Friday Freebie: 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon Goodie Bag GIVEAWAY
June 1, 2012 Destinations

After posting my interview with Runner’s World Chief Running Officer Bart Yasso conducted during the Pittsburgh Marathon Health and Fitness Expo, I realized there was one more piece of unfinished business for our 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon coverage.  Race officials for the Pittsburgh Marathon donated an extra “goodie bag” to give away to our readers.  The contents of this goodie bag are… a MYSTERY!  That’s right, I’m not telling.  It will be a surprise to the lucky individual who wins.

As you can see from the photo, the bag itself is a drawstring track bag, with a zipper pocket and Pittsburgh Marathon logo on the front, and Dick’s Sporting Goods logo on the bag.  It’d make a nice motivator for anyone training for the 2013 Pittsburgh Marathon, or perhaps your goodie bag didn’t make it home, or maybe you could use it as a background for a shawdowbox displaying your medal… the possibilities are endless.  OK, not endless, it’s a bag, it’s not going to solve the energy crisis.

Entry for the giveaway starts today and ends on Thursday, June 7, 2012 at midnight.  A winner will be chosen by random selection from the comments below (using  The winner will be announced on this post on Friday, June 8, 2012.  Sorry, I can only ship the prize to residents of the continental United States (you can enter if you don’t live in the US, and we can make arrangements for you to pick up your prize if you wish).

To Enter:

1. Leave a comment below and share your favorite memory from the Pittsburgh Marathon 2012, why you want to run the Pittsburgh Marathon in 2013, or whatever comes to mind.

2. “Like” the Adventures by Daddy page on Facebook.  (Mention in comment below you “like” the Facebook page.)

3. “Follow” Adventures by Daddy on Twitter.  (Mention in comment below you “follow” the Twitter feed.)

It’s OK if you already “like” and “follow” us (Thanks!) – just mention that in the comment you leave below.

4. You can earn extra entries by sharing the giveaway on your twitter or facebook accounts, but you need to leave another comment on the post.  Tweet or Share something like this –  I just entered @AdventuresbyDad Pittsburgh Marathon goodie bag giveaway, and you can too!

Make sure you include the link to this post.  That’s it.  Have fun!

"11" Comments
  1. My favorite memory of the 2012 Pittsburgh Marathon is of reading that you’d finished it! Congratulations!!

  2. I didn’t run Pittsburgh this year, because I ran the insanely hot Cleveland Marathon instead. But I loved running it in 2011, and I think I’ll be back next year. It was one of my favorite races ever.

    • It was pretty hot in Pittsburgh too on May 6th. How did Cleveland go for you?

      • Well, with the heat, I ended up missing my goal by about 15 minutes. I’m glad I decided to carry my own water – I would have been in serious trouble without it. I focused mostly on staying hydrated, and by about mile 18 I threw my time goal out the window. By the end, I was just happy to have finished in one piece.

        Now I’m hoping to beat my PR in Columbus this October.

        • I am always glad to have my own water during a race. I think it’s the Boy Scout in me. I just want to be able to drink whenever I need/want to. Good luck in Columbus!

          • I’m a big fan of Nuun (less sugar, mild taste), so I just put a couple of the tablets in my pockets, carry my own bottle, and use the water on the course to make new Nuun (Newn?) as I go. It’s worked really well in my last three marathons.

  3. (Oh, and I follow your twitter, but I don’t have a facebook profile)

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