Spring has sprung Garmin FR910XT Giveaway


If there were any more sign that it’s springtime around these parts, I’m not sure what it would be.  Starting yesterday we’ve got an out-of-nowhere string of 6 days of 70*F+ weather, including some days just a degree or two away from 80*F.  It’s nuts!

…and I’m lovin’ it!

In order help you usher in the warmer weather, I’m giving away a brand new (and not yet abused) Garmin FR910XT.  The FR910XT covers you across all sports from swim to bike to run.  So even if you’re green to the sport this season, you’ve still got plenty of time to start training in time for a triathlon this year (or, you can simply just stare into the shimmering blue colored light it emits).


The best thing though is you’ve got nothing more to do than leave a single comment below (multiple comments don’t count around these parts!).

All you’ve gotta do is tell me what you’re excited for the season ahead (and, if you’re from the Southern Hemisphere, what you’re excited for the offseason ahead).  Sound good?

The entry period will run until Thursday March 15th, 2012 at 11:59PM Eastern Time, at which point I’ll close the entry period and randomly select a winner. Like the all my giveaways there are no restrictions on where the goods go to – so no matter where in the world you are, I’ll send to you. The winner will get a brand new Garmin Forerunner FR910XT (with HR strap).

(Note: If you’re active duty US military and deployed and are unable to complete the entry method above, simply shoot me an e-mail and I’ll get ya entered in. For those curious on how the giveaways work, here’s the deets. In short – I purchase and giveaway everything here, these are not sponsored by Garmin. Through careful planning I picked up a handful of them when they first came available…just so I could give them away to you. Thanks all!)


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  1. Hi Ray, I’m excited for all of my events. Namely, Boston Marathon, IM TX, IM WI, Chicago Marathon. Also looking forward to more coaching this year.

    Randy Egge

  2. Jimmy Trask

    I’d love to track my runs in Denver this summer!

  3. I am excited to double my number of races this year: from one to two!!!

  4. Training for Tri’s I’m excited to be training for my first half ironman and the weather has been incredible

  5. I am excited to get out and enjoy the weather before the heat sets in for summer! I have run 1/2 marathons, working my way up to a full marathon and then onward bound to a triathalon.

  6. I’m exited to be training for my first half ironman and the weather has been great

  7. Just found your blog and I’ll definitely be back for more! RR

  8. olmanwompa

    Getting ready for Hawaii 70.3 in June! First half-iron…

  9. beavertail

    Looking forward to the sunshine and getting back outdoors!

    Thanks for putting together such great reviews and giveaways.

  10. Ainsley O

    I am excited to get back in shape and go biking.

  11. Looking forward to evening runs in daylight.

  12. I’m super pumped about not risking my life by running o er black ice

  13. I’m excited for doing my first OW Tri – the IronGirl Columbia in August. Last year did a few sprint tri’s in pools – had a blast!

  14. Anonymous

    I’m excited about the great weather and to get back to training after some time off.


  15. I am really looking forward to improving some races this year.

  16. Ben

    sneaking in at the end! looking forward to biking outside!!!

  17. After 4 years of Olympic I’m going after my first Iron Man this year!


  18. I’m excited to complete my first Ironman!

  19. willyum

    Very much excited about “running wild” high up on the mountain trails.

  20. Looking forward to my third half, and first full marathon.

  21. I’m looking forward for a great injury-free year

  22. Amy

    I am simply hoping to have a fast and enjoyable running season.

  23. I’m looking forward to finally getting my bike on the road and putting the trainer away for a couple months. In addition, I’m pretty excited about the fact that I don’t have to wear tights when I run

  24. I am excited and thrilled at running a fast half marathon with a brand new garmin watch

  25. Tui

    Looking forward to getting back into the routine. Sick of the off-season.

  26. I am excited and thrilled at running a fast half marathon with a brand new garmin watch

  27. I’m looking forward to trying road racing on a real team this year!

  28. I’m excited about Vineman!

  29. Im preparing for my first duathlon, so Im very excited about it!!!

  30. Very excited about the races comming this summer!!!

  31. Very excited about the races caming this summer!!!

  32. Im very excited about the races comming this summer!!!

  33. I’m excited to start run sessions this summer with my new training buddy, my now-seven-week-old son, Kai. While my Suunto t6d will likely log the miles & HR just fine, it would be great to simplify things with an integrated GPS unit. However, the aforementioned baby boy now eats up budget money that would have gone for said GPS unit.

  34. Looking forward to doing my first sprint tri this year!

  35. I’m in Texas and its been this way all winter. Where was the off season?

    I’m excited to build up a custom tri bike for my wife this year! It runs in the family!

  36. Looking forward to my first 1/2 ironman.

  37. I can’t wait to run outside unburdened by multiple layers of clothing and just enjoy the sun and the grassy trails.

  38. Dan B

    Looking forward to competing in a marathon relay with my USAF compatriots in late April, and then my first full marathon (or race, for that matter) in November.

  39. Karl Watanabe

    Really looking forward to the new season. Lots of tri’s coming up with my first Ironman in Lake Tahoe being the last!!! Could really use that 910 this year.

  40. Ning Sun

    I only began swimming a year ago when my doctor told me swimming is the probably the only way which might help to relieve my neck problem. Starting from learning to swim till today completely falling in love with it. Life sometimes takes unexpected turns just like that. About 3 months ago one of my friends introduced me to the long distance running and show me how I need to control my speed and heart rate to get a good run. Wow, that makes a huge difference. Now I am a regular runner in additional to swimming every day. I’m sure before long I will get hooked to bicycle as well. :) I am now in the market to get a triathlon watch hence ran into your site. I have learned a great deal from reading your wonderful informative reviews. Thanks a lot!