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GoLite Hydration Systems Review and Giveaway

I've been a GoLite fan for awhile. Last year I replaced my diaper bag with their TraveLite Tote. That bag goes everywhere with me, I love it and get tons of compliments on it. So I jumped at the chance to test out their hydration systems.

Normally I find a handheld sufficient for runs under 10 miles, but with the heat and humidity we've been experiencing in S. Florida I've been finding we need a lot more water. Last night my husband and I set out on a 6 mile run, we decided to test out the HydroSprint belt.

The belt holds one 10oz bottle, stationed at your lower back. It has a zippered pouch on each hip for all your essentials. Previously I had run with a hydration belt whose flasks were on the hip, so I was curious to see how the bottle at the lower back felt.

I loved it! The belt stayed in place great. The water bottle was easy to remove and return while running and I found the zippered pouched to be very conveniently placed. I will say, the only issue I had was I filled my water bottle with tons of ICE and it was SO cold on my lower back.


GoLite is having a super awesome summer giveaway. They are giving away everything from tents, to running gear. There is a new giveaway everyday for the 93 days of summer. All you have to do is sign up once and you're entered for the entire contest.

Sign up for their summer giveaway HERE.


GoLite has decided to give you even more chances to win. This week I'll be giving away TWO prizes. You have the chance to win either a hydration belt or one of their awesome handhelds. Check out their hydration systems HERE.

Giveaway ends 11:59PM July 23rd. There are several ways to enter, you can enter as many or as few as you want. Please leave a separate comment for EACH entry.

1. Go to and shop around. Come back and tell me what products interest you.

2. Enter their "93 days of Summer" giveaway HERE.(leave a comment telling me you've done so)

3. Like GoLite on Facebook HERE.(separate comment telling me)

4. Follow me on Twitter HERE.(separate comment)

5. Name my Garmin: I'm looking for a fun name for my new training partner. Get creative and help me name it. (leave a separate comment)

6. Spread the word: link this giveaway on your blog,send a tweet,tell a friend

Send out this tweet: I'm staying cool this summer with @TriciaRunning GoLite hydration #giveaway

(you can retweet this once a day, leave a separate comment for each tweet and blog link)

(I was given a GoLite belt to review, however the review is 100% mine)

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