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Lakeville, MN

May 17, 2015

Get ready to run and ride through the countryside at the Gildan Esprit de She Lakeville Duathlon, beginning and ending across from King Park at Life Time Fitness Lakeville.

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! Plus, the pool at Life Time Fitness Lakeville will be open to participants and their friends and family for a finisher's pool party. Club restrooms and locker rooms will also be accessible.

Race amenities include: professional timing, awards for top finishers, text messaging and social media results updates for your friends and family.

Register and receive great gifts.

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:

  • Customized race bib if registered by March 25, 2015
  • Finisher's medal with removable charm
  • Two complimentary drinks at our signature Bubbly Bar, plus your own GoVino wine glass (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
  • Professional event timing and live results messaging to track and promote your race success
  • Free regional training clinics, as well as paid access to training from Endurance Training by Life Time
  • Age group award necklaces

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.

Rates & Refund Policy

Category & Distance Nov 11 - Dec 31 Jan 1 - Mar 26 Mar 27 - May 17
Individual $75 $85 $95
Life Time Member $65 $75 $85
Relay Team (2- or 3-person) $120 $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.

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. If you wish to switch to a different distance, please contact Athlete Services. Requests for changes must be received at least two weeks prior to race day.

Course Description

The Gildan Esprit de She Lakeville Duathlon starts and finishes at Life Time Fitness Lakeville, taking participants along nice open roads through residential neighborhoods and gently rolling countryside. This is a very accessible course for first-timers and a fun speed challenge for more experienced duathletes.

Run 2.25 miles • Bike 11 miles • Run 2.25 miles 

2015 course maps coming soon.

Official Medical Provider
Allina Health is proud to be the Official Medical Provider for the Gildan Esprit de She Lakeville Duathlon. 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.

Schedule of Events

FREE training clinic – 2015 TBD
6:30 p.m. – 8 p.m. Join us for a FREE Race Day 101 Women’s Bike Clinic.

Packet Pickup – 2015 TBD
​10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Packet pickup. Need to pick up a packet for your friend or family member? No problem. Participants are permitted to pick up a maximum of two additional packets.

Race Day – May 17, 2015
5 a.m. – 6:45 a.m. Packet/timing chip pickup in the transition lot at Century Middle School.
5:30 a.m. Transition opens
7 a.m. Transition closes
7:30 a.m. Race begins
7:30 a.m. – noon Post-race rendezvous, market and pool party
8:30 a.m – 10:30 a.m. Post-race yoga and stretching hosted by Life Time Fitness Lakeville Group Fitness Yoga. Open to all.
10 a.m. Awards ceremony

Schedule subject to change. Please check back for the final schedule one week prior to the event date.

Parking & Directions

Life Time Fitness Lakeville is located at 18425 Dodd Blvd., Lakeville, MN 55044Parking will not be available at the club so please use lots in the surrounding area. Limited parking will be available across 185th St. W. at Century Middle School until full. 183rd Street will be closed to traffic, so please approach the race venue using 185th to Dodd or Ipava.

Athletes can also park at Eastview Elementary School, which is a short .5-mile bike ride from the transition at Century Middle School.

Due to construction on I-35, the south bound exit to 185th St. W. is closed. Athletes traveling south on 1-35 should exit onto County Rd. 46/162nd St. W., head east and take a right on Ipava in order to access the athlete parking lots. Athletes using I-35 in either direction should expect and plan for delays. As an alternate route to avoid I-35 construction athletes can approach the site by using Cedar Avenue, turn to head west on 160th St. W. and then head south on Ipava. 

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.



Award necklaces will be presented for top finishers in the following categories for both the long course and short course:

  • Overall Individual
  • Individual Age 14 & Under 
  • Individual Age 15-19
  • 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 (first place)


Contact us

Stephanie Weber

Your Athlete Services Contact

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.