Showing posts with label race. Show all posts
Showing posts with label race. Show all posts

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

It's That Race Time Of Year Again

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Race season is upon us people. I know, I know real runners it's never off season. For those of us who have to train for 5K or  maybe 10K while you are training for wonder woman gazillion mile-ers (or that is what it feels like to us) we need a little help. Or should I say motivation, not help. For me once I have paid the money for something I then feel obligated to get as much of my monies worth as possible. For example I meant to buy a year family zoo pass for the longest time. Once I finally did buy it I went as much and as often as I could. I feel the same way with races. If I say I'll train for one then buy it I'll push it off. If I pay for the race then I'll start training right away so that I am ready for it.

So where do I start? What should my first race be? I suggest a fun one, like the the color run. I love the color run.  I have done one by myself, and one with my whole family. This year I am looking forward to my first race with just my husband and I. The Color Run, also known as the Happiest 5k on the Planet, is a unique paint race that celebrates healthiness, happiness and individuality.
Now the single largest event series in the world. I am super excited that this year the color run has a new twist as well. A new shiny twist. 

Here is what they said about the shine tour:


We're pumping up the 5k course and finish festival too! Look for a unique Sparkle Zone and killer photo ops on the course. At the finish festival, get ready for confetti cannons, shimmering clouds of color, and more. Everyone in 2015 will receive a limited edition Shine Tour Participant Kit, including: custom race tee, gold finisher's medal, tricolor headband w/ silver stitching, brand-new shine packet, and shiny tattoos. Talk about "bling" with benefits!


How awesome is that? I also have 2 cool opportunities. 1 is a $5 off code just for you! Hurry quick because this code expires May 15th! The next is a giveaway. I also have a giveaway for 2 entries for the color run! Make sure you read the rules closely on this one though! Since it is for any of their race's across the US, there are a few more rules than usual on my giveaways.
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$5 OFF code will NOT work on newly launched cities.



Giveaway Rules and Info:

Once you have won you must register with your code online asap, because the code you will be given won't last forever. You will not be admitted at the gate if you have not registered online with the free code.  The staff at the gate will not know anything about the giveaway and won’t be able to help you.  If your event that you want to attend is not open yet for registration, you will need to email the person I tell you to when you see it open as we can’t order codes for them until the event is open. The race you want to register for cannot be the upcoming weekend as the turnaround time for codes is at least a week. The race you want to register for cannot be sold out. You must respond to my email within 48 hours. Then It will take at least a week for you to get your code(s) for your free entry. List of locations can be found here: http://thecolorrun.com/events/ The giveaway closes 5/9/15 12:00 AM EST




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Monday, June 16, 2014

Tumm-E Yummies ColorVibe Run and Fun


So for part of my year of firsts we did a color run as a family. We had so much fun running in Cache Valleys Color Vibe 5K sponsored by Tumm-E Yummies! I was surprised at how well the kids did. Every time they got a little tired they would see the color throwing part up ahead and get a little boost to keep running.

I was so glad I gave them the white bandannas, cause it helped the color to not get in their mouths. Plus the sunglasses they got in their race packets helped as well. Although the glasses were a little big, so if your kids has a small head maybe bring your own?
They loved to hang out in the crowd while the DJ played music afterwards. They had so much fun doing the color throw and dancing around, hitting the bouncing beach ball and having a place where they could act like a bunch of crazy kids!

I can't wait till next year, and either can they. They loved it! I also loved the seat covers that Tumm-E Yummies sent me, they were so helpful for the ride home.

Monday, May 19, 2014

Tum-E Yummies & Color Vibe 5k Giveaway


I am so excited for the race this weekend, I can't wait. I also can't wait to announce the winner for the race this weekend. I loved some of the ideas you shared for how you would color your world for the race. Using random.org the winner is...

#4       2ManyBells

"One way I encourage my kids to run is to have a yummy destination point. We live 1/2 from a Great Harvest & smoothie shop. When we up it to 1 mile, we park at the store, run home and back to the shop. It seems to motivate them more. 
I definitely think you should run with goggles for the race!"

Make sure to send me an email (utahqueenofchaos@gmail.com) within the next 48 hours so I don't have to pick a new winner. I hate doing that! Don't be shy share your pictures with me from the race this weekend or any other Color Vibe race.