Coach Nancy is a woman who knows her running gear. You can always count her for advice on the latest and greatest shoes, accessories and clothes. For a few years now, she has been raving about something called a Road ID.
Last year, I started attending my boyfriend's bike races, where, it seemed, all the cyclists wore one. I decided to learn more. The co-founder of the company, it turns out, is an avid cyclist, and it was while training for a marathon that he was inspired to start Road ID with his father.
The back story is here. They say: If you can’t speak for yourself, Road ID will speak for you.
Though they have several products, most of them are bracelets that you wear while exercising. They also have shoe pouches and anklets. With Daylight Saving Time coming up this weekend, and shorter, darker days just around the corner, we thought it was a perfect time to host a giveaway with Road ID!
They say: If you are a runner, cyclist, triathlete or just a person who doesn't sit on the couch all day, Road ID is for you. This awesome piece of gear not only looks good but it could save your life. In the event of an accident, if you can't speak for yourself, your Road ID will. Available in 6 different styles. It's not just a piece of gear - it's peace of mind.
After discovering that Road ID is not only a company that's focused on healthy living, like SparkPeople is, but also one that's based in nearby northern Kentucky, I reached out to them. Road ID agreed to let several SparkPeople employees try their products--and my co-workers and I were thrilled with our Road IDs! (Psst, Road ID is giving some away to you as well!)
Just like the products themselves, our employees are using them for a variety of uses: Tanya wears her while walking and biking through her neighborhood before dawn each morning. I wear mine while running, as does Jen. She loves her shoe pouch: It was easy to order, fun to customize, and arrived quickly--and came with a coupon for a friend! The shoe tag doesn't get in her way.
I have a Wrist ID Sport, and it's great. It came in purple, my favorite color, had room for all my important contact info, and fits comfortably on my wrist. (The Road IDs even come in different sizes, so you can choose the one that's right for your body.)
The cutest Road ID story has to be Samantha's. Her young son, Jacob, wore it on his first long bike ride--35 miles! Not only did Jacob feel "official," but it put his mom's mind at ease. What a cutie!
We didn't hear any negative comments from the people who tried the Road IDs. Everyone thought they were convenient and an easy way to feel safe while out on the road.
Some of their comments:
Road ID is giving away two $35 Road ID ecards--more than enough for you to get the Road ID of your choice, plus accessories. Thank you, Road ID!
To enter, click here! Be sure to read the rules. This contest will end exactly one week from today! Winners will be notified via email by dailySpark editor Stepfanie Romine.
Do you have a Road ID? What would you use yours for?
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