After sifting through nearly 500 total tweets, the results of the Boston Marathon #inspirespeed Twitter contest are in! With so many great tweets from so many outstanding Twitterers, Twitterati, Tweeple - whatever you'd like to call them - it was tough, but weighing the number of retweets, replies, favorites and most of all, which tweets best embodied the #inspirespeed spirit, we finally arrived at our top tweets. So without further adieu, the winners (winning tweets) are:
•Name: Joel Vosburg
•Tweet: "I don't run a race to win. I run to see who has the most guts!" #inspirespeed
For his tweet, Joel takes home a fresh new pair of Faas 800s.
•Name: Sarah Nelson
•Tweet: “Run with #gratitude, be thankful for each moment that 'got' you there & find your inner cheetah!” #BostonMarathon #inspirespeed!
For her tweet, Sarah will receive a signed and framed picture of the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt.
•Name: Kris Khun
•Tweet: One of my faves: "I may not be the strongest, I may not be the fastest, but I'll be DAMNED if I'm not trying my hardest" #InspireSpeed
As our Grand Prize winner, Kris and a friend will be going on an all expenses paid trip to Jamaica!
We're thrilled to congratulate the winners and we're truly grateful for everyone who tweeted to #inspirespeed for the Boston Marathon! As 2012 is the "Year of Speed" we hope you'll continue to tweet inspiring messages on Twitter and share your stories of speed on Facebook!