October 26, 2014
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!
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:
*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.
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 5||Sept 6 - Sell Out|
|Life Time Member||$75||$85|
|Relay Team (2- or 3-person)||$130||$140|
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.
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 9 miles • Run 2 miles
Run 3.1 miles • Bike 18 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 – 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 the corner of Tennessee St. and Davis St.
9:30 a.m - Bubbly bar opens at One Lazy Lizard (1/2 block from the finish on 119 S. Tennessee Street). Registered participants can redeem their two complimentary drink tickets for sparkling mimosas. Please bring your photo ID on race morning to get your wristband at the packet pick-up tent.
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:
Contact Abby with any questions!