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"Running a Marathon for Dummies" Book Giveaway

Posted Mar 02 2013 12:01am

When , the author of "Running a Marathon for Dummies," contacted me about his book, I knew it would be a perfect fit for my blog. While my blog name is 100% tongue-in-cheek, his book is an actual guide on running a marathon with the practical simplicity you come to expect from the "For Dummies" book series.

Do you get lost in the confusing running jargon? Need someone to break it down for you simply in one book?  Do you want to learn more about training, nutrition, gear, and motivation? This book may be your answer. And it is not just for beginners, it is geared towards anyone wanting to successfully complete their first or fastest marathon.

Since I am always thinking about what I can do for you, I asked Dr. Jason if he would provide a free copy of his book so I could give one away to a lucky reader.

I think I'll crack mine open and start reading (and training). Maybe with the help of this book, 2013 will be the year that I finally complete a full marathon. I'll let you know how it goes.

It is so easy to enter to win.  All you have to do is leave a blog comment telling me why you want to win this book and fill out the Rafflecopter form telling me that you did.

There are plenty of ways to get extra entries into the contest, so please fill out the Rafflecopter form below to enter.

Contest Rules:
No purchase necessary.
Contest runs from 3/2/13 - 3/9/13.
1 winner will be randomly selected via Rafflecopter.
Winner will notified via email (if email address is available) and blog post.
Winner will have 48 business hours to claim their prize.
If original winner does not claim prize within 48 business hours an alternate winner will be selected.
Prize will be shipped directly from Texas. Running for Dummies Blog will pay shipping.
Contestants must enter on the Rafflecopter form to win.
Must have a shipping address in the US to win.

*Disclosure:  These thoughts and opinions are my own.  I was provided the Running a Marathon for Dummies book free of charge for the purpose of a blog post and giveaway but I’m under no obligation to give it a positive review.  If I hated it, I’d tell you.

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