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Lakeville, MN

2016 TBD

Congratulations, athletes! Thank you to all the partners, volunteers and spectators who helped put on this great race. We couldn't have done it without you!

> View 2015 results and photos

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. 

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:

  • Finisher's medal with removable charm
  • Two complimentary drinks at our signature Bubbly Bar (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
  • Souvenir event photo from the I ASPIRE photo booth 
  • 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.

Race Fees

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.

Race Changes & Deferrals

For all registration changes, please see us at the solutions table at packet pickup.

Only participants that signed up for the Registration Refund option during registration can qualify for a refund. If you would like to defer your entry to next year, please login to your Chronotrack account and select "Change Race."

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 1.97 miles • Bike 10.88 miles • Run 1.97 miles 

Course Map
> View the 2015 course map

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. The main medical tents will be located at start/finish area as well as the East View transition area.
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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

Weather alerts will be updated through Facebook and Twitter. The race will start if it is raining, but delays will occur if there is lightning.​

Packet Pickup – 2016 TBD
​10 a.m. – 8 p.m. Packet pickup at Life Time Fitness Lakeville. 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.
5 p.m. – 6:30 p.m. Optional bike tune ups from a Life Time Cycle instructor
6 p.m. CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER Course ride and Memorial Ride for Penny Verdeck
6:15 p.m. Evolution Cycle class (45 min.) with Leo
7:15 p.m. Core Blast class (45 min.) with Olivia
8 p.m. Yoga Basics class with Susan
Grab your packet and race bib early, and join us for our special Packet Pickup event at Life Time! Swing by LifeSpa to receive 20% off any service booked on the day of the packet pickup with any retail purchase (Service must be received by June 30, 2015). BONUS: Purchase any Serendipity Skin Care item and receive a free gloMinerals lip gloss. Shop for some new fitness clothing and get 25% off at our showcase at the front of the club featuring brands such as NIKE, MPG, Lululemon, TASC and Lucy. After you shop, stop by the personal training table to learn more about Life Time personal training services to put that new workout gear to use and receive a discount on PT services purchased during packet pickup hours. Lastly, don't forget to bring in your old used athletic shoes to donate to World Soles!

Race Day – 2016 TBD
Please note: The LTF Club will not be open to participants before the start of the race.
5 a.m. – 6:15 a.m. Packet/timing chip pickup in the transition lot at East View Elementary
5:15 a.m. Transition opens
6:30 a.m. Transition closes
7 a.m. Race begins
7 a.m. – 11 a.m. Post-race rendezvous and Lifestyle Market has been moved into the Life Time Fitness Lakeville gymnasium
10 a.m. Awards ceremony
Don't forget to bring in your old used athletic shoes to donate to World Soles!

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

Athlete Guide

The 2015 Athlete Guide is now available! Check it out for detailed schedules, course information and more. Please watch our website, Facebook page and emails for any additional updates before the race.
> View 2015 Athlete Guide

Parking & Directions

Please note that Ct Road 50 and Ct Road 60 are closed for the summer. Please see the construction map below so you can plan accordingly.
> View map

Parking will be available across 185th St. W. at Century Middle School. 183rd Street will be closed to traffic, so please approach the race venue using 185th to Dodd or 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

Quinn Cooper

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.