Thursday, March 24, 2011

...And We Have a Winner! Rock 'N' Roll Nashville Half/Marathon Giveaway!

I knew that even if I gave myself weeks to think about how to select a winner, I'd probably never out-do myself for letting my cat select the ZYM giveaway winners. But I still was scoffing at the thought of heading over to to do the picking for something so awesome. This is a Rock 'N' Roll Nashville Marathon giveaway, for goodness sake. We need some some edge-of-our-seat excitement here!

So I adopted a little technique I found over on Steve in a Speedo's blog a few months back.

First up, I printed all the contestants. Thanks to a few of you for leaving comments that weren't actually an entry... jerks. ;)

The Rock 'N' Roll Nashville Contestants
Then I numbered all the legit entries (there were 27 of them). Brownie points to those of you who entered this contest seriously. :)

The REAL Rock 'N' Roll Nashville Contestants
And to determine the winner... in shows up a friend who doesn't even know I have a blog.

And there we have it!

The Rock 'N' Roll Nashville Marathon Winner!

Congratulations C*TINE! I hope you're ready to run a marathon in a month. ;)

Please email me at diaryofanaveragerunner [at] gmail [dot] com and I'll get your code to you right away. I can't wait to read about your race -- good luck! :)


  1. SUCH a great way to pick a winner

  2. Congrats to the winner. You do such thorough, "How Did I Pick the Winner" reviews :)

  3. Damnit!!!!!

    Er... I mean, congrats c*tine!

    I guess.


  4. Congrats c*tine!

    I was good and abstained from that post completely. If you could thrown in a trans-Atlantic flight next time though then I'll partake ;)

  5. This is great. Last time I used random.ajh That worked too.

  6. AA,
    You crushed it with this contestant selection. I'll be having a weird/sweet contest early next month and I'd love for advice on how to make the selection when it comes around.

  7. That's awesome! I'm running in the Country Music Marathon this year for the first time. I can't wait to see how many people are there. Congratulations to C*TINE. Take advantage of this free entry, and enjoy the race!

  8. haha I love this! Great way to pick a winner!

  9. That might be the best way to pick a winner EVER! Wanna grab Jamba or donuts some time?