October 25, 2015
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 Gildan 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!
Be the envy of your friends with great gifts from Gildan 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:
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:
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.
|Category & Distance||Nov 11 - Dec 31||Jan 1 - Sept 10||Sept 11 - Oct 25|
|Life Time Member - Long Course||$75||$85|
|Life Time Member - Short Course||$75||$85|
|Relay Team (2- or 3-person) - Long Course||$130||$140|
* All Gildan 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.
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.
The Gildan 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
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.
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.
Packet Pickup – 2015 TBD
10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Packet pickup
Race Day – October 25, 2015
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. Short course race begins
8:35 a.m. Long course race begins
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
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:
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