12 Days Of Holiday Giveaways: Day 7

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  • Published Nov 29, 2012
  • Updated Oct 31, 2014 at 4:40 PM UTC

In honor of the holiday shopping season officially kicking off, we’re giving away products from Triathlete magazine’s Holiday Gift Guide (on newsstands now). Check out the Day 7 giveaway below.

Day 7 (Thursday, Nov. 29):

For day 7 of our 12 Days of Holiday Giveaways, we’re giving away a pair of New Balance 110 Winter running shoes ($125, They’re all-weather beasts built on the 110 Minimus chassis. The winner will also receive a Triathlete magazine race belt.

To win today’s giveaway, we’re looking for the most embarrassing race story, in 50 words or less. Post it in the comments below, and the editors will pick our favorite. Don’t be shy! Answers posted on the Triathlete Facebook page will not count. Entries must be posted by Friday, Nov. 30 at Noon PST. The winner will be announced on this page by 5 p.m. PST the same day.

Check back to every day for our 12 Days of Holiday Giveaways. Tomorrow we’ll be giving away a beautifully photographed book sure to inspire your bucket list!

UPDATED: Congratulations to our winner, Joseph Brescia, who submitted the following story: 

“Last year in a freezing April triathlon I slipped on ice, put my jacket on backwards, broke an aerobar on dismount, hit a volunteer with a flying shoe, still finished top 5, and won my age group, however, at 32 I was the ONLY person age 16-49.”

*Note: Please allow a few weeks for delivery, as the shoe will be shipped directly from New Balance, as long as shoe size is available.

Please read our rules and regulations before you submit:

The contest is run by Competitor Group, Inc, who is solely responsible for conducting the contest and for awarding the prize.
Winner selection will take place under the supervision of Competitor Group, Inc., whose decisions are final.

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Entries must be received before contest closing date. Competitor Group, Inc. and our Sweepstakes partner are not responsible for late, lost, damaged or misdirected entries, or any technical malfunctions of the telephone network and/or transmission line, computer on-line system, computer equipment, hardware, software, or any combination thereof, or any entries that are late (including delayed data transmissions), tampered with, garbled, incomplete, misdirected, lost, mutilated, delayed, corrupted, mechanically duplicated, illegible or otherwise not in compliance with these rules & regulations.

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Potential winners will be notified by replying to their entry on this post. Potential winners must follow the directions contained in any correspondence and return all forms correctly completed within 7 days of the date of correspondence. Non-compliance will result in disqualification and a naming of an alternate winner. Odds of winning depend on the number of entries received.


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