The Day in May DCR $500 Gadget Giveaway!


It’s a day in May.  No, not May Day.  That, according to Wikipedia is May 1st.  Rather, it’s May 20th – which I reason is 20 times better than May 1st (albeit, less awesome than May 5th).  Why’s it better?  Because I’m giving away gadget awesomeness.  I originally planned to give away the Garmin FR935 GPS watch, the backorder is basically down to almost nothing.  But then I figured – you can choose anything you’d like.  Perhaps you’re more of a cyclist, or you just want a large pile of compression sleeves instead.  Your choice.

Speaking of coverage – if you didn’t see my tweet yesterday, there’s a BOATLOAD of sales on right now (both from Clever Training as well as others).  The best deal being 30% off the Garmin FR735XT GPS watch.  But also some solid 20% off deals on power meters, trainers, and 25% off on Suunto gear.  The full details are here!

In any case, the winner will get a $500 credit to, my most excellent partner in this giveaway crime.  By supporting the site through Clever Training you also can save 10% on basically anything they sell (or get points instead).  If you win, you can use that credit for anything from the GoPro Hero5 Black to that Garmin FR935, to a random pair of socks to the PowerTap C1 power meter, or heck, even towards a new trainer.  With that kind of credit, the world is your oyster (except…they don’t sell oysters).

How to enter:

Simply leave a note about what athletic adventures you’re up to this weekend.  Easy as that!

Oh – and you’ll likely avoid the SPAM filters if you’re more detailed than just the word ‘run’.  Nobody likes to get sandwiched between two pieces of SPAM. Got all that?

Good luck!

The giveaway entry period will run through Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 until 11:59PM US Eastern Time.  Winner will be selected randomly.  One entry per person.  The selected product/products will then be ordered immediately and shipped immediately, assuming they’re in stock.


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  1. Stephen

    Road ride Saturday and a trail run Sunday.

  2. Evelyn

    Out at the lake as a leader for a bunch of teenagers – athletic activities included fighting over a giant inner tube and slip n’ slide soccer baseball!

  3. Heather

    Bike, run, golf…perfect Colorado weekend! (And maybe ski!)

  4. Lindsay

    Flying! In an airplane, sure, but I’ll do some beach sprints when I arrive ;)

  5. Nathan G

    I’m going to explore some more of the bike routes between Denver & Boulder this weekend, then listen to some great music at one of the stages downtown!

  6. Dustin L

    I hope to finish first in my duathalon Saturday then crush my crit Sunday!

  7. Helen Burton

    EM rides.

  8. Milton Evans

    3 mile run

  9. Shane

    Going surfing this weekend. Hoping for a good swell. Happy training everyone!

  10. Kent

    A run and a bike ride with my daughter in the rear mounted bike seat. loving the good weather!

  11. Josie

    i’ll be hiking around mount macedon!

  12. Becky

    Working as nurse both days, but after the weekend i’ll going on some trails with my husband and daughter!

  13. Andrew E

    Big miles on the bike.

  14. Vincent Bouchard

    Ended up mountain running in Kananaskis! Gorgeous weather!

  15. Paul Lee

    A great hike in the Texas Hill Country

  16. Anthony

    Going for a hike in upstate NY.

  17. Janet

    Going to a High school graduation and playing in the warm weather with my grandkids.

  18. Dan

    Playing Golf and seeing my grandkids

  19. nik amin bin nik husideen

    Since it’ll be fasting month soon, my activity will be reduced but nevertheless I plan to spend my weekend with quality learning of core workout from youtube to increase my overall performance level.

  20. katy

    Going to the park with my kids!

  21. Biking in Wisconsin

  22. Timmer

    Cycle to Utrecht

  23. Hendrik

    This weekend the whole family will go rock climbing in Fonteinebleau, very close to Paris and DC Rainmaker :-)

  24. Michael Fisher

    Saturday morning 100km cycle and 4km open water on Sunday followed by a charity cricket tournament in the afternoon. Monday will be resting after a few too many beers…

  25. Rob E

    Going to be training for a marathon.

  26. Saturday afternoon hiking with my family to beautiful part of Czech Republic, named Oparenske udoli.

  27. Karim

    Hiking and swimming and more hiking and swimming!

  28. Krista Demirdache

    Tennis and a run up the upper Westside.

  29. Chris

    I’m getting back into a better fitness rotation. I’m also adding yoga and ankle strengthening exercises to the rotation.

  30. Dom

    I’m going to cycle this weekend with the Sun !

  31. Javier

    Nothing special for this week, just go and run.

  32. Jurie Kruger

    Road cycling on Saturday with an awesome group and on sunday its on the MTB with wife and kid.

  33. Lily W

    I will be going paddle boarding and trail running!

  34. Kevin Campbell

    Still recovering from my marathon debut at Stirling Marathon. Maybe a wee run out a Parkrun to ease the legs back to life.

  35. Roy Atkinson

    I will be doing an 80k cycle with some mates. Happy days!

  36. Vincent Karsten

    Cycling! Weather forecast looks amazing so it’s time to bring it the bike again

  37. Half Ironman Barcelona last week end =)

  38. UdoDoll

    Eine RTF fahren am Vatertag.

  39. Stubacca

    The dundee parkrun (5k).

  40. Spartan Super obstacle Race!! Cheers

  41. Lewis Rogers

    I’ll be on a training camp getting ready for Henley Royal Regatta!

  42. Birne

    Only recovery today!

  43. Lars

    Hiking the woods around Oslo

  44. Paul hendry

    Recovery run after running PB at Stirling marathon

  45. Natalie

    Going up the Muur van Geraardsbergen with a whole peloton of girls 8-}