Monday, January 23, 2012

Monday Giveaway: Run Pretty Far Calendar (closed)

Nothing brightens a rainy, cold Monday like the chance to win something lovely!

I found Run Pretty Far when I was hunting for arm warmers to wear for the Princess Half Marathon.  I wanted something shiny and something not too pricey, since I wasn't sure I would ever wear them again.  I looked everywhere and could only find plain (read: not shiny or sparkly!) and very expensive arm warmers.  No good!

Finally I got lucky when someone mentioned Run Pretty Far arm warmers on Facebook.  They had exactly what I wanted!  I ordered three pairs of arm warmers (one for my sister and two for me since I couldn't decide on a colour).  I also ordered a beautiful calendar for myself, and a calendar for you for this giveaway.

When Jenn from Run Pretty Far found out about the giveaway, she generously offered to sponsor the giveaway.  A great big thank you goes to Jenn for that!

It is a beautiful calendar.  I have hung it next to my desk at work and I am writing my training schedule on it for easy reference.  I've already received compliments on it!

Run Pretty Far offers all sorts of running apparel - their tag line is "apparel and accessories designed to optimize the joy in your run".  I like that the name could be read as "run very far" or "run far while looking pretty".  Their prices for their products and shipping are very reasonable and my products arrived safely and quickly.  I was concerned about whether I would receive them on time and also about the colours, and Jenn was very quick to respond to e-mails and address my concerns.  I look forward to ordering from this company again!

Something with this logo is definitely on my wish list:

 And I think this t-shirt is adorable:

But enough with the talking, let's get on with the giveaway!  There are lots of different ways to enter and none of them are mandatory.  For the blog comments that involve commenting on this post, if you want to leave one comment with both entries in it (your goal(s) and what you would wish for from the Run Pretty Far shop) that is fine.

How to enter:

1. Since this is a calendar giveaway, comment on this post with your answer to this question - What's one of your goals for 2012?  (1 entry)

2. Like Run Pretty Far on Facebook. (1 entry)

3. Tweet about this giveaway (Please use the "Tweet" link in the Rafflecopter and it will automatically include a link to this post.) (1 entry - may be done once per day)

4. Visit Run Pretty Far and leave a comment on this post about what item from their shop you simply must have! (2 entries)

5. Comment on my post New Form, New Shoes, Oh My! with your advice/tips/suggestions about the questions in that post.  (2 entries)

I am using Rafflecopter to run the giveaway.  The only comment you need to leave below is for the entries - you then fill out the Rafflecopter form to let me know how many entries you get.  Only entries submitted through the Rafflecopter will count.  Please note that entries will be randomly verified before selecting a winner.

The giveaway will be open for entries until 12:01 a.m. on Monday, January 30, 2012.  I will announce the winner here that day (time permitting) and contact him/her by e-mail if one is provided.  The winner will have one (1) week to claim their prize, at which time if I haven't heard from him/her I will pick another winner.

a Rafflecopter giveaway


  1. I have two main goals for 2012.... To complete 3 half marathons.. And to RUN HAPPY

    Awesome giveaway. I <3 run pretty far

    Btw this is Charlotte from wildthingsrunfree (char__latte) but it won't let me comment via Wordpress for some reason

  2. My goal for 2012 is finish a half marathon:) - @dianne_harvard

  3. I want to win this SO bad!!!

    My goal for 2012: break 2 hrs in the half marathon and run the LA time with a PR

  4. I really want the calendar more than anything, but second choice, the Tin Can Bouquet t-shirt. Really so pretty for a running shirt.

  5. I pretty much have to have every single thing from Run Pretty Far... But okay okay -- The Run happy grumpy speedy slow a little a lot shirt & the RUN HAPPY headband.

    GAH!!! I need to win the lottery

  6. Hello friend! One of my 2012 goals is to run 2 half marathons! I would like to get up to 4 halfs a year...but that will come in time! :)

  7. The apparel is so cute! I actually LOVE the Run Happy tank. Check out the description: "Is there any other way? Cheerful red with bright yellow, green and blue flowers keep you smiling!" :)

  8. One of my goals for 2012 is hopefully going to come to fruition this weekend when I set out to run the Inaugural Tinkerbell Half Marathon...My goal is to set a PR on this race - my first half time was pretty horrible and this is my second go at it and my love goal is 2:30, my like goal is 2:45 and my all hell broke loose goal is to just finish it.

    My Run Pretty Far must-haves are the Just Run Loose Fit and the Cherry Blossom (I found RPF at the Disneyland Expo in September and RAVE about them all the time!! Love Jenn's stuff! I already have the blossom and love it!) And I know it might seem silly, but my other must-have would be the calendar! :-)

  9. my goal is to run the 2012 Marine Corp Marathon and my Run Pretty Far must-have is the trail running shirt!

  10. I am planning on running my first half marathon!

  11. I just bought the Run Bright, it came the other day and I can't wait to wear it to a race in February! And I really love the Run Pretty Far Calendar.

  12. One of my 2012 goals is to run my first half-marathon (pneumonia last fall stopped me from running my first planned one!)

  13. Comment re: two items from Run Pretty Far (although I could pick a lot more - I love their stuff!)

    1. Just Run t-shirt
    2. Princess Pink sparkle armwarmers

  14. my goal - 2 10ks - and both at the 55 min mark.

  15. love run pretty far - found you from all of their stuff! esp the simple dreams long sleeve! Gonna be my birthday present! ;)

  16. 1000 miles in 2012!

    I love run pretty far. Especially my "run happy" headband!

  17. my goal is to run a 5k in less than 30 mins and to run a 10k by the end of the year.

  18. One of my goals is my first half marathon in May

  19. I love the toe socks and some of the performance tees with the flowery designs.

  20. Goal: To become certified as a personal trainer in 2012

  21. One of my goals this year is to eliminate plastic baggies from my house