The Hotlegs Runner Gear Review and Giveaway: RoadID | The Hotlegs Runner

Tuesday, November 2, 2010

Gear Review and Giveaway: RoadID

I've always wanted my very own RoadID ever since I started running last year.  So what's the hold up?  As superficial as it may sound, I was delaying getting one because I couldn't decide which mantra or quote to put at the bottom.

Lately, I've been hearing about runners being hit and cyclists being involved in vehicular accidents which miraculously sped up my decision making.  What fear can do, huh?!  I was able to think of what quote to put and coincidentally was contacted by OutsidePR to review any of their items.  Of course, I chose to review the RoadID.

Was really excited to get this in the mail...


The Wrist ID Elite just might be the sexiest ID in the Road ID lineup. With its rubberized band and watch-style buckle, this sleek ID has you covered on the bike, in the boardroom and everywhere in-between. It's perfect for all of your outdoor activities and knows how to play it cool at formal events. With the Elite, you get valuable peace of mind with a look that’s just right for everyday wear. Yes, we know, it's a bit more expensive. But, when you put it on, you'll know why you spent the extra money. Get your Wrist ID Elite today...your life may depend on it. Available in eight colors and both Original and Interactive versions. It's fully adjustable, so one size fits all.
Satin Finish Stainless Steel: $29.99

I chose the Wrist ID Elite since this was what my runner friends recommended.  It's a little more expensive (by $10) than the Sport version.  I like it because it's made of a non-porous material so I won't have to worry about getting it all dirty and stinky.  It was also pretty easy to adjust to my small wrist size.  This style also had more color choices.  As you can see, I finally just chose black because I was THAT confused.  I practically wanted all the colors! 

I'm glad that I finally own one.  And my family feels the same way.  We just moved to this area and I always swim, run and bike alone.  There were times when I would forget to bring my California ID.  Or maybe I was just too lazy transferring it from my wallet to my running belt.

This is a MUST-HAVE for everyone enjoying the outdoors.  You can put in vital information that can save your life:  name, year of birth, important contact numbers, blood type, and allergies.  There's just so much room to laser engrave all info.

No internet or 3G needed with the RoadID


I'm pretty sure you don't want to end up in a hospital, unidentified, and doctors not knowing what you are allergic to and your family waiting at home wondering what's taking you so long to return, right? *knocks on wood*  I know you are WAY smarter than that.  Don't be like me.  Don't delay it. 

The RoadID comes in many forms.  Some you can wear on your wrist, shoe, ankle, and they even have dog tags.  So take your pick!  So much to choose from.  If you already own one --- please do not ever run, bike, swim, hike or do any other outdoor sports without it.   Pretty please?  And if you know another athlete who doesn't own one, do consider giving this as a gift this Holiday season.


I know the price is a little on the high side, but really -- You can't put a price on safety and peace of mind. This little piece of metal, can one day really save your life!

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GIVEAWAY

Because I celebrated my 1st year of running yesterday ...
And because I'm also genuinely concerned for your safety (seriously!)...


I am giving away a RoadID eCard from OutsidePR to one of my readers which will allow you to customize and purchase your very own RoadID!  Woohoo!

This also includes enough $ to cover the basic shipping cost.  So if you live outside of the U.S., you can just add a little to pay for the extra shipping.

I will announce the winner this coming Sunday, Nov. 7.

Please remember to leave a separate comment for each of the things below.  1 comment = 1 entry.  I suggest you do everything specified below to increase your chances of winning.  If you do all 11, that's 11 entries!

Mandatory:
1.  Must be a FOLLOWER of my blog. I'm doing this because it's my way of thanking you for being one! =) Click the Follow button located at my right sidebar. And let me know that you are following already by posting a comment here like, "I am a follower" .  I am always happy to see new people following. = 1 entry

 2.  Visit the RoadID Website Let me know which style and color you would like. Post it on my comments again. = 1 entry


Extra Credit
1.  Follow me on Twitter (@HotlegsRunner) and leave a comment that you already do. = 1 entry
2.  Follow OutsidePR on Twitter (@outsidepr) and leave a comment that you already do. = 1 entry
3.  Like the Hotlegs Runner on FACEBOOK and leave a comment that you already do. = 1 entry
4.  Like OutsidePR on FACEBOOK and leave a comment that lets me know you already do. = 1 entry
5.  Post this giveaway on your blog, Twitter and/or Facebook.  Let me know when you've spread the word. Leave a comment for each. = 3 entries
6.  Add me to your blogroll. = 1 entry
7.  Share any RoadID testimonial (if any) = 1 entry

Good luck!

Disclaimer:  I did not pay for this RoadID.  They were sent to me and in exchange, I post an honest review of it.  I was not compensated nor was I encouraged by the manufacturer to post a positive review.  This review is based solely on my experience with this product.

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30 Days of Thanks (Day 2)


 I'm thankful for the home that we have. I'm awed & very humbled that we are able to have a wonderful home w/ it's beautiful surroundings. We just moved in to our new place but we've already created so much memories in just a few months. Not much furniture yet but getting there :p Also thankful for the laughter that rings true in my home. Nothin' like a family that laughs together. =)

159 comments:

  1. I'm now following Outside PR on FB.

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  2. And now I follow Hotlegs Runner on FB.

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  3. I just checked out the Road ID colors... I kind of think the green is cute - but would probably stick with basic black - and this would be a great addition to help me with my first marathon training that starts in 6 weeks!

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  4. This is a great idea an give away. I am a follower. I follow you on twitter. and I liked you on FB. Black!

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  5. Now following Outsidepr on Twitter.

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  6. I should get a bonus entry for being first! Follower

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  7. I'd like to try one of the Elites in red

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  8. i'd want the shoe road id

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  9. i follow you on twitter

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  10. i follow outside pr on twitter

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  11. i follow you on fb

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  12. i follow outside pr on facebook

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  13. i'm linking later today

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  14. and i love road id. especially since it kept my friends and family off my back about running in the dark haha!

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  15. I would love the Wrist ID elite in black!

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  16. I'm a new follower. Also you stole the name I was going to use for my blog.

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  17. I'm also following you on Facebook

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  18. I'm liking the RoadID shoe tag in black.

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  19. I think I'd like the black shoe id...I don't like things on my wrists when I run.

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  20. I'd like the purple one. Because I own NOTHING purple. ;)

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  21. i follow you on twitter already.

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  22. i like the wrist id elite in black.

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  23. i like outside pr on facebook

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  24. i follow outside pr on twitter

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  25. I love the Shoe Pouch ID! I was thinking on my run yesterday that I need a shoe pouch for my key since my cold weather running clothes don't have any pockets. And of course, it would have to be pink!

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  26. first of all congrats on your first RUNniversary, rejoicing with you...
    I'm a follower of your blog.

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  27. I visited their website, and i love the black Wrist ID Elite

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  28. i Liked the Hotlegs Runner on FACEBOOK

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  29. i Posted this giveaway on my Facebook page: journeyingjames

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  30. you are on my blogroll already :)
    now, i hope i win this time
    thanks ms.julie for the contests
    and thanks roadID for ensuring safety while we run/bike. way to go!

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  31. I would love a pink elite for my daughter! Or... a shoe pouch for me ;)

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  32. gramps earl is now following the hotlegs runner for black road id! yipee *wink* its been a year already, cong to you julie!

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  33. hi julie! just followed your blog :)

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  34. and i'd like the wrist id elite in red. para fierce :P

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  35. also following outsidepr on twitter.

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  36. i like hotlegs runner and outsidepr on facebook!

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  37. posted the link of your blog on my facebook :)

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  38. wow!!! I love all the colors!! i love the green one because it's my fave color.

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  39. I followed you already! Even on facebook! Please give that RoadID! Happy Runniversary, Julie!

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  40. I follow. : )

    I've wanted one of these for a loong time.

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  41. I would love the id that you put on your running shoe, because I can't put one more thing on my arm!

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  42. i'm a FAN. . . . docT

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  43. followed all of it! hehe i didnt even have a blogroll until now!

    i just dont have any testimonial to share coz i never owned a runner's road id before

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  44. I like the wrist ID Elite in orange

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  45. I follow @hotlegsrunner on twitter as @bodhi_bear

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  46. I follow @outsidepr on twitter as @bodhi_bear

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  47. i am following you already on twitter @HotlegsRunner

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  48. I have Followed OutsidePR on Twitter (@outsidepr)

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  49. I have Posted this giveaway information on my blog, Twitter and Facebook.

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  50. Your blog is on my Blogs me gusta mucho ( blogroll)

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  51. I'm a follower! I know I really should get one too, why do I procrastinate such important things?!

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  52. Added you to my blogroll over at www.everstrongfitness.com :)

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  53. I'd love a wrist elite in pink to go with my winter gear!

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  54. i like the wrist ID sport. color red! :D

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  55. i like Hotlegs runner on facebook. :+

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  56. ****I follow your blog!****

    I so need the wrist ID sport! (Pink would be nice too)

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  57. i checked the website and would definitely prefer wrist ID elite in red

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  58. now following outsidepr's twitter as well

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  59. Liked outsidepr's Facebook too

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  60. Already a follower of your blog.

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  61. Giveaway listed on my blog sidebar

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  62. Listed the Giveaway on my Blog Sidebar

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  63. I posted a link on my blog sidebar.

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  64. I "like" Hotlegs Runner on Facebook

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  65. I "like" outside PR on Facebook.

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  66. I like the Wrist ID Elite in Black.

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  67. Wohoo - I'm a bloggie follower (using Goodle reader)

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  68. Also added you on twitter (@iateapie).

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  69. I like the elite in pink, the hubs really wants me to have one too!

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  70. I like the Wrist ID elite in black!

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  71. I liked OutsidePR on FB.

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  72. I follow you on twitter.
    @runningmom2boys

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  73. I'd love to have the Elite in Red. My husband & I were just talking about these yesterday as I do the majority of my running in the early morning hours and people don't always see me! And I also do 90% of my running alone.

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  74. The elite in black is pretty cool, but the shoe pouch looks handy too!

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  75. I follow you on twitter.

    @momtobradyn

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  76. blog follower - rose218 on twitter

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  77. twitter follower - rose218

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  78. like hotlegs runner on fb - rose218

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  79. i "like" outside PR on fb. - rose218

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  80. if ever i win, i definitely like the pink one - rose218

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  81. posted this giveaway on twitter - rose218

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  82. I would like the wristID sport in pink :)

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  83. I already follow you on twitter.

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  84. I tweeted the giveaway! (@knitterphd)`

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  85. I linked the giveaway in the sidebar of my blog

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