Where the Road Ends: Swix, Orange Mud, Drymax, GU, and BUFF Contest

Wow… it’s hard to believe that this marks the seventh and final contest in the Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running Launch Week celebration! Today, we’re back with a full prize package for one woman and one man. Both prize packs feature Swix, Orange Mud, Drymax, GU, and BUFF.

How to Help Your Friends!

Today, we’ll suggest you help your friends out by letting them know they can enter this and all six of the other launch week contests between now and Monday, April 18 at 11:59 p.m. MDT, after which time contests will close one per day in the order they were launched. Share the full slate of Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running Launch Week contests worth nearly $12,000 in total(!?) on Twitter or Facebook, via email, or face to face. At the same time, maybe you can let them know about the book, as well! ;-)

The Contest

Swix is a long-time staple in the Nordic skiing world. A few trail runners who also Nordic ski have had the pleasure of using some of their high-end Swix ski apparel while running the trails. Now, Swix is launching apparel dedicated to those getting out and active off the snow. To start, there’s the Cyclon Jacket, a lightweight, hooded, rear-vented, water-resistent wind jacket, which both winners will receive along with a technical Stadion Basic Tee. The winners will also get to choose a pair of running shorts such as the Action – Women’s Short 3″ or the Action – Men’s Short 6″.

From its founding, Orange Mud has had a different take on hydration packs. How? All their packs hold water in a standard waterbottle. For instance, both of today’s winners will get her or his choice of a HydraQuiver Vest Pack 1 or Vest Pack 2, with each holding one or two waterbottles, respectively, on the rear of the vest. Each winner will also get a Handheld Hydration Pack, which adds a pocketed sleeve around a waterbottle. This combination allows easy access (and reminder) from the handheld bottle that can be swapped with a bottle from the back when finished. The winners will also get a Transition and Seat Wrap, a handy parking-lot changing cover as well as seat cover and towel.

Drymax is back with two pairs of each of the following socks for both of this contest’s winners: Lite TrailTrail, and the new Max Pro Trail. That variety means each winner will surely find a sock to fit her or his needs, and you can, too, with Drymax’s trail or road running socks. (I usually run in Drymax’s Hot Weather or standard Max Pro socks on all terrain.)

GU’s a full-service running fuel supplier and that’s displayed by the awesome lineup of fueling options they’re giving to each of this contests winners, including a box of GU Energy GelRoctane Energy GelGU Energy ChewsGU Hydration Drink Mix, and Roctane Energy Drink Mix.

Thanks for BUFF for being such good sports and hooking up two more launch contest winners with an Original BUFF.

How to Enter

To enter, all you need to do us leave a comment before 11:59 p.m. MDT on Sunday, April 24rd. Please make sure to include your email address in the comment form, so we can get in touch with you if you win! (We’ll only use these email addresses to contact the winners of this contest and never for other purposes.)

Since we’re offer one prize pack each to a woman and man, it’d be great to include either your name (if it’s gender-specific) or another indication as to your gender.

Additional Contests

As a reminder, we’ve launched seven separate contests during launch week with almost $12,000 in total prizes!

Winners will be determined in the weeks following the contests’ closure. We’ll notify all winners directly.

Bryon Powell: is the founder and Editor-in-Chief of iRunFar.com. Having spent nearly 20 years as an ultrarunner and three decades as a trail runner, he's also written Relentless Forward Progress: A Guide to Running Ultramarathons and co-wrote Where the Road Ends: A Guide to Trail Running. He calls Silverton, Colorado and Moab, Utah home.

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