GearJunkie Launches $5,000 'Adventure Grant' Program

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Unique project provides gear + funding for a dream adventure

MINNEAPOLIS & DENVER (JAN. 24, 2019)— GearJunkie is offering $5,000 to one lucky winner to motivate readers to dream big and achieve their goals for 2019. The first in a series of grants from GearJunkie, the inaugural adventure grant partners with NordicTrack to award one adventure-seeker $5,000 to fund a mountain climb, endurance race, bike event, or international expedition this year.

Submit a photo and short essay at enter. The promotion runs today through March 15, 2019 and is open to all U.S. citizens age 21 and older.

“The Adventure Grant will facilitate a dream trip for one of our readers,” said GearJunkie founder Stephen Regenold. “I am psyched to launch the program, and beyond just the winner I hope that it can motivate everyone to think bigger this year around the outdoors and adventure.”

In addition to the grant money, the prize includes training equipment from sponsor NordicTrack. The winner will pick any current trainer model to help achieve their goal. The winners choice of NordicTrack equipment includes a range of NordicTrack products, including extreme treadmills that incline to 40%, rowers, and studio cycles, to name a few, and a yearlong subscription to iFit connected fitness.

Judges will pick eight finalists, and GearJunkie readers will vote for their favorites. The winner will go on their Dream Adventure, announced on April 1, 2019.


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