If you remember, last year Jared ran the ING New York City Marathon, showing the world that eating Subway and exercising can be a healthy way to stay fit and trim.
Today, Apolo Ohno will be taking on that challenge as well. He has been vigorously training for the past year, completing his first half marathon a couple months ago in 1:40:59! Today is the day and all his hard work is about to pay off!
Because this is a special event for Apolo, Subway is going to be donating money for every mile he completes to the Special Olympics! You can show your support for Apolo by sending him a shout out on Twitter. Use the hashtag #goapolo and tweet your support for him @subwayfresh.
Now you may be asking, what does Apolo running a marathon have to do with the holidays? Well, taking care of ourselves is one of the most important Christmas gifts we can give to ourselves! Eating right, exercising, and doing our best to stay healthy. Just because it is the holiday doesn’t mean we should completely let ourselves go. Apolo gives us that encouragement to continue exercising and eating a balanced diet!
2 lucky winners will be chosen to win a $50 gift card from Subway. To enter the contest, simply leave a comment letting us know how you intend to stay fit during the holidays. This giveaway is open to both U.S. and Canadian residents.
This giveaway is a part of the 5 Minutes for Mom Christmas Giveaway 2011. Please follow the link for more information, as well as for a complete list of all giveaways as they post throughout the month of November. Entries for all giveaways will close Saturday, December 3rd at 7pm CST. Winners will be drawn randomly and we will announce the winners Monday, December 5th. We will email winners at the address accompanying the winning comments.
Written by 5 Minutes for Mom Advertising and Communications contact, Jennifer. You can find me blogging at For Such a Time as This.
Disclosure: I was sent a $50 gift card to write and publish this post. All opinions and thoughts are my own.
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