Life Time Presents 99 Mile Mountain Bike Race High Above the Shores of Lake Superior June 29

June 24th, 2013

The Midwest’s premier ultra mountain bike race, Lutsen 99er, also offers 39 mile course option and kids race

WHAT:

More than a picturesque bike ride, the Lutsen 99er mountain bike race returns to offer a challenge course and scenic views in Minnesota’s Arrowhead region along Lake Superior on Saturday, June 29, 2013.

Featuring 99 miles of varied terrain, the Lutsen 99er starts at Lutsen Mountain’s Bridge Run and will take participants along the shores of Lake Superior before climbing into the Sawtooth Mountains. Once over the ridgeline, the course will take advantage of the glacially-sculpted terrain and rolling hills of the Boreal Forest, finishing on the old Lutsen Mountain bike trail system.

The event also offers a 39er course and a kids race for children ages five to 13 so the Lutsen 99er is a true family affair.

This year, the Minnesota High School Cycling League is the official charity partner of the Lutsen 99er. The Minnesota High School Cycling League promotes personal development and teamwork through mountain bike racing, and encourages the formation of teams at public and private high schools. Details on supporting the Minnesota High School Cycling League can be found during the registration process.

WHEN:

Saturday, June 29- Lutsen 99er and 39er

7:30 a.m. Start of the 99er and 39er at Lutsen Mountain

7:30 p.m. Awards ceremony at Papa Charlie’s (467 Ski Hill Rd, Lutsen, MN 55612)

Sunday, June 30- Niner Kids Event

9:30 a.m. Kids event and finisher medal presentation

WHEN:

Lutsen Mountain– Start/Finish at Rosie’s Chalet 445 Ski Hill Rd, Lutsen, MN 55612

REGISTRATION: Registration is still open at Lutsen99er.com. For more information visit, Facebook.com/Lutsen99er.

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

About Life Time Fitness, Inc.

As The Healthy Way of Life Company, Life Time Fitness (NYSE:LTM) helps organizations, communities and individuals achieve their total health objectives, athletic aspirations and fitness goals by engaging in their areas of interest – or discovering new passions – both inside and outside of Life Time’s distinctive and large sports, professional fitness, family recreation and spa destinations, most of which operate 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The Company’s Healthy Way of Life approach enables customers to achieve this by providing the best programs, people and places of uncompromising quality and value. As of June 24, 2013, the Company operated 106 centers under the LIFE TIME FITNESS® and LIFE TIME ATHLETIC® brands in the United States and Canada. Additional information about Life Time centers, programs and services is available at lifetimefitness.com.

 

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Life Time Athletic Events

Life Time Presents 99 Mile Mountain Bike Race High Above the Shores of Lake Superior June 29

Contact Info

Lauren Flinn
952-229-7776
lflinn@lifetimefitness.com
http://www.eventsbylifetime.com

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