Athleta Esprit de She - The Spirit of Her Race Series - Debuts in Cary on June 27 with 5K and 10K


Athleta Esprit de She - The Spirit of Her Race Series - Debuts in Cary on June 27 with 5K and 10K

Event inspires, motivates and celebrates women's athletic accomplishments at Koka Booth Amphitheatre; Features post-race rendezvous and local market

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On Thursday, June 27 Athleta Esprit de She, the nation's premiere athletic event series designed exclusively for women, will make its debut in Cary with a 5K and 10K at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre, just fifteen minutes from downtown Raleigh. Fueled by the spirit of "her," Athleta Esprit de She is a lifestyle that lives beyond the finish line and features a signature post-race rendezvous complete with bubbly bar, tasty tapas and community market showcasing fresh produce, local artisans, creative projects and more.

Athleta Esprit de She has also partnered with Girls on the Run. Athleta Esprit de She participants have the opportunity to make a donation to Girls on the Run in one of three ways: 1) donate now, 2) donate as part of the registration process, or 3) become a "SoleMate" for your local council.

To see highlights from past Esprit de She events visit


June 24 & 25

5:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. Packet pickup- Athleta store in The Streets at Southpoint, Durham


4 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Day-of registration and packet pickup

6:30 p.m. Race begins

6:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. Post-race rendezvous and night market

June 28

9 a.m. - 11 a.m. "A Toast to You"- Athleta store in The Streets at Southpoint, Durham. Celebrate your race with family and friends at this special event featuring mini-massages and cool refreshments.


Koka Booth Amphitheatre

8003 Regency Pkwy Cary, NC 27518.

The course begins and ends at the Koka Booth Amphitheatre, looping through the beautiful greenery of Regency Park along the shores of Symphony Lake.

REGISTRATION: Registration is still open at Participants can choose either the Esprit de She 5K or 10K. To complement the fun race experience, participants will receive a custom designed, tri-blend lifestyle tank as well as a stylishly functional race bag to use while shopping the post-race night market!

Visuals include course tours at Koka Booth Amphitheatre, visuals of female participants in the 5K and 10K races, post-race rendezvous and market including bubbly bar, beauty bar, tasty tapas, music and local vendors. Interviews can be arranged with Esprit de She National Brand Manger Lindsey Kurhajetz, the local race director, as well as participants.

* MEDIA NOTE: For on-site media credentials, please contact Lauren Flinn at 952.229.7776 (office) or 919.302.3789 (cell) or by email

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About Athleta
Athleta is a premium fitness and lifestyle brand for women, outfitting female athletes in the ultimate performance apparel for every athletic pursuit, from yoga and pilates to running, swimming and biking and everything in between. Athleta's mission is to celebrate and inspire women athletes of all levels while delivering beautiful, high-quality, performance products designed by female athletes for female athletes. Athleta sells its products through stores nationwide, its website,, and in its catalog. Headquartered in Petaluma, CA, Athleta was acquired by Gap Inc. (NYS: GPS) in September 2008 and is part of the Growth, Innovation & Digital division.

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