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mod*mom giveaway :: win a RYKA athletic outfit + shoes of your choice.
ryka is sponsoring a mod*mom giveaway!!! win a ryka outfit with shoes!!!
i love my ryka mary janes, hikers, metro jacket, pants, tops + crop pants.
i wear them everywhere: playgrounds, shopping, restaurants, doctors, nursery school, zoos, museums, the gym, gardening, library, blogging...
ryka products are exquisitely designed + stitched in high tech materials for women who are active + appreciate a luxurious fit + quality performance.
tell me in the comments your favorite ryka products to enter to win your choice of shoes + outfit for running, hiking, yoga or cross training!!!
(you can see more new ryka products + all around views here)
deadline: midnight may 13th, mother's day
by ~mod*mom~ at 23.4.07 Â©
I'd like to enter too.
The versa Mary Janes are perfect, and I'm in love with the Dia Fluid tee because it looks like something you could where anytime, any place!
I am in love with the Ryka Mary Janes and the Racer Back Tops. I love to do yoga and I am currently training for a 10k - my first! I love Ryka stuff!
I'm an essential pant and racer back top (in seaspray) kind of girl. I'm on a yoga kick. I'm excited to know Ryka.
I wore Ryka sneakers when I did the Breast Cancer 3-Day. I got sick on the walk but my feet felt great. ;)
Enter me! Enter me!
mod*mom, so glad you introduced me to Ryka. What adorable things and just
thanks for entering gals!
some of the items not available on ryka.com are actually on zappos.com
I was wearing Ryka before they even had a website--before there was the internet in fact. In a way I feel like "my little secret" is out of the bag, kind of like your favorite Indy Band being signed by columbia records and playing at all the large stadiums, when you used to see them for $12 at a small bar. BUT, it is for good cause that RYKA is overtaking the market--they make the best shoes. I got my first pair when I had shin splints junior year of high school, and our trainer recommended Ryka. I have only cheated on them once since, when I bought Saucony--it was a regrettable affair, if you will. I love RYKA. LOVE them. N-Gage are great shoes. I wish I had easier access to their apparel, but there isn't a store in London yet, at least not that I know of. Here's to hoping though.
alena: look at their store locator page for online retailers
OK-- I LOVE the crop pants and mandarin jackets... I could use some ryka in my life.
My contest entry is definitely two favorites! The Mary jane running shoes and the yogo wrap hoodie! Love them both
I have never heard of this brand before, but I am a fan now! I loved teh cropped pants for yoga and the mary Jane running shoe is adorable!
I love the veritas mules and the mary janes. I also like the essential crop pants. the Empire Cami and the Dia Wrap Hoodie. I love it all!!
I get depressed about working out sometimes because I have a lot of health problems, but Ryka's yoga gear, especially the cropped pants and racer back tanks, really help me to feel better about myself and make me get out to the gym!
Ohhhh - Count me in! Cool prize Mod*Mom (am I surprized? Nope - you are the queen of cool).
Oh! Oh! I want in too! :D
Can I play too?
the Dia Fluid Tee is great!
very cute stuff...love the mary janes and the essential crop pants!
Enter me! I would love to win some Ryka wear.
I could definitely use some new blogging pants.
I'd love to win some of the crop pants, hoodies and mary janes!
Enter me, please! I love their MJ's and would love another pair.... :)
Ohh Enter me please!
Pick me, pick me!! I love the Mary Jane's and the Dia Fluid Tee. I can picture wearing these to Pilates. Love it!
Well, I don't own any of their products, but I could really use a new pair of excellent hiking shoes (and those on your site are SOOO cute!) Even tho' I am in denial, I am learning that my aging body needs a little more support, especially as I am increasing the miles I walk in a week. My back and knees would trul appreciate these shoes! Keeping my fingers crossed that my name gets pulled from the bin! ;)
Hi there - I am a professional mom and a member of BAYS too (although
I love athletic clothing that is stylish enough to go run errands to and from the gym - the wrap around hoodie is a gorgeous piece - i don't find it for sale, tho! I'd also LOVE to get a pair of the black mary-janes - I would wear those to the exclusion of everything else in my closet!!! Great stuff - great promo to those of us in the "cancer club". Thank you!
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I've been wearing the Mary Jane to my Jazzercise class for years. It's my favorite style of shoe, so of course I gravitated toward the Ryka. It's comfortable, suitable for the level of exercise I do and they're stylish. Every time I wear them, some asks me about. Love 'em!
Outfit AND shoes? That you can wear to workout AND to run errands. Choose me please!
Their yoga clothes are graceful and serene. And the Mary Janes.... create total shoe lust!
I LOVE my Ryka Solace shoes! The first time I put them on, I jogged across the street and started giggling because it felt like I was floating!
enter me for sure! They are GREAT products! THanks!
Holy Moly those shoes!!!!
sign me up! I love Ryka clothes, they fit so well and feel amazing. I especially love the yoga stuff and the dia wrap hoodie.
Any yoga pantsuit (in black) is OK with me! I prefer the RYKA Element running shoes.
I love the athletic shoes - especially the womens float!
very cool shoes - love em
The Mary Janes are too cute. I like the racerback tank and yoga shorts also.
Please enter me. I would love to win some Ryka too!
i love the versa mary janes!!!
My wife loves the versa mary janes....great for every day errand and so comfortable!
Count me in! Ryka makes some really awesome gear! My first pair of Ryka shoes kept me going strong while losing 50 lbs of prego weight. Thanks Ryka!
Count me in !
I would love to be able to wear a new pair of Ryka Mary Janes while losing some of this baby weight!!! I'm also pretty much digging the Dia Fluid Tee and the Essential Crop Pants! I love it all, actually....but those are my favorites!!! I hope I win!
What a sweet contest! I love the Ryka mary Jane shoes. They're so cute! I would love to get my feet on a pair of those!!
I love that these shoes are comfy yet stylish. It's hard to find a cute tennis shoe to wear everyday. I could use these to chase my 2 year old!!
I love ryka shoes. count me in
My dawgs are barkin' - Get me in those shoes!!!
enter me too! i love, love the maryjanes...
Their shoes are GREAT!
The tri Trainers are great, I also love the racer back tee. Enter me!!!!
The pants and the fluid tea are great looking!
Those maryjanes are awesome! I've never seen sneakers like that. I'd definately pick those.
I must say I don't own anything yet but it all looks like so much fun-
I love a good giveaway!
I don't have any ryka yet, but think those mary janes are awsome! I could definately use a pair!
Love that Ryka is practical yet stylish - shoes, clothes, you name it!
Love my Ryka Bottom Line Crop Pants! They are so comfy AND flattering. I would love more stuff to go with!
I love the Dia Fluid Tee.
Heart Song top and Yoga short are beautiful.
I have never heard of Ryka, but I love shoes that are stylish yet comfortable!
The Mary Janes are to die for. And now that I've lost 30lbs. I would love to sport some ryka yoga pants & top.
I'd never heard of Ryka, so obviously I've been missing out. I really didn't realize that cute sporty clothes existed. Silly me. I could stand to win something. Convert me!
Cool! Love the essential crop pant, heart song top (gotta have that built in bra -- oh yeah), and to finish with the tri-trainer shoes! Thanks!
Thank you for the chance of getting some motivating gear to get my butt in gear!
Pick me Ryka is almost my name. eryka!
please pick me, I need new running clothes.
wow, just what i need to motivate me to start my gym membership again!
I would love this!!
Just what I need when I renew my gym membership.
Love those MJ sneakers!
Gosh I love those shoes! I also think I could spend all day everyday in the yoga crop pants.
I'd really like the Mary Janes or any of the walking shoes! They look so comfy!
these are great! I would so love them!
My wardrobe could use some cute athletic gear--maybe I could get rid of my yucky oversized tee's and manly looking shorts!!
I love having new workout gear and with summer knocking on our door some new lightweight gear would be nice!
Yes, please!! I love the essential cropped pants and the Versa mule or maryjane shoe! No more neglecting the workout if I can look that stylish!
I love the mary-janes and the crop pant. I could really use a workout tank, too, and the racerback looks like it would be great for my long walks!
Ohhh... how I'd like to win this! Get preped up to lose the baby fat before the baby gets here!
Awesome! Please pick me!
I want some!!
my favorite are the mary jane shoes...I love mary janes!
This is what I need to get out of sweats and into some style.
Awesome. Count me in!
These are the cutest shoes ever! And I love the workout clothing, too. I am always looking for cute clothes to wear when we are out and about with the kids' activites all summer. This stuff is perfect!
what a great giveaway!!! I'm in!
My favorite is the mary jane shoes. Pick me please!
I love my Ryka Floats. After a day at work, I love to get home and slip this on. They're so light and comfortable I get happy feet when I wear them!
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I love the mary janes!!! Those are what I would pick!
I want to win!
I love the Mary Janes, too- a popular pair of cute, versatile shoes!
Dude, their stuff is pretty awesome. Count me in!
the versa janes are adorable and I cannot wait to put a pair on and go workout forever (or for an hour at least!).
I want to win!! PLEASE!
Hook me up!
Please enter me! what a great contest!
oooh. i can't wait to work off this pregnancy weight.
i'm a sahm & yoga instructor and feel like i live in the same pair of yoga pants every week. my yoga wardrobe could really use some pepping up! plus, the velcro shoes are sooo cute and easy on/off!
What a great prize! I'm in!
I could use a RYKÄ Women's Supportive Bra Top! :)
I was just thinking I could use some new running shoes!
This is just what I need to keep me goinng on my new workout regime
I like the crop pants and the Fluid Tees. Very cute and would look good while I work off the baby weight!
I just had twins -- I NEED this kind of motivation to get rid of the extra lbs. :)
Yeah! I'm in! I've yet to try out any of Ryka's stuff, so this would be a great way to do it! Thanks for doing this!
I love Ryka!
Those Mary Janes are fantastic.
I really need some motivation to get GOING...love it!
My workout clothes sure could use sprucing up... !
Please enter me!
I just cleaned out my closet and got rid of most of my workout clothes because they are not ok to wear in public. This would be awesome!
Please enter me - I wanna win!!!
Running never looked sooo good...
I love the crop pants and racer back tops.
Non-stained/paint splattered workout clothes are kind of like a dream for me. Stylish work out clothes? I'm not sure I can even wrap my brain around that idea! Pick me!
how did you know my black workout pants were turning gray!?!
Really need new shoes!
I love those!!!
I like the shoes pictured here.
I would love a pair of their shoes for this summer!
I need shoes and an outfit!
I love the Versa MaryJanes, the Essential crop pants and the Dia Fluid Tee.
Enter me please!! I love the shoes!!!
Oh my gosh do I need this. What a great idea!!
These are so cute! Please pick me!!!
Sign me up!
Ooh, cute! Pick me!
Oh I could sure use some new workout gear! I love the Versa Mary Janes. Also the Spin Mesh Top and Essential Crop Pant. Please count me in!
I could definetly use these to get me in the workout mode
Oh, that fluid tea is hot! Sign me up!
These are the greatest! Oh I hope I get picked...
I love it! My big butt needs some exercise!
I'm here by way of Design Mom. Great idea!! I'm in....
this would make my Mother's Day!!
Design mom sent me over. Cool workout gear!
i love these... hoping I win!
For the first time EVER I'm exercising on a regular basis. I deserve this! ;)
I love the Ryka Mary Janes, but everything looks great!
Fantastical!! I want this.
I love it! And I could really use this too!
I so love the Ryka shoes.. Kim
I love all of them. Pick me!
I just started running. The work out gear is calling to me.
How can you not love Mary Jane tennies? Brilliant!
I think the shoes are very cute, but I would definitely use the cropped pants!
I would actually be able to ditch the gigantic tee shirts that threaten to swallow me! sweet!
Everything looks great - especially the Ryka shoes! After going through many knee surgeries, my legs would appreciate a good pair of shoes!
oh man! i'd love to ditch the oversized t-shirts i've been wearing at the gym!
I love the Mary Janes!
Please pick me- A girl can never have enough shoes
Looks so much better then my big T-shirt!
I desperately need new workout clothes!
What great motivation to get back on the bike!
Walks to the park will never be the same again.... Would LOVE some ryka's!!
I love, love, love those shoes... hmm, and the cropped pants. Sigh.
Today is my first time even hearing of these products but I am so wow'ed by them!
I love the fitness skirts. They are great. I hope I win
My fav: my running shoes, 'cause that's all I've ever tried! But I am drooling over their workout wear!
Enter me! I really want to win this!
I am so badly in need of workout clothes that will fit...and I love the shoes.
Wow! I desparately need new shoes and I sure would love some stylish workout clothes! Thanks!
I love everything. Pick me to win please.
The perfect thing to get me moving!
me love mary janes!! i am in!!
Those MaryJanes are too cute! The ho pink empire tank is another hot item!
These clothes and shoes are so stylish and perfect for the summer re-commitment for taking better care of my body and exercising!! I love them!
I've never bought any of Ryka's gear, but it looks great and I'd love to try it!
Please enter me! Thanks!
please oh please! Working out is fun when you feel cute!
I am not familiar with RYKA but I thought everything looked fabulous!! I am interested in getting into yoga to help my back, more importantly my sciatic nerve (damn kids)! I will go check everything out.
I'm in! Enter me! =)
Who doesn't need new workout clothes?
love it. my post-baby bod needs some serious TLC.
I used to live in Finland, so I'm partial to the Ryka brand, but seriously, Ryka is the best brand of running shoe I've ever worn.
I love their running shoes.
The shoes look great! Keeping my fingers crossed!
I could so use a new pair of rykas! Please enter me!
CUTE MARY_JANE'S!! Please enter me.
I need some new running shoes!!
I don't own any ryka gear, but, oh my goodness, I sure would like to. Those cropped pants and racerback tops look GREAT!
Just lost 10 lbs working on 30 more need cute clothes and shoes to work out in...Please pick me....
I'm not familiar with Ryka - but I like what I'm seeing. The Ryka
Wonderful workout gear... Pick me please!
Put me in the running, please!
Goodness knows, I could use those!!
Thanks for this opportunity! I am just "getting back in the groove" of working out! The Essential Cropped Pant and the Racerback tank in Soft Coral would be my choice of prize - and let's not forget those sassy Mary Janes!
oohhh... the yoga ladies would not recognize me if I actually showed up in cute clothes instead of *cough* old sweats... new clothes would be wonderful!