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Friday, August 06, 2010

My Favorite Things Giveaway: Girlz N Gear

*This giveaway is now closed*
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Yes! Join the Twitter Party on Sunday! More info below! But first, a REVIEW AND A GIVEAWAY!

If you were in San Diego with me for the Rock N Roll Half Marathon as part of Team Shrinking Jeans and Team In Training in June, then you will have gone to the fitness expo. If you didn't go, it was a very big expo.

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I spent a lot of time there because I was the first one of our group to arrive in San Diego and that was the thing to do.

So I walked around.

I got a million samples.

And I got some more samples.

And I walked around some more.

And then I fell in love and re-fell in love with a company and a shirt in the far back corner of the expo. It was Girlz N Gear.

And this was the shirt.
Girlz N Gear

(Please excuse my post spin-class nastiness and googly eyes).

If you can't see it, it reads:

Running shoes: $89
Race Entry Fee: $45
Crossing the finish line before my husband.....PRICELESS.

I walked by the shirt and I wanted it. It called to me from afar. I swooned. I went back. I touched its soft cottony goodness and I sadly left the expo without it and I dreamt about it that night.

I woke up and realized, I had to go back! I needed this shirt! SO badly! It called to me in the night!

So I went back to the expo the next day.

1 SHIRT LEFT. Mine. Allllll mine. 

Thank goodness.

(That was close.)

So I snatched it up. I wore it home. The flight attendant commented about how awesome it was. I wore it all the time and I wore it everywhere and everyone in the world looks at my chest  read it and loved it. The only place I didn't wear this shirt was at the race where I actually BEAT my husband across the finish line! YES I DID! I BEAT HIM! By like a good minute! And coincidentally, it turns out the feeling is priceless. I'm just saying.

But the shirt itself is literally the comfiest article of clothing I own. It's 100% jersey cotton and will not shrink and after multiple multiple multiple wears (trust me on this one), it retains its shape and color and feels as soft as the first day you bought it. It's shaped like a girl tee and not like a boxy regular old tee-shirt, which is what I love so much and it's long enough to cover the midsection and not too short as sometimes girlie tees can be.

There is nothing I don't love about their tees, actually. Plus, they have so many cute slogans like one of my personal favorites, "Run like you got a pair." (Pair of shoes, silly. What did you think they meant?)

One of you will get to win a wonderful tee from Girlz N Gear! All you have to do is the following:

  • Go visit Girlz N Gear and then come back here and leave a comment about what tee or slogan is your favorite.
  • For a 2nd entry, fan them on Facebook.
  • For a 3rd entry, Tweet about the giveaway! Weeee!
Please leave a separate comment for each entry. Winner will be chosen at random and announced Saturday. This contest closes Friday at 11:59 p.m. ET.

There is one more giveaway on Saturday and THEN there's the grand finale!!

A Twitter Party and you're invited! At 8pm eastern time, there are more prizes, like:

-Hot workout sunglasses
-More GU
-More run gear
-More Bondi Bands and more!

So stop by and we'll chat about our girlieness! Hashtag: #momswearcapes.

Have a great day!

51 comments:

Bacardi Mama said...

Because I walk more than I run, I like the "Just Walk It" shirt.

Bacardi Mama said...

I'm now a Girlz N Gear Facebook fan.

EricaH said...

i like the Hard Work+Dedications+Strength 13.1 shirt for me please. :)

EricaH said...

i liked them on fb

EricaH said...

i retweeted about the giveaway @erica_h

Kirsten said...

I think my favorite is a tie between "hard work+dedictation+strength 13.1" and "wife, mom, marathoner"

Kirsten said...

"liked" on FB

Jessi said...

Another great favorite, Christie! I like "Yeah, I run like a girl" and "Priceless"...and I also think the kid's shirt "I drive my mom to run" is cute.

Jessi said...

I also "like" Girlz N Gear on FB.

Angie Bishop said...

I like the Wife Mom Marathoner t-shirt in bright turquoise blue!!

Angie Bishop said...

I "like" them on facebook now!

Angie Bishop said...

I tweeted about this giveaway!
@BarefootAngieBee

Tiffany said...

I love the "running is cheaper than therapy" shirt! Definitely true for me... although I have become a bit of a gear freak....

Tiffany said...

Facebook fan!

mommaof3ontherun said...

Love the running is cheaper than therapy and run like you got a pair...I laughed!

mommaof3ontherun said...

liked them on fb

mommaof3ontherun said...

tweeted@mommaof3onrun

Lizzie said...

I like the "running is cheaper than therapy"

Lizzie said...

I liked on FB

Lizzie said...

I tweeted @seelizzietri

LWH said...

Awesome stuff! I particulary like the Hard Work + Dedication + Strength 13.1 shirt...might have to buy myself one after my half marathon next month!!!

LWH said...

I "liked" on FB!

LWH said...

I tweeted! @monkeyfishmom

Bari said...

tweet: http://twitter.com/barif0815/status/20470347401

Bari said...

I "liked" them on FB

Bari said...

I can't get the "Priceless" shirt cuz I can't beat my hubs anymore. Dude is under a 30 min 5k now! Since I'm training for my 1st 1/2, I'd go with the "Hard Work+Dedication+Strength 13.1" or maybe "Yeah...I run like a girl."

Jamee said...

I need the "Running is cheaper than therapy" shirt! Love it!

Lisa said...

I have two I like:
Hard Work + Dedication+ Strength 13.1
and
Running is Cheaper than Therapy

Love the shirts!

Lisa said...

I liked them on FB!

Lisa said...

tweet tweet!

http://twitter.com/MommyMo/status/20471304054

Bunch of Barrons said...

oh tough choice...it would be between the "priceless" shirt or the "cheaper than therapy" . Love their stuff! :)

Kate said...

I'm a fan on Facebook!

Kate said...

I like the Run Like you Got a Pair & Yeah...I Run Like a Girl.

Kate said...

And Tweeted! @northdakotamom

Tiffany said...

Tweety Tweet Tweet...
http://twitter.com/KidCancerNurse/status/20486601294

imadramamama said...

Um, I kind of like the Who Needs Balls? but I'm not sure if I could ever wear it any public without blushing...

So maybe I should say the Tri shirt.

imadramamama said...

Liked 'em on Facebook!

imadramamama said...

Tweety Tweet Tweet!

http://twitter.com/imadramamama/status/20487555576

Audrey said...

LOVE the "drive my mom to run" tee for kids. :)

Audrey said...

Now a FB fan of Girlz n Gear.

Audrey said...

Tweet! http://twitter.com/seemamarun/status/20489471110

Brooke said...

facebook fan :)

Brooke said...

the "marathon princess" one would be perfect for after disney!

~Mendie~ said...

I like the I run like a girl shirt!

~Mendie~ said...

tweet! http://twitter.com/ladybugs714/status/20517156227

Sara @ Domestically Challenged said...

I am SO glad I found this! I am a marathon runner and addicted to cool shirts like that! I love the wife, mom, marathoner! I want to buy so many!

Sara @ Domestically Challenged said...

I like them on facebook too. As I point out the shirt i NEED to my husband!

Sara @ Domestically Challenged said...

and I tweeted (@trammisms)

Dante M. said...

"I'm a good sport...when I win" and I own it of course. And I LOVE IT!!!

Lisa said...

I'm a cyclist, so my favorite is Yeah I ride like a Girl ~ too cute!

Lisa said...

I'm a big fan on FB too!

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