Spread Your Love, Valentines Giveaway from GU And RoadID

Recently I was in a running funk and was pushed by a fellow Twitter runner to create a list of the 10 things I love about running and while creating the list consider these 10 things from the perspective of  never running again.

I came up with my list, posted it to my personal blog and received some fantastic feedback about it. Not so much the 10 things but the idea of a list.  David, co-creator of #RunChat, shortly after posted to his personal blog his list and from there many other bloggers contacted us about their top 10 things they loved about running.

In the spirit of Valentines Day next week we have a fantastic giveaway for one reader who spread’s their love of running.

How to Enter: Post to your blog the 10 things you love about running. Be unique, creative and honest. Share the link in the comments section below and/or on our Facebook page.  One winner will be chosen via random.org on February 15th.

The Giveaway: The winner will receive the NEW GU Roctane Ultra Endurance Energy Drink, along with a mix of other GU products.  You will also win a Road ID eCard ($35 value).

Now, get writing about the 10 things you love about running and help spread the love of running this Valentines Day.


Update 2/15/12 Congratulations to the winner The Courage of Lungs

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I love running… 10. …because I’d rather spend $110 on race fees than for an hour with a therapist. 9. …because nobody can get to me during a run. 8. …so I can indulge on Philly pretzels once in a while. 7. …because the “run” itself is so pure and fun. 6. …to be around other runners, one of the friendliest collection of people in the world. 5. …because it helps me with my confidence level, and carries over to the other things that I do. 4. …because it helps me come out of my shell. 3. …because I can. 2. …because it brings me closer to my wife. 1. …because I don’t need a reason to run.


my reasons will auto-post tomorrow on Valentine’s Day :) www.runningforbling.com


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