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The Run to Overcome

Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions

The Sweepstakes Purpose:

On November 1, 2010 Meb Keflezighi became the first American in 27 years to win the prestigious ING New York City Marathon. His new book Run to Overcome will release November 2010. Meb would like to reach out to supporters and fans by offering a free signed copy of Run to Overcome to daily winners from November 1, 2010 through March 31, 2011.  In addition, there will be a Monthly Grand Prize Winner chosen to receive a brand new Sony MP3 player, and other products from PowerBar, and Generation UCAN products, a signed copy of Run to Overcome, other Tyndale non-fiction titles, and more!


1)  How to Enter. 

  1. Fill out the information requested on the Entry Form on  (Be sure to answer all questions and click appropriate boxes to indicate you have read, understand and will abide by the Sweepstakes Terms and Conditions.) 


  1. Tyndale will choose and announce daily winners on and on the Run to Overcome Facebook page between November 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011 (date subject to change without notice). Participants must be 18 years old or older or must indicate that they have received permission from a parent or guardian to enter the Sweepstakes on the online entry form.


2) How winners will be chosen.

  • One (1) winner will be chosen at random every day from The daily winners will be chosen Monday through Friday between November 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011.
  • To protect the privacy and safety of those involved, the Sponsor requires that no specific identifying information such as license plate information, telephone numbers, or similar information be divulged online.


Information you’ll need to provide when you enter the Sweepstakes (click here for Entry form):

a)      Full Name, Email address and mailing address (no P.O. Box #’s please)

b)      Entrant contact information for prize notification and fulfillment.

c)      Confirmation that Entrant  is aware of the Sweepstakes and has agreed and given permission, as indicated on the online entry form, for their name, city, and state to be used by the publisher to promote Run to Overcome  on and the Run to Overcome Facebook page.

d)      All decisions by Tyndale shall be final.

3)  Eligibility.  

The Sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the Continental United States plus Alaska and Hawaii. Tyndale House Publishers and affiliate employees and their families are not eligible. Winner must be at least 18 years of age or must indicate that they have received permission from a parent or guardian to enter the Sweepstakes. Tyndale House Publishers reserves the right to reject any entry for any reason or for no reason, and is under no obligation to disclose the reason(s), if any, for such a rejection.  There shall be only one entry made per person. Multiple entries by the same person may result in disqualification. Void where prohibited by law.


4) Promotion Period.

All entries must be made online and electronic online entries must be received between 12:01 am CST November 1, 2010 and11:59 p.m. CST March 31, 2011 (the “Deadline”).  Entries will not be accepted by mail, telephone, or any other means other than online.  End date of Sweepstakes is subject to change without notice.

5)      Announcement of Winner of the Grand Prize.

Daily winners will be selected by Tyndale House Publishers and winners’ name, city, and state will be posted on various websites between November 1, 2010 and March 31, 2011 (or another date of sponsor’s choosing). The winner will be notified in writing by email or by U.S. mail. The winners will be announced daily online on and the official Run to Overcome Facebook page.


6)      Prizes.

DAILY PRIZES – a signed copy of Run to Overcome by Meb Keflezighi for daily winners.

Monthly GRAND PRIZES – awarded to one winner per month on the last day of each month.


The Grand prize includes:

  • Brand new Sony MP3 player
  • PowerBar Products
  • Generation UCAN products
  • Signed copy of Run to Overcome by Meb Keflezighi and book mark
  • Start Somewhere by Calvin Nowell
  • The Daniel Fast by Susan Gregory


7)  Ownership of Entries. 

All entries become the property of Tyndale House Publishers and Meb Keflezighi and will not be acknowledged or returned.  By entering the contest “Entry Form”, (1) each person indicates that he/she is giving Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. and Meb Keflezighi permission to use his/her name (first and last name), city and state, in press releases, website announcements on ( and the Run to Overcome Facebook page) print and web banner advertisements, and any other Tyndale promotional activities; and (2) No fee or compensation will be paid in addition to the receipt of the prize itself.  Information from entries will only be used to notify the winners and will not be used for any additional promotions unless entrant opted to receive promotion notices upon entry. 


8) Void where prohibited by law.

This Promotion is void in any jurisdiction where it is prohibited by law and void in any jurisdiction where permitted by law to the extent any particular aspects are contrary to law.

9) Additional Terms and Conditions of the Promotion

9.1. Sponsor reserves the right to modify any of the Terms and Conditions set forth herein at any time, with or without notice.

9.2. The most current version of these Terms and Conditions will be available at and will supersede all previous versions of these Terms and Conditions.

9.3. The Sponsor reserves the right to discontinue the participation privileges of any participant who engages in any fraudulent activity or uses the Sweepstakes in a manner inconsistent with these Terms and Conditions or any federal, state or local laws, statutes or ordinances.

9.4. The Sweepstakes is provided to individuals (natural persons) only. Corporations, associations or other groups may not participate in the Sweepstakes.   

9.5. The Sponsor is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information supplied by participants in the Promotion.

9.6. All questions or disputes regarding eligibility for the Sweepstakes will be resolved by the Sponsor in its sole discretion. All awards will be final.

 10) Limitation of Liability

 10.1. The Sponsor and/or Meb Keflezighi are not responsible for incorrect or inaccurate transcription of information, for any human error, for any interruption, deletion, omission, defect, or line failure of any telephone network or electronic transmission, for problems relating to computer equipment, software, inability to access the website or online service, or for any other technical or non-technical error or malfunction.  UNDER NO CIRCUMSTANCES, INCLUDING, BUT NOT LIMITED TO, NEGLIGENCE, SHALL THE SPONSOR AND/OR MEB KEFLEZIGHI BE LIABLE FOR ANY DIRECT, INDIRECT, INCIDENTAL, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARISING OUT OF THE PROMOTION. BY PARTICIPATING IN THE PROMOTION, A PARTICIPANT WAIVES ANY AND ALL RIGHTS TO BRING ANY CLAIM OR ACTION AGAINST THE SPONSOR AND/OR MEB KEFLEZIGHI EXCEPT AS OUTLINED BELOW. 

 10.2. As a condition of participating in this Program, each Participant agrees that (1) any and all disputes, claims, and causes of action arising out of or connected with this Promotion,  shall be resolved individually and exclusively by arbitration under the Commercial Arbitration Rules of the American Arbitration Association. Arbitration will take place in DuPage County, Illinois (2) any and all claims, judgments and rewards shall be limited to the lower of (i) $1,000 and (ii) actual out-of-pocket costs incurred, including costs associated with participating in this Promotion, but in no event attorneys’ fees; and (3) under no circumstances will Participant be permitted to seek recovery for, and Participant hereby waives all rights to claim punitive, incidental and consequential damages and any other damages, other than for actual out-of-pocket expenses, and waives any and all rights to have damages multiplied or otherwise increased and (4) any arbitral award may be enforced exclusively in the federal or state court of or in the State of Illinois.

10.3. All issues and questions concerning the construction, validity, interpretation and enforceability of the Terms and Conditions shall be governed by, and construed in accordance with, the laws of the State of Illinois.

10.4. These Terms and Conditions constitute the entire agreement between Promotion participants and Sponsor pertaining to the subject matter hereof and supersedes all prior or other arrangements, understandings, negotiations and discussions, whether oral or written.

10.5. If any provision of these Terms and Conditions is found to be invalid or unenforceable by a court of competent jurisdiction, such provision shall be severed from the remainder of these Terms and Conditions, which will otherwise remain in full force and effect.

11)  Permissions

The winners grant the Sponsor and Meb Keflezighi the right to publish their name, city, and state as decided by Sponsor at Sponsor’s sole discretion, to promote Run to Overcome and Tyndale House Publishers, Inc. 


12)  Sweepstakes Sponsor

The sponsor of the Promotion is Tyndale House Publishers, 351 Executive Drive, Carol Stream, IL  60188.

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