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One final half-marathon training tip:

Thu, Mar 4, 2010

Exercise, MizFit Muzings

It never hurts to drag complete & total strangers into your CHEERINGcorner.

They may get a smile out of it and you definitely will.

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Im heading to Florida tomorrow, People.

I cant believe it…

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69 Responses to “One final half-marathon training tip:”

  1. Tina says:

    Hey Miz,
    Running friend here saying that I’m so proud of you for trying it! Running is NOT for everyone but its my sport and I’ll toot its horn every chance I get. I’m sure you’ll do great in your first half marathon (thats where I got hooked into loving running by the way, no pressure just a little fact for you to digest over a GU or a Luna Moon or something along your route). Can’t wait to hear the race report and see pics!

    ~Tina @http://gottagrubnrun.blogspot.com

  2. Pamela says:

    Best of luck to you Miz! You’re going to do amazing!

  3. Evie says:

    Austin must think you’re nuts.

    I love it.

  4. Terrie says:

    HEY!!

    You are my neighbor I think.
    I live near that Gold’s gym.

    Terrie

  5. Yum Yucky says:

    run, woman, run! but I think that first guy is really smiling because he thinks you’re cute.

  6. Lance says:

    Woohoo!!!!

    YOU. ARE. READY!

    MizRuns!!!!

  7. Lynda says:

    Only you could get people to wear a tiara thing on their head.

    Next time you need to carry a tutu around and see who you can get to put that on.

    Lynda

  8. JourneyBeyondSurvival says:

    Totally awesome.

  9. MrsFatass says:

    Man. I can’t believe it’s here! You are going to do great, and in MY humble opinion have been inspiring. You set a goal and you are doing it.

    I canNOT wait to meet you. Just 2 weeks!

    Now get packed. Say hi to Minnie for me.

  10. Jessica says:

    Awesome!!! You will rock it! :)

  11. Bonnie says:

    I know you’re kidding but this is actually a great tip, Miz.

  12. mousearoo says:

    I so wish I could be with you, but feel free to keep me there in your pocket. I will definitely be keeping you in my head as I’m running on Sunday morning.

    So when you see that other mouse, think of this mouse.
    I’ll be cheering you on from the North.

    So. Damn. Proud.

  13. Laurie says:

    You have entirely inspired me with the way you have taken on a goal and conquered it.

    NO MATTER WHAT HAPPENS THIS WEEKEND.

  14. Miz says:

    riiight. I was totally kidding, Bonnie.

    (wink)

  15. Diana('s Journey) says:

    That is so awesome! Looks like everyone got a smile out of it.
    Go MizFit GO!!! Have a great time :) You will totally kick butt! Just doing this is so amazingly cool.

  16. Helen says:

    Your experience as a new runner has helped me refind my love of the run.

    You rock, Miz.

    Have fun!!

  17. dragonmamma says:

    I’m leaving town for a week, too, so I won’t know how you did for another week. Go git ‘em!

  18. Marisa (Loser for Life) says:

    I know I keep telling you this, but I AM SO EXCITED FOR YOU!!! It’s going to be an epic time that you’ll always remember! Hope you and the family enjoy your time there :)

  19. Jen, a priorfatgirl says:

    I can’t believe it’s here already! I am so excited for you and can’t even imagine the feelings your going through right now.

    As you cross the finish line, please remember the feelings you have - and never forget them. You are an inspiration to so many and are proving not only to Tornado, but to yourself that if you dream it, you can do it!

  20. charlotte says:

    Aieee! I’m so excited for you! And I love that you recruited your own fan club - add me (in spirit) to the group! I’ll be cheering you on the whole time:) Can’t wait to hear how all the princess running goes!

  21. Joanna Sutter says:

    You are going to rock Disney! Enjoy every step of the way!

    BIG LOVE!

  22. Sagan says:

    Ahaha love it. Miz, you ARE a runner!

    And no matter what happens during the run… you’re still a superhero.

  23. Diane Fit to the Finish says:

    You will do great MizFit! Are you going to ask people on the plane to hold up the shirts for you?

  24. Shannon says:

    GOOD LUCK MIZ!!! i’ll be thinking of you :) and loved the tornado pics with the shirt :)

    now go get your tutu on!

  25. @FitInMyHeart says:

    I am Soooooo Excited for you!!!! You are gonna Totally Rock this Race!!!! I agree with My Girl @MrsFatass…. You Are SUCH AN INSPIRATION!!!!! I can’t wait to meet You!!!! See You In Florida!!! BTW… Its supposed to be Beautiful this weekend… Low 70s!!! ;-)
    Love Ya Lots!!!
    Dr. Mo

  26. MizFit says:

    It really is 100% true I would NOT have done this without all of you.

    COULD NOT have done this without your tips, suggestions, nudges in the proper direction, & plain ole encouragement.

    Until I cross the finish line (seriously DO NOT CARE by what mode. skipping lunging crawling—whatevs) I wont say I DID IT…but Im well on my way to loosening my tighta**grip on my self-definition.

    I may just be a RunningWannabeBodybuilder after all.

    xo xo

  27. Lori says:

    You will love the experience! Have fun and enjoy your time there!!

  28. Dropping by to add my, “Run, MizFit, Run!” and to wish you safe travels!

  29. Britt @ Runnerbelle says:

    You are going to rock it!!!

  30. Jody - Fit at 52 says:

    SO CUTE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! I would be one of the ones holding it in front of my face! :-)

    Good luck & you will do great!

  31. Dana says:

    Carla,

    This so crazy. I was just thinking about you this morning, and then there’s a comment from you. It really means alot to me that would take the time to leave me an encouraging word as you prepare to leave for your race. Thanks!

    Also, I just listen to your last podcast. Loved it. Liked the guest, she was very interesting. The BEACON/BACON thing made me laugh. I really felt like I was evesdropping on you guys. Nice job. Liked the question thingo with the guest.

  32. Hannah says:

    I know I am telling you what you already know yet I want to anyway :)
    Your gift to us is showing us all that you are human and that you struggle but don’t give up.

  33. Wifey says:

    Gotta love the support … and the pictures. Can’t wait to meet you down at Disney!

    Winks & Smiles,
    Wifey

  34. Tracey @ I'm Not Superhuman says:

    So exciting! Look at you with that cheering section. Are they going to Disney too? ;) Good luck lady. Can’t wait to see how the tutu running goes!

  35. Leah J. Utas says:

    Oh, yeah.

  36. Teresa says:

    Run Mizfit, have fun.

  37. How exciting! Good luck!

    And most of all, HAVE FUN!!!! I’ll be thinking of you! :)

  38. Happy Fun Pants says:

    YAY FUN! :)

    Good luck and have a blast! :)

  39. suganthi says:

    HAVE FUN!

    Best wishes!

  40. Lauren @ Eater not a runner says:

    GOOD LUCK! You are going to rock it :-)

  41. tj says:

    GO MIZ GO! :) I will be cheering for you all the way over here in California! :)

  42. bjbella5 says:

    Good luck & have fun!

  43. Meg says:

    Woooo! Good luck and Have fun! You’ll kick butt! Especially with that cheering section rooting for you!

  44. Shelley B says:

    Run MIZFIT Run! I will be thinking of you on Sunday when I am running my 5K - Blogger Run Day is going to be awesome with all of us running on Sunday!!!

  45. AndrewENZ says:

    Knock em dead!

  46. Alexa says:

    I have really enjoyed following along on this with you. Especially hearing you and Diet Girl chat about it on the podcast.

    I love the sense of experiencing it with you and realizing how you struggle too.

  47. messymimi says:

    I wish you good journey.

    No matter what the outcome, you are a winner.

  48. Kelly says:

    Hope you have a WONDERFUL time.

    Look forward to the recap.

    I love that this princess has ink. awesome.

  49. Linda says:

    I hope you will be able to hear all of us cheering you on from afar! And anear!

    I can’t wait to hear all about it!

    You rock!

  50. Jill says:

    Happy Sparkly Running, Miz!!

  51. Quix says:

    Wooohooo! You rock! Run MizFit run! :) Look forward to hearing all about it!

  52. Alicia says:

    Love it! YAY! Have a safe trip and a TON of fun! Oh, and, run run run!!!

  53. Mary Meps says:

    Knock ‘em dead! Or however you wish someone a good race. :D

  54. Trish @IamSucceeding says:

    You are gonna have such an awesome time!!!

  55. Lori (Finding Radiance) says:

    Have a fabulous race! Just enjoy it and be present in the moment!

  56. Ron says:

    Have fun!!!!!!

  57. Jill says:

    You’ll do great Miz! Can’t wait to hear all about it, travel safe! :)

  58. Pubsgal says:

    Go MizFit go!!! I’ll be rooting for you from California-land! Hope you all have a safe and wonderful trip, and that the race goes great for you!

  59. love2eatinpa says:

    love the pix!
    enjoy the race and everything that goes with it.
    thanks for inspiring us and taking us along on your journey.

  60. Felice says:

    Good luck!

    Run the mile you’re in.

  61. T says:

    have fun! i’ll be eagerly awaiting your post on how it goes!

    and while running can suck, i’ve learned that make your runs fun (whether through outfit or daydreaming or whatever), and running can become fun.

  62. Mary says:

    Aw, yay! GO CARLA! I’m cheering for you!

  63. PTG says:

    LOVE IT!

    GO MizFit GO!

  64. FatFighterTV says:

    Have an awesome trip! Enjoy the warmth and sunshine for me. :)

  65. christieo says:

    wooohoooooooo! congrats!!! (because i know you’ll do great!) and good luck!! (even though you don’t need it!) enjoy the scenery and try to have fun! don’t be afraid to hydrate, as I always say!!

    LOVE!!!! xoxoxo

  66. Deanna - The Unnatural Mother says:

    I CAN’T wait to hear all about it, you will rock it girl!!!

  67. Karyn says:

    Good luck! Can’t wait to hear how it went.

  68. Jen-JensFitnessTips.com says:

    Have fun and good luck!! You will do fine…just stay positve :)

  69. All Women Stalker says:

    This is adorable. Have fun on your trip! Take lots of pics and tell us all about it later.

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