Happy Friday, kids! It’s going to be a good one, I just know it. I’m running a race up in Santa Barbara wine country tomorrow and although I’m not a wino, I do love me a good Diet Coke Vintage 2008 sometimes. I’ll even do a late 2009.
Anyways, on to the giveaway, right?
The generous people at GU saw how much of a Marissa Miller-lookalike I am and sent me all these GU’s.
That is actually a lie; I begged and harassed them and they got tired of dead bolting their doors and sent me these. Thank you GU!
When I’m racing I only take Espresso Love and Vanilla Bean GU’s with me; I know what I like, what can I say? Those are my two favorite flavors and I have 2 boxes of them that I “save” for only races.
But SR, I’ve heard you talk about some nasty gel before, you say. Yes, this is true. I am sometimes cheap which leads to bad decisions.
Over a year ago I bought 3 boxes of another gel that we shall not name but instead call “Slif Blar” energy gels. They were $6 a box cheaper than GU’s so naturally I ordered a truckload thinking I’d save a buck.
Bad decision. “Slif Blar” energy gels are nasty. The best way I can describe them is tasting like brown rice syrup. And I’ve never even had brown rice syrup. So that’s why I use those in training runs and save my GU’s for races.
But you my friends, can try some GU’s for free! I am giving away 10 Strawberry Banana, 5 Vanilla Bean, 5 Espresso Love, and 10 GU Chomps in Orange. Considering 1 GU is around $1.50 at a running store, this could save you some serious cash. You could even try to barter your mortgage with these or something.
I myself prefer gels to bites because it’s easier to get down, no chewing, less energy to eat, but GU has tons of different ways to fuel:
GU Roctane – ultra endurance energy gels
GU Brew – electrolyte drink mix
GU Chomps – energy chews
GU energy gels
And they come in a lot of different flavors:
So do you want to win the SkinnyRunner 30 piece You’re a Superstar Sampler Pack???
All you have to do is comment and answer these 2 questions:
1. How do you refuel in your workouts?
Do you use GU or a different brand of energy gels, gummi bears, pb&j sandwiches?
2. If GU were to make a new flavor, like Ben & Jerry ice cream does, what flavor would you pick?
If you link to the give away, you’ll also get 2 extra entries; just let me know in the comment section that you did.
A random winner will be picked Monday night. Good luck, good GU’ing, I’m off to run!