Sunday, January 1, 2012

Happy and Healthy 2012 Giveaway!!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!!

Ok... my first contest!  A great start to a great year!

I am so happy to be able to share some great prizes from some of my favorite companies!  This is almost like a mini-version of Oprah's Favorite Things... well, very mini as I won't be giving away any cars, and I don't expect any of you reading this to burst out into tears of overwhelming happiness... BUT I am happy to be able to share some of my favorite things from 2011!

As you know, I am a big fan of Invisible Shoes and their awesome minimalist huaraches.  They were my first minimalist shoe, and my running vehicle of choice!  So, I'll be sharing the love with a lucky winner who will be sporting a custom-made pair of 4mm Connects, or 6mm Contacts courtesy of Steven Sashen and our friends at Invisibleshoe.com




Also, I was recently fortunate enough to win a gift certificate to Road ID from my friend and fellow blogger,  The Barefoot Chiropractor.  This is a great running product! I used to take my drivers license with me for ID purposes, or my cell phone, only to forget them in the car, or in my shorts etc.  My Road ID wrist band has all critical contact info, is comfortable, is reflective, and looks great!  My wife worries less knowing important contact and health info is always with me when road or trail running. This is one of the best ways to stay safe out there! Thanks to the great folks at Road ID, one lucky winner will receive any customized Road ID product of their choice!



Finally, I have really enjoyed using the Pikes Peak Sports website to share information with other folks in the Pikes Peak area, make blog posts,  participate in contests, take part in discussions, and to stay informed on local outdoor activities.  Pikes Peak Sports, and my friend Tim Bergsten, run a terrific site and Facebook page.  They have done a lot to support runs, the Incline, and other activities in the area, and I look forward to seeing them continue to grow in 2012!  So, from these terrific folks, I am happy to be able to provide the winner a Pikes Peak Sports t-shirt so they can be the cool kid on the block!




The contest starts Sunday January 1st, 2012 at 8PM MST, and runs until Sunday January 8th, 2012 at 8PM MST.

Participation:

To participate, please leave a comment below confirming  EACH of the actions completed in each comment (don't summarize in one post).  The more you do, the more entries in the contest! (Up to 5 entries per person) NOTE: If you choose to post anonymously, please leave your name or first name and last initial, and then make sure you click on my profile and email me with contact info so that I can contact you if you win.. thanks)

1.  Leave a comment below and tell me about one healthy lifestyle change you made last year in 2011, and also let me know at least one of your goal changes for 2012.

2.  Share this blogpost for the contest to your Facebook page (links at bottom), and leave me a comment that you shared it.

3. "Follow" or subscribe to this blog (link to the right), and leave me a comment to that effect.

4.  "Like" Barefoot Inclined on Facebook (click, or see link to the right), and leave a comment that you have "liked" it.

5.  Share this blogpost for the contest on Twitter (see links below) and leave a comment letting me know.

After the contest closes on January 8th, 2012 at 8pm MST, I will be using Random.org to generate sequence numbers for all comments received, and generate the first, second, and third place winners.  I will contact winners via the email addresses provided when commenting (but not shown or shared).

Prizes:

1st Prize: Your choice of Invisible Shoes 4mm Connect, or 6mm Contact huaraches, either in a DIY kit, OR better yet, Custom-Made!   Courtesy of Steven Sashen and our friends at Invisibleshoe.com 

2nd Prize:  Your choice of any customized Road ID product (Up to $35 value), courtesy of Roadid.com.  The best way to run safe!!

3rd Prize:  A fine T-Shirt from the great folks at Pikes Peak Sports!

Ok.. there you have it!  Good luck, and cheers to a Happy and Healthy 2012 from Jeff 2.0 and Barefoot Inclined!





78 comments:

Anonymous said...

I stopped consuming coffee in 2011 , I found it was contributing to dehydration . The quick jolt of caffeine induced energy has been successfully replaced by an endorphin provoking early a.m run ..my new goal for 2012 is to try at least one new health food each month, this month it's cashew butter , I love it . I believe in the blood type diet and paleo diet as fuel we put into our body translates to the energy we can count on whole we train , trail running , or road and mountain biking ..fuel is important for proper acceleration ...Jill S

J said...

Shared on FB.

Anonymous said...

I went from 265lbs to 205 lbs. Unable to run more than 1 mile in April. I ran the warrior dash with my 14yr old daughter I have run over 1000 miles in 2011. I ran my first marathon in time of 3:50:00. I also post pr in 5k 21:30, and half 1:44:00. I have motivated many ppl to start running. In 2012, my goals include running 2012 miles. I have signed up for 50k in April, 50 miler northcountry trail run. In addition, Oct Im going to qualify for boston with 3:15: flat marathon. -Jon

Sheina T. said...

I ran over 1,000 miles in 2011 and hope to run 1,200 in 2012.

Sheina T. said...

I now subscribe to your blog!

Sheina T. said...

I shared your blog/giveaway on my facebook page.

Sheina T. said...

I shared your giveaway on twitter.

Sheina T. said...

I "liked" Barefoot Included on Facebook.

pensive said...

I started running in 2011, and I'm running a Half Marathon in 2012!

pensive said...

I tweeted the giveaway!

pensive said...

I already follow you, though I don't know if that counts for the contest...

Brian Vinson said...

Liked on facebook

Brian Vinson said...

Contest shared on Facebook.

Intervals said...

In 2011 I took a running biomechanic class which helped me find the stride and fluid running form I need to run effortlessly. In 2012 I am taking more fitness certification classes so that I can help others find good health and achieve their own fitness goals.
I also subscribed to your blog and liked your fb page.

Brian Vinson said...

A healthy lifestyle change I made in 2011 was quitting playing soccer in an unhealthy league. This was great for my mental health as well as my physical health; instead of coming home injured and grumpy (after doing something that I was supposedly doing for fun!) I stayed upbeat and happy. This is great for mental health. For 2012, I plan to seek positive people to run with and interact with.

ShelahD (Queenie) said...

After a year of struggling, I kicked off my shoes and started running barefoot in 2011. Now working to teach others how to. 2012 has me staring at a mileage goal of 1000 as well as wanting to do a half marathon. I am also finishing school up so I can get all of those fancy initials after my name so people will want to hear what I have to say about fitness and nutrition. :o) Happy New Year!

ShelahD (Queenie) said...

Shared on my facebook profile (QueenieD)

ShelahD (Queenie) said...

Tweeted you! (Queenie)

ShelahD (Queenie) said...

Followed the site too.

ShelahD (Queenie) said...

And....liked you on Facebook. :o)

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Chad said...

For 2011, I took better care of my body while training, not pushing as hard. This kept me from injury. This year, I intend to work towards another marathon, listening even more to my bod

Chad said...

Liked on Facebook!

Chad said...

Followed you on the blog!

Chad said...

Shared on twitter

Chad said...

Shared on Facebook!

Stormy said...

I started exercising again in 2011 and plan to start running again in 2012. At this point, I don't think I will do "barefoot" but will definitely be working towards minimalist running!

Stormy said...

I liked on Facebook

Stormy said...

I shared the contest on my Facebook profile

Stormy said...

I started following Barefoot Inclined!!

Stormy said...

I tweeted the contest!

Kyle Nichol said...

I started running in 2011. That was my big life change. This year I intend on completing a marathon and hopefully doing a half-marathon barefoot.

Kyle Nichol said...

I have shared this on facebook.

Kyle Nichol said...

I already follow this blog. Hopefully that still counts. :)

Kyle Nichol said...

I already like this on Facebook.

Kyle Nichol said...

I have tweeted this contest.

Robbie-Lynn said...

I started running in March and have lost over 100 pounds in 2011. I'm going to run a marathon this year and complete several half-marathons.

Robbie-Lynn said...

I have shared this on Facebook.

Robbie-Lynn said...

I am following your blog.

Robbie-Lynn said...

I like this on Facebook.

Robbie-Lynn said...

I have shared this on Twitter.

Jeff Gallup said...

These comments are inspiring! And yes, if you are already a follower or follow on Facebook, just let me know that.. it counts as an entry!

Coy Martinez said...

I love Invisible Shoes! I think a positive change I made in 2011 was to commit to my riding and go head first in the triathlon training. For 2012 I'm planning on my first 70.3!!

Coy Martinez said...

I'm a follower of yours and happy to be one! :)

Coy Martinez said...

I liked you on Facebook too!!

The itinerant archer said...

I have you on Facebook and Twitter

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The itinerant archer said...

Healthy lifestyle ?? I started using Fivefinger Shoes, it's easier to walk with your toes splayed apart, and if I'm not wearing those, I wear Sanuks (Their not Shoes, Their Sandals) light and very comfy, no bunched up toes.
I'm out every day and usually do a couple of miles in all weathers, (the joys of having a Dog).
But them I've been doing that for Years.

Malo said...

liked, shared, joined, tweeted, and commented :)

https://twitter.com/#!/PaleoRunners

Melissa G. said...

Trained and completed the Bolder Boulder!!

Lori said...
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Lori said...

I started drinking fresh green juice 2011. It's an easy and delicious way to consume more veggies in one sitting than I ever could if they were in solid form.
I started running in 2012 and have a goal of running 5k in 8 weeks.

Lori said...

I like your Facebook page.

Lori said...

I subscribed to your blog.

Lori said...

I shared a link to your blog on my Facebook page.

Robin S said...

Healthy Lifestyle Change - I started eating a low carb diet. I'm trying to lower my cholesterol and feel better! In 2012, I plan to continue the low carb lifestyle and add in some regular walking time.

Robin S said...

Like Barefoot Inclined

Robin S said...

I follow your blog!

Robin S said...

I'm sharing the link on my Facebook page.

chase merriman said...

Well I started running marathons in 2011 and in 2012 I plan to try out minimal shoes because they seem to be the way to go. I really want to do barefoot running.

Stan said...

I've "liked" Barefoot Inclined in FB.

Stan said...

In 2011, I've started something called Intermittent Fasting. A great and safe way to lose weight. Combined with running, I have now lost close to 35 lbs (from 184 to 150). http://www.9run.ca/2011/06/intermittent-fasting-new-way-to-lose.html

In 2012, I don;t have anything new planned but rather keep up the running and proper eating on my way to, hopefully, a BQ this October.

Stan said...

Hi Jeff. Shared this entry in my FB...:)

Jon said...

Started my minimalist running in 2011. 750 of my 1009 miles in 2011 were on the Merrel Trail glove shoes. going to give the Vivobarefeet a try this year and would love to win the Invisible shoe.

Jon O. said...

2012 will be about adding more cross training to improve my overall health. Also watching what i eat more.

Jon O. said...

Liked on FB.

Jon O. said...

Subscribed to blog!

Jon O. said...

shared on FB!

J said...

Followed the Site

J said...

Tweeted you corona0401

J said...

Shared on google+

J said...

I quit smoking Dec 6, 2011

2012 - I am running at least 1 mile every day and 1000+ for the year. Included in that will be another 5k a 10k & a 1/2 marathon.

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Vancouver Chiropractor said...

This Blog is going places, the people, the layout, amazing to see such dedication and focus.

Jeff Gallup said...

Thank you! I appreciate the vote of confidence!

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