Black Friday is almost here, although things will most certainly be different this years for stores and shoppers alike. To be honest, Black Friday was never really my thing. I don’t love shopping on a good day, and Black Friday just seems like so many people and so many things. I usually opt out unless there’s something I absolutely need. In truth, our Black Friday tradition was to hang at home all morning, and then head to the outdoor mall to visit Santa and grab late lunch or early dinner.
In some cases, sales have already started, as some stores decide to stay closed or keep shoppers to a minimum in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic.
RoadID – up to 80% off
If you don’t have a RoadID yet (or if you want to stock up on stocking stuffers), now is the time. RoadID is offering up to 80% off their IDs, plates, apparel and accessories, to beat the Black Friday rush.
You know I swear by RoadID and don’t leave home without one. Mr. PugRunner, A, and even the pugs have their own, too! Have fun choosing your width, color, and style and be sure to share the love with your runner friends.
Have you heard of FRÉ Skincare (affiliate link)? FRÉ was created and formulated for active women, whether they are athletes or just maintain an active lifestyle. My skin is super sensitive and picky and I have had awesome results with the 123FRÉ system. Products are vegan, cruelty-free, paraben-free, hypoallergenic, won’t clog pores and are good for all skin types.
Right now, you can get 40% off any three products on the FRÉ website (with free shipping, expires today), or you can hold out for their Black Friday sales, which promise to be epic. Use code JENNL any time you purchase, and remember, your satisfaction is 100% guaranteed.
ArmPocket – 20% off with code SHOPEARLY
Armpocket is my favorite armband. I’ve been wearing them for YEARS, as the only band to keep my phone secure while running. In fact, now is that perfect time to snag a new one (especially since I just upgraded my phone and it no longer fits! 20% off with code SHOPEARLY is the way to go!
Keep an eye on the Brooks website. Right now, all older model shoes are on sale, BUT shoppers can score this adorable holiday-themed running shirt while supplies last. Mr PugRunner and I both wear Brooks shoes, and this is the perfect time for backup shoes, for you or someone you love.
Right now, Amazon, Walmart, and the Garmin website are LOADED with deals on Garmin GPS watches. Looking to upgrade or replace your current model? Want to surprise your favorite runner or offer some encouragement to someone just starting on their fitness journey. You can comparison shop these locations (among others) for just the right deal.
Your Local Running Store or Race Company
Ok, I confess I don’t know what your local running store or race directors is offering this Black Friday, if anything. However, after the year we’ve had, now is a great time to offer support to the organizations that help us the most, as runners. Get your next pair of shoes, shop for a cute running outfit, or sign up for a race, even if it’s virtual. Your support will help these companies keep their heads above water until business returns to “normal.” <3
What’s on your shopping list for Black Friday? Are you keeping up with your regular Black Friday traditions?
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