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Win free registration for the upmc 5k run! (Pittsburgh)


This is a repost from one of my reader's blogs:





Win a FREE registration for the UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5k Run

Alright guys, great news... 

I have a 100% FREE registration available for the 
UPMC Health Plan - UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5k Run on Saturday May, 14th. 


in partnership with the




What you get:

A FREE registration for you or a friend or a family member along with a Nike UPMC Sports Medicine Pittsburgh 5k t-shirt and any other goodies included in your race packet. That's right, you don't even have to use the registration yourself, you can give it away - just as long as whoever registers is the person who intends to run. The bib itself is not transferable. Thats a $30-$35 value!



Race Info: 

The UPMC Health Plan/ UPMCSports Medicine Pittsburgh 5k will be held on Saturday May 14th at 8am, with the Toyota Pittsburgh Kids run set to begin at 10am. The race course travels through the Pittsburgh North Shore. Anyone 14yrs+ can run on their own, and children under 14 may run if accompanied by an adult. This registration can be used for the kids run if you prefer!




How to Enter & Contest Rules:


You can earn multiple chances to win. Each entry will be entered into a random drawing, so the more entries you have the better your chances. I don't anticipate a large amount of entries, so realistically your chances are probably greater than 1 in 25, especially if you have multiple entries.

  • To earn 1 entry leave a comment on this blog with your name and either a short story about your first 5k, or some other running related story.
  • To earn 1 additional entry: Follow this blog using either your Blogger or Google account. Post a comment telling me you did so!
  • To earn 5 additional entries: Post a link to http://amadfatwoman.blogspot.com/ on your blog. The post must be a new entry, and must have a direct link to my blog. Post a comment with the link to your blog to get credit.
If you complete ALL 3 steps you will have earned 7 entries total! 


The contest will run through 11:59pm EST on Saturday, April 30th. The winner will be contacted via email. Registration information for the winning participant will need to be forwarded to me no later than 11:59pm on Sunday, May 1st 2011, so please have a runner/walker in mind.


The course map and turn by turn directions can be viewed here.

Please feel free to contact me with any questions, either about the contest itself or the 5k! 

Thanks, and good luck!!!



The fine print: U.S. residents only.  Commenting will close on Saturday , April 30, at 11:59 pm, EST. The winner will be contacted via email and must be able to provide full registration information for the 5k. Packet Pick up is available the prior day at the Pittsburgh Marathon Expo, as well as race day.  Diary of a Mad Fat Women and its author are not responsible for receipt of your race packet. The race participant is solely responsible for transportation, accommodations, and any other expenses that may be incurred in order to participate in the race. The race participant is solely responsible for any injury, illness, damages, or death as a result of their own participation. Diary of a Mad Fat Woman and its author are in no way financially or civilly responsible for any incidents that may occur due to race participation.

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