Thursday, September 15, 2011

Asheville Citizen-Times Half Marathon Expo and Packet Pick Up... And my first GIVEAWAY!!

Just got back from the expo and packet pick up! I can't believe this is actually happening!
It was at the Sherrill Center on UNCA's campus. I'd never been up there, they have a nice arena. There were a decent number of vendors there. We stopped at the Jus' Running and Foot Rx booths. Brad found a pair of Mizuno shorts for 50% off and I got a belt at iFitness. I also saw a booth for a The Haunted Half Marathon. Should I or shouldn't I? I'm gonna decide after Saturday, but I'm thinking YES!

I picked up my shirt and bib:
**This is actually the third shirt I got. On the first two the screen printing had smeared and looked crappy. I HATE taking things back or saying anything about stuff like that, but dangit this is my first half marathon shirt and I want to be able to wear it all the time. Even to sleep.

So I'm off to eat some delicious carbs (I keep reading that you shouldn't carb load the night before but that you should eat a few more carbs for a few days before the race). I can probaby handle that.

Now that I've made you suffer through all that, let's get down to the good stuff... my first giveaway!
A mix of my favorite fuels! Shot Bloks, GU's and sport beans. You'll get everything pictured, and maybe a few other sweet treats! Want to enter? Here are the ways you can:

**MANDATORY - must be a follower** (1 entry)

Optional entries:
Blog, tweet, or facebook a link to this giveaway. (1 entry for each)
Tell me your favorite race fuel. (1 entry)

Leave me a comment for each entry pretty please!

Good LUCK! I'll pick a winner on September 24th at 11pm (ish, let's face it I'm not punctual at all). I'll either use the random number generator or figure out a way to let Riley pick.

48 comments:

  1. I am a follower! YAY for a giveaway and good luck with your half marathon, I have packet pickup tomorrow for mine.

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  2. Your shirt is so cute and fits you perfect!! I'm a follower! :)

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  3. I can't find where to follow you, maybe it's because my computer is screwy but I'm gonna put you on my blog roll! I live in Lexington, yes KY. I think we're close!

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  4. My favorite race fuel is what you're giving away! GU! As for the night before...anything but Subway or mayonnaise :)

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  5. I'm a follower!
    Cute race tee! You are so close to me, we gotta do a meet up next time!

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  6. I favorite fuel would be the beans....but I haven't tried to many things yet!

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  7. Congrats and good luck with your first half! Glad you got a good shirt finally. Follower!

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  8. My favorite race fuel is Hammer gels in espresso.

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  9. follower!!! and so excited for your race!!!!! yayyyyyyy!!!!

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  10. my fave race fuel is chocolate gu!!

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  11. I am following you and wishing you well on your half. Go!

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  12. I posted on my blog sidebar
    eatrunsail.blogspot.com

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  13. I have no experience yet with fuels... have just tried jelly beans on my last long run.

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  14. I'm now just getting into the whole fuel craze now that my runs are getting long enough...I'm using Honey Stingers now...tastes just like fruit snacks with no stomach issues!

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  15. I'm a follower!! -- Love the new header, layout, and colors!!

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  16. Mentioned your giveaway on Facebook!! http://facebook.com/jennsadventures =)

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  17. Tweeted your giveaway!!! @JennsAdventures

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  18. I haven't found my favorite race fuel yet!

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  19. hahaha i totally agree I would have taken the shirt back also, good luck, cant wait to hear about it!!

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  20. How did your race go? So exciting! I definitely would have taken the shirt back.

    My favorite race fuel is Honey Stinger Energy Chews

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  21. My favorite is Sport Beans (one of the reasons I need to win this!)

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  22. Haven't found a favorite race fuel YET

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  23. Tweeted about your giveaway-I'm Suz4AU0608

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  24. I follow you on Google Friend Connect :D

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  25. I am currently figuring out my best fuel solutions, but really love the Shot Bloks (got them in a swag bag at my first 1/2) and also like the Sport Beans (see a pattern for why I love this giveaway??!!)

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  26. I just checked out your race recap! Great finish!!!! :D

    I tweeted about your giveaway too.

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  27. I follow your blog publicly via Google Friend Connect as shala_darkstone.
    maddiemb {at} comcast (dot) net

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  28. I shared this giveaway on Facebook here: http://www.facebook.com/shala.darkstone/posts/171024306310260
    maddiemb {at} comcast (dot) net

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  29. My favorite race fuel is PowerBar Energy Gel.
    maddiemb {at} comcast (dot) net

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  30. I use Clif Shot Bloks on my runs (mostly because I got a bunch free from the company from an event) - I am in need of more fuel!!

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