Tag Archives: Giveaway

St. Patrick’s Day Giveaway Results!

Hopefully everyone had a great weekend, and great (or green) St. Patrick’s day yesterday!  Since Friday when the giveaway opened, you’ve all been quite busy getting your giveaway on. All in, a record breaking 4,656 of you entered in the … Read More Here

The Because It’s Almost St. Patrick’s Day…Giveaway

While I was enjoying the umpteenth day straight of mind-bogglingly sunny weather here in the ‘City of Light’, it occurred to my that St. Patrick’s day is Monday.  Despite the French fondness for any reason to take the day off, … Read More Here

‘Because it’s Cold’ Giveaway Results! Were you the winner?

This past weekend was the ‘Because it’s Cold’ Giveaway, where I tried to light a tiny bit of warmth in your heart…especially if you’ve been training in the cold lately. All in, some 2,387 of you entered in the contest … Read More Here

The Because It’s Cold…and January…Giveaway

This morning I landed back home in Europe after being in DC for a couple days.  In doing so, I increased my environmental temperature by approximately 50°F….to approximately 50°F.  Just think, if I did that again it’d be like being … Read More Here

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The Giveaway Extravaganza Winners!

Now that everyone has had time to take a breather (though likely still waking up in a bit of a post-giveaway extravaganza hangover), it’s time to announce the winners! First up, I want to say a huge thanks to everyone … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: The ‘iPack’–Wahoo RFLKT, 4iiii’s Viiiiva, Blue SC, and more!

All good things must come to an end…and the end is regrettably here.  And by here, I mean after explaining this last giveaway. I decided to make a bit of a basket of things for the iPhone/iPad/iPod carrying person.  First … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin Edge 510 or Edge 810

Sometimes you just can’t decide.  Like when eating donuts. Apple fritter or maple bar?  That’s sorta how it was for this giveaway.  I couldn’t decide between the 510 or the 810.  Some folks want mapping, and some want a slightly … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Wahoo Fitness KICKR Trainer

I told you I wasn’t going to stop with just watches and power meters…. While it may be a few days into summer for those of us up north, that doesn’t mean you can’t spend some quality time on the … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Garmin FR910XT GPS Multisport watch

Sometimes you just need a friend when you’re going out and swimming, cycling and running 140.6 miles. No, not scuba fins like Finman. But something more technologically advanced, like, the FR910XT. This multisport watch will track your swims, bikes, and … Read More Here

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Giveaway Extravaganza: SRAM Quarq Riken Power Meter

What? You thought I’d be just doing watches today? Oh how wrong you are…you just wait…I’m only getting warmed up. The Quarq power meter allows you to more accurately pace your race and training efforts, ultimately increasing the likelihood of … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Timex Run Trainer 2.0 GPS Running Watch

Yes, that’s a glass of chocolate milk. When I went sifting through my library of product photos for the single shot to use for the Timex Run Trainer 2.0 giveaway, I stumbled upon the above photo. It was in a … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Polar RC3 GPS Running Watch

There’s no question that the RC3 is my most favored Polar product to date.  It’s the first Polar unit to fully integrate GPS into the watch itself.  The unit is primarily aimed at the running crowd, but can easily do … Read More Here

Giveaway Extravaganza: Suunto Ambit 2 GPS Multisport Watch

First up this year, the Suunto Ambit 2!  This triathlon focused watch crossed over from starting off as a hiking/ultra-runners watch and then within the Ambit 2 line, they added in all triathlon sports (swim/bike/run/multisport).  Of course, even if you … Read More Here

Starting in 24 hours! The DCR Giveaway Extravaganza!

For those loyal readers who were around last year, you’ll remember the massive Giveaway Extravaganza I launched last year about this time.  Normally when I do a traditional giveaway, I giveaway a single item and the entry period lasts a … Read More Here

The Easter You Choose The Gadget Giveaway Results!

It’s time to draw the winners of Sunday’s ‘Easter Edition: You win, you choose!’ giveaway. Like last month, I let you choose which device you wanted to win. It’s fully up to you whether you want a cycling or running … Read More Here

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An Easter You Choose The Gadget Giveaway!

Today’s Easter.  And even if you don’t celebrate Easter, you can instead celebrate the chocolate bunny…or, as is apparently also the case here in France – the chocolate chicken (and, even an odd rash of Chocolate Nemo’s I’ve seen too). … Read More Here

You Win You Choose – Giveaway Winner!

It’s time to draw the winners of last week’s ‘You win, you choose!’ giveaway.  This was the first time I let you pick your own prize, whereby you got to raid the pantry for whichever device you want. The name … Read More Here

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You Win–You Choose DC Rainmaker Giveaway!

Because it’s the end of February (already!), and because this month got shorted 2-3 days.  And because I found two cake stands while The Girl was out today and they made pretty holders.  No, I didn’t tie those bows.  Or … Read More Here

Because it’s cold FR910XT Giveaway Winner!

Yes, it’s still cold. And, some 2,500 of you over the weekend shared your running/cycling/swimming/something activities in the cold.  Quite a few entertaining reads in there – I definitely encourage you to scroll through some of them.  Think of it … Read More Here

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Because it’s cold: Garmin FR910XT Giveaway

Tonight (well, last night by time you read this), I was running.  It seems like I’m always running.  It was cold.  Now to think of it, it seems like I’m always running in the cold too. Though not as cold … Read More Here

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Garmin FR10 Quadruple Giveaway Winners!

Over 1,700 of you entered the FR10 giveaway (including the e-mail Active Duty entrants), which only was open over this past weekend.  Pretty crazy numbers!  I had asked each entrant to simply list their first race of the 2013 season. … Read More Here

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Garmin Forerunner 10 Quadruple Giveaway

Perhaps you didn’t score big last week on Black Friday, or Cyber Monday with a deal.  Perhaps you were focused on getting the big screen TV or deep fryer.  Maybe you were busy running a turkey trot. Or perhaps, you … Read More Here

Garmin FR910XT Giveaway Results

Wow, another crazy packed giveaway!  All in, there were over 1,900 entries!  Of which, 1,891 were entered in on the site, and another 19 folks came in from the US Active Duty e-mail registrations.  Thank you to everyone that entered! … Read More Here

A Triathlon Weekend Giveaway: Garmin FR910XT

For many triathletes, this weekend holds almost as much spectacle as the Olympic Triathlon races held just two short months ago in London.  The Kona based Ironman World Championships is watched by not only by those in the sport, but … Read More Here

The Giveaway Extravaganza Winners!

A huge thanks to all that participated in Friday’s Giveaway Extravaganza, it was certainly pretty crazy around these parts!  At some points the entries were coming in at one per second, that’s just nuts!  Overall, you clocked in nearly 50,000 … Read More Here