounds of one of Texas’ best kept secrets! With two flat course distances to choose from, including relay options, you’re sure to have the time of your life!

Once you reach the finish, the Athleta Esprit de She signature post-race rendezvous awaits! Salute your success with a drink at our bubbly bar 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 Athleta 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 $58! 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:

  • One-year subscription to SELF magazine ($12 value - click here for offer and refund details)
  • Two complimentary drinks at our signature Bubbly Bar, plus your own GoVino wine glass (21 and over only)
  • Tasty (and healthy) post-race tapas and treats
  • Access to our Beauty Bar with complimentary massage, mini manicures and hair braiding
  • I ASPIRE photo booth and souvenir photo
  • Professional event timing and live results messaging to track and promote your race success
  • Free regional training clinics, as well as paid access to Designer training from Endurance Training by Life Time

*Gift certificates are redeemable on Moxie Cycling.com or at the Moxie Cycling traveling boutique on race day. Gift certificate may also be redeemed at the Athleta Esprit de She apparel booth on race day for the limited edition Moxie Cycling jersey. One gift certificate allowed per transaction. Gift certificates will arrive within two weeks of registration once the limit has been reached.

Founding Finishers

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:

  • Founding Finisher race bib
  • VIP event access on race day
  • More to come!

For all returning participants, please be sure to confirm you are a Founding Finisher when asked during the registration process.

Rates & Refund Policy

Category & Distance Nov 11 - Jan 31 Feb 1 - Sept 5 Sept 6 - Sell Out
Individual $75 $85 $95
Life Time Member $65 $75 $85
Relay Team (2- or 3-person) $120 $130 $140

* All Athleta Esprit de She Dallas Duathlon participants must be age 14 or older. 

** 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.

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

Course Description

The Athleta Espirit de She Dallas Duathlon starts and finishes on the Square in historic downtown McKinney, taking participants on a flat, run-bike-run route through historic boutique-lined streets and peaceful country roads.

Run 2 miles • Bike 8.5 miles • Run 2 miles 
Run 3.1 miles • Bike 17 miles • Run 3.1 miles

Click here to download a printable course map.

Water and gatorade will be available at all aid stations and at the finish line. There will also be a medical tent located at the finish line.

Race Rules

Keep at least three bike lengths of clear space between you and the cyclist in front of you. If you pass the person in front of you (“enter the zone”), you must do so within 15 seconds.

You must remain to the right hand side of the bike lane of travel unless you are passing the cyclist in front of you.

You may not ride on the left side of the lane if you are not passing anyone. This interferes with other cyclists who are attempting to pass.

If someone passes you, you must immediately exit the draft zone from the rear (e.g. slow down so there are at least three bike lengths in front of you) before attempting to pass again.

​No headsets, radio and/or headphones are allowed.

Schedule of Events

Packet Pickup – Thursday, October 23 at Athleta Preston Oaks
​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 – Sunday, October 26
6:30 a.m. – 7:30 a.m. Packet pickup
6:45 a.m. Transition opens. Once your bike has been checked into the Transition Area, you cannot remove your bike until after the start of the race when you start your bike leg. Bike mechanics will be available to help with tire inflation and mechanical issues.
6:45 a.m. Body marking begins
8:15 a.m. Transition closes. Please note that we will reopen the Transition Area for bike and equipment retrieval once all athletes have completed the bike course and are on the run course. Please show your bib # to the Transition Area volunteers so they can match it to your bike number. Bikes will not be allowed to be removed without your bib numbers. Only athletes are allowed in the Transition Area.
8:30 a.m. Race begins. This event will utilize two start waves. The long course athletes will go first and the short course athletes will go approximately five minutes later. 
8:30 a.m. – 12 p.m. Post-race rendezvous and market at Café Malaga
10 a.m. Bubbly bar opens at Café Malaga. Registered participants can redeem their two complimentary drink tickets for sparkling mimosas. Please bring your photo ID on race day to get your wristband.
​11 a.m. Awards ceremony

Parking & Directions

The race venue is located at 205 S. Tennessee St, McKinney, TX. Parking is available at 122 S. Kentucky Street, McKinney, TX 75069. Parking is also available in the public lots of Downtown McKinney. Regular fees may apply.

Click here to view the parking guide.


All athletes will receive a finisher’s medal immediately after crossing the finish line. Award necklaces will be presented for top finishers in the following categories:

  • Overall Individual
  • Individual Age 14-19
  • Individual Age 20-24
  • Individual Age 25-29
  • Individual Age 30-34
  • Individual Age 35-39
  • Individual Age 40-44
  • Individual Age 45-49
  • Individual Age 50-54
  • Individual Age 55-59
  • Individual Age 60-64
  • Individual Age 65-69
  • Individual Age 70+
  • Relay Teams



Contact us

Abby Long

Athlete Services

Lesa Russo

Volunteer Coordinator

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