Monday, March 28, 2011

Road ID Review & Giveaway

You know that saying "Safety first?"  Well, it's uber important for an athlete...especially when out on the open road.  Since we aren't in that age where our medical info or identification is embedded in a microchip under our skin yet (I think?), the next best thing is to wear an ID of some sort.  A Road ID in particular.

Goober's is pink, mine's purple. Awwww.
I've had my Wrist ID Elite Road ID for some time now, prior to being contacted by OutsidePR for a review.  But when I was asked to test Road ID out for real, I jumped at the chance:  Goober goes running with me now, and she needed her own ID just in case.  I designed a Wrist ID Sport in girly pink for Miss Goober, and also ordered a bright blue Firefly for my night runs.  Sorry flashing blue Aetna light...I just don't like chasing you down the street.

Goober's ID has her name, full birthdate, hometown, 3 emergency phone numbers, a "NKA" (No Known Allergies) and "Baby Goober" for good measure.  My Road ID has my name, year of birth, hometown, 2 emergency contacts, my penicillin allergy alert and "Angelfish - LiveLoveLaugh" for luck.  That's some really important information in case anything happens to me during one of my solo runs with the Goob monster.  I truly hope my Road ID is never put to use...
"Don't go into the light, Carolann!"
The blue Firefly is pretty awesome.  It either blinks or is a constant LED light for all your night running safety needs.  I clip this bad boy on the back of my running hat and it stays put (unlike some other blue flashing lights that shall remain anonymous...).  My only gripe would be that turning the light on and off by twisting the top kind of hurts.  I always have to use my shirt as a buffer.  Owie.
 

I want you to be safe out there!!  And now for the giveaway!
One lucky winner will receive a $35 gift code for a Road ID.  

Here's the scoop on how to win:
(Please leave separate comments for each entry)
Mandatory entry:
Additional entries:
  • Follow RZR via Google Friend Connect, or let me know you already do (1 entry)
  • "Like" Road ID on Facebook & let them know Run, Zoë, Run! sent you (1 entry)
  • Follow Road ID on Twitter (@RoadID) (1 entry)
  • "Like" Run, Zoë, Run! on Facebook (1 entry)
  • Tweet this 
    • "Stay safe out there! Your chance to win a @RoadID is with @RunZoeRun http://bit.ly/g7dnSG" 
    • or Click 
  • Link to this giveaway on your blog, Twitter (include @RunZoeRun), or Facebook.  Let me know in a comment (1 entry each)
The giveaway will end at midnight Friday 4/8, with the winner picked via Random.org or Miss Goober if she feels so inclined.  Winner announced on Saturday the 9th.  OutsidePR will send the prize to the winner. :)


**Note:  All reviews are based on my own personal experience with the specific products I was provided with.  I received these products free of charge from RoadID/OutsidePR and was not compensated for my review. Gift card provided courtesy of RoadID.**

251 comments:

  1. Hey Zoe! Great post and giveaway - I love it. I don't have a RoadID now, but if I did I'd get the Wrist ID Elite (original). Definitely would allow my fam to worry a bit less when I'm out running the long runs.

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  2. I would get 1 shoe ID to replace my old one that I can no longer find (and I have new contact info) and 1 for my boyfriend who it getting into running more.

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  3. I love the elite Sport, and they have a skinnier one that I saw in a brochure that's not on the website yet!

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  4. I twittered about this using your button

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  5. I shared this on FB punkin4675

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  6. I tweeted (from LauraRMuise)

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  7. I have a roadId but need a replacement ID as me and the hubs contact info changed.
    ...the lights are awesome but I have the same issue turning them on...Glad is wasn't just me...

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  8. I totally need a replacement... all the info is wrong! I would be in big trouble!

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  9. Entry 1) I would get the wrist id sport

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  10. Posted in the sidebar on my blog.

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  11. Entry 2) I follow you on Google Friend Connect

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  12. Entry 3) I've liked Road Id on facebk and said you sent me

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  13. Entry 4) I like Run Zoe Run on facebk

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  14. I'd get the Road ID original! In purple or pink :)

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  15. I have a Road ID on my shoe ~ I would LIKE the Wrist Elite in Pink. (My kiddos have Road ID's too - just incase anything ever happens to me on a bike ride, you know?)

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  16. I "like" you already. (grin)

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  17. I've linked you through my NofSahm Facebook Page.

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  18. I want an orange elite road id. My purple one is in rough shape.

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  19. I Liked Road ID on Facebook!

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  20. I already follow your blog

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  21. I Liked RzR on Facebook!

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  22. I currently have a RoadID but my contact info has changed so I'd love a new one or one of the Fireflys!

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  23. I follow RoadID on Twitter!

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  24. I would get the ankle ID I think. The firefly looks pretty cool too, since I am now running at dark'o clock.

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  25. I want to try the Firefly! I already have a pretty purple RoadID (LOVE IT and think every runner should have one).

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  26. I follow RoadID on the Twitters. @danielleruns

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  27. Tweeted about the Giveaway! @danielleruns

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  28. I would get the Road Id Original band in orange or purple :)

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  29. I would order Dean!!! Next choice- purple road ID elite.

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  30. I linked your giveaway on my sidebar on my blog. mymarathondiaries.com

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  31. I would def. get the purple road ID- I have been dying to get one. I did a whole post on my blog about women jogging at night.

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  32. I followed RoadID on Twitter Twitter :)

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  33. I would like the Wrist ID Elite in red :)

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  34. I have followed you on Google Friend Connect

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  35. I tweeted about the giveaway

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  36. aaaaaaaaaaaand I blogged about it
    http://timetoworkout08.blogspot.com/2011/03/run-zoe-run-road-id-giveaway.html

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  37. Hi! I would get the wrist id elite in GREEN!!!!

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  38. I "like" Roadid on fb & let them know you sent me over.

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  39. Posted your giveaway on my blog: http://www.finallyfit2011.blogspot.com

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  40. I want the Road ID Sport in Red

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  41. I follow RoadID on Twitter

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  42. Tweeted about the giveaway

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  43. Added link to blog giveaway - http://runnermaybe.blogspot.com/

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  44. I want to get the Wrist Elite in Purple :)

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  45. I follow you cause our pretty awesome and ms Goober is a cutie

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  46. Linking on my blog sidebar :)

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  47. I would buy the Wrist ID Sport - one in pink and one in black so I always had something to match whichever running outfit I was wearing!

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  48. I liked Road ID on Facebook.

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  49. I'm following Road ID on Twitter.

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  55. I am following you on Google Friend Connect.

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  56. I would get a pink Road ID... since... I don't have one :D

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  57. I would get the elite sport :)

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  58. I follow roadid on twitter (@allie0622)

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  59. I would get the Road ID interactive!

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  60. I follow RZR on google friend connect

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  61. I "like" Road ID on facebook (and left a comment

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  62. Great giveaway!
    I totally want one of those lights for running before dawn. I wouldn't mind a road id bracelet either!

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  63. I posted this on the giveaway tab of my blog.

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  64. awesome giveaway zoe! thanks for sharing!!! i have a road id, as does my husband, but i def want one of those lights as I ALWAYS wear my hat so it would get good use when i'm out walking, running or biking!!!

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  65. i have no idea what google friend connect is but i follow you blog in my google reader!

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  66. i "like" your page on FB too :)

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  67. I would get SHOE ID in black or red

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  68. Already follow RZR!!

    (I want to win this one for my sister. She's in need of a Road ID so I stop worrying about her)

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  69. Already "Like" Road ID on Facebook.

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  70. I already have a Road ID and bullied my husband until he bought one as well. I want to win this one for my sister. She will be moving to a new town all by herself to start her dietary internship and she needs something to keep her "safe" while she runs.

    I'd pick the Wrist ID Elite for her in Pink because it looks super cool just like she is :)

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  71. Just linked back on my blog
    http://lookingupagain.blogspot.com/2011/03/lady-luck-loves-me.html

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  72. I want to win this for my kiddos.. get them cute little road Ids

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  73. I Follow this blog :) Love my Zoe.. Run this weekend??

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  74. Ive been DYING for a road id and will use some birthday money to buy one if i dont win! i want the bracelet like yours!!!

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  75. and i like road id on facebook too!

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  76. I'd probably get the original Road ID

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  77. Already liked Road ID on FB

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  78. Linked the giveaway on my blog

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  79. I would get the Wrist elite.

    nonsequiturchica@gmail.com

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  80. I now follow you using GFC.

    nonsequiturchica@gmail.com

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  81. I already follow you on google connect.

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  82. I went to the road ID's website and I would get the original wrist ID. I don't have one, and would LOVE to have one since I run alone most of the time. I am also a beginner runner, so this would be awesome to have in building up my "gear!"

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  83. I followed road ID on FB and told them that you sent me :)

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  84. I linked you on my blog http://kimsgonerunning.blogspot.com.

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  85. id get the speede sock! jmmccarr@gmail.com

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  86. i follow via gfc jmmccarr@gmail.com

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  87. I'd get the shoe pouch ID for my sister--I already have (and LOVE) that myself and am SO glad for the feeling of security it gives.

    Thanks for the chance to win!

    –Liza

    ejm6x (at) yahoo (dot) com

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  88. I would pick the Wrist ID in Purple

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  89. Followed on Google Friend Connect

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  90. Re-posted your giveaway to my FB wall

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  91. I would love the new Road Id Elite.

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  92. I tweeted with your button!

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  93. I would love the Pink Elite. I should say I would LOVE it.

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  94. I would for sure love the wrist ID I need to get one.

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  96. Tweet, http://twitter.com/#!/ohmmommy/status/53291180523401216

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  97. 'liked' Run, Zoe, Run for entry #3

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  98. http://twitter.com/MamaKautz/status/53290820194942976 entry #2 or 3 I lost count :)

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  99. Great giveaway. Currently, I run without i.d. I would love to get the shoe i.d. since I would have no excuse about forgetting to bring it with me.

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  100. I Liked Road ID on Facebook!

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  101. I would get the wrist elite id in pink :)

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  102. I would get the Shoe ID, maybe a wrist one too!

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  103. I blogged about this giveaway: http://shoprunrest.blogspot.com/2011/04/enter.html

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  104. I would get a blue elite for my 8 y/o since he keeps eyeballing my Road ID

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  105. I like Road ID on FB and wrote on their wall

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  106. I would get the ankle ID and a Firefly Supernova. Gotta stay visible!

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  107. Posted on my blog! :) http://www.whatiruninto.com/?p=2102

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  108. I already own a ShoeID, but would love to have another one so I can easily switch shoes (without having to move my current ID to the other pair).

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