Monday, October 22, 2012

The only thing better than Mizunos are free Mizunos

Remember a long time ago I gave away a Mezamashii run project invite ?

(An opportunity to order a free pair of Mizunos!)

Yeah that was awesome.  But what's even more awesome if that they are doing it again.  x10!!!!!

I have 10 invites to give away - all on the blog.  Which means that if you enter, you've probably got a decent chance of getting a free pair of shoes (I'm estimating chances at about 10% - edited to say: dammmnnn this contest is blowing up!  I'm gonna have to drop odds to 5% :(  ).   Time to try out that hot racer you've always been curious about. 

Next Year's Elixir.  Holy Crap Beautiful

Here's how you play: 

One entry: Leave a comment on this post.

Another Entry: Tweet to @mizunorunning and to me (@fasterbunny) about the giveaway and follow Mizuno running.

Another entry:  Leave (another comment) about what you're loving about running this fall.
Bonus entry if this statement is an alliteration.  (example: Frequent fall foliage falling freely). 

So it's possible to have your name in the pot four times!

Additional details:  You must have a shipping address in the US to win.  Giveaway ends a week from today (the 29th of October at midnight PST.).  If for some reason you are shy and don't want to publicly comment, you can email me as well and that can count for your entry.
*Also, if you don't have a blog, please leave enough of your name (or email) so that if you win, I can find you.

Cool?  So play!  I hope you enter!!  Obviously, I love these shoes and I hope you can try them and love them too!

*One more edit.  For some reason, Blogger is not publishing the comments beyond the first couple hundred.  I don't know why (trying to figure it out) but I am getting all of them through the interface and they will be counted!!  

467 comments:

  1. I'd like to try some. I've never worn Mizunos before.

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  2. Would love to win a pair of Mizunos!!

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  3. Love your header! You're so cute! Just discovered this blog, thanks to Mizuno. I ran my third 5k yesterday and realized that if I want to become more serious about running, I really need to invest in some "real" running shoes. However, the price of running shoes freaks me out, so it would be awesome to win a pair!

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  4. I follow you and Mizuno Running on Twitter (I'm @hellofitnessjen)

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  5. I would love to try Mizunos! Especially these pretty looking ones! LOVE!

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  6. Many mild miles milling magnificently. The cooler temps make me so happy.

    (2nd Comment)

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  7. Oh, and I am loving running in the middle or end of the day vs. morning as I do all summer. So nice to be out during the day and enjoying the trees and smell of leaves!

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  8. Love about fall running: sans-sticky sweating summer season!

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  9. Loving running in the fall because the humidity is pretty much gone here in Georgia!

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  10. I tweeted about the giveaway - https://twitter.com/hellofitnessjen/status/260386060121538560

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  11. https://twitter.com/BebeGetsWordy/status/260386031231193088

    Tweeted the giveaway and followed you and Mizuno

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  12. frolicking in foliage for fun

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  13. tweeted & already follow you both (@phdstrides)

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  14. I love my Mizuno's, and would love a free pair!

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  15. Would love the opportunity to be a part of the Mezamashii run project. I had applied, but I apparently wasn't accepted.

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  16. Love running in the fall to get away from the heat. Hopefully fall is coming to Texas...at some point.

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  17. cool Celsius can commence colossal competition

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  18. YaY! Contest! I've been wanting to try Mizuno :)

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  19. What I love about running in Fall?

    Frequent Friendly Festivals for Fans!

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  20. Only thing better than Mizuno's? Free Mizuno's!

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  21. 1st entry: LEAFing a comment. get it?

    2nd & 3rd entry: tweeting about giveaway right now. already following @MizunoRunning

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  22. The thing about fall running I love is not having to get up early mornings too beat the heat.

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  23. I would love to win some awesome new shoes!!

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  24. I tweeted about the giveaway, following you and mizuno :D

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  25. There is nothing better on EARTH than running in the fall, the weather is idyllic

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  26. Yay! Free mizzy's!!
    Nikki Wood...I am lame and don't have a blog.

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  27. free shoes? score! free running shoes? double score!

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  28. I love running in Fall because you get to see all the beautiful changing colored leaves!!

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  29. Awesome giveaway! Tweeted and followed :)

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  30. tweeted...already followed both of y'all (niksabrody)

    second comment... wicked warm weather wanes (I live in Texas!)
    Nikki Wood

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  31. What I love about running in Fall is not getting up so early for long runs! #Arizonarunnerprobs @jlallen21

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  32. This fall I'm looking forward to living life loudly along lined lanes.

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  33. Great contest, I'd love a free pair of Mizunos!

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  34. I am loving sleeping in before my runs this fall...and not wearing shorts.

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  35. Fall running is kinda the best!

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  36. Me please...I love Mizuno shoes! Ran my first 1/2 in mine and got a new 5K PB in them too. @SeanHarts

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  37. I want to win, and I'm not unknown!

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  38. Would LOVE to win a free pair of Mizunos!!!

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  39. I'm very in need of some new running shoes!

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  40. Just tweeted about the giveaway and followed Mizuno! (britni_01)

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  41. I love fall running because.....
    Fast feet flowing on fall foliage.

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  42. Loving fall running because of LESS humidity here in Louisiana!! :)

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  43. I've been eying some new mizunos, they look awesome!

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  44. Fall running is awesome. Its my favorite time for running & racing because of the fall foliage and the cooler temps!

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  45. Am aspiring as awesome, Autumn air approaches.

    Frolicking, fairly fancy-free, followed by fast, frantic Fartleks fleeing from floods, freezing.

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  46. Awesome! I am in desperate need of new shoes.

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  47. OMG i just got my first pair of Mizunos (the Elixir's) and I am in looooooove! I even wrote a whole blog post about it, I swear!

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  48. Wow! Awesome giveaway- I would love to win a free pair of running shoes!

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  49. I tweeted and I followed Mizuno Running on twitter.

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  50. I love Mizuno's - I put about 50 miles a week on them, so they wear out and I need a new pair!

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  51. Leaves laying, legs lapping, love...running?

    Ok that was lame... I'm loving just having decent runs! My long run yesterday felt effortless in these cooler fall temps.

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  52. Please include me in this contest.

    Alex Ramirez

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  53. Fall running is my FAVORITE. Crunchy leaves, cold mornings and best of all.. RACE SEASON!!

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  54. I am loving...

    Rad runs rounding raging rivers

    haha

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  55. I would love some Mizunos. Thanks for offering us a chance to win!

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  56. I love fall running because
    The cool breeze, through trees, allows a nice freeze.

    Horrible attempt, but it's an attempt.

    Alex Ramirez

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  57. I'd love to try some Mizunos...especially for free :)

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  58. I'd love some Mizunos! I keep hearing great things, but haven't actually tried them yet.

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  59. I love running in the cooler fall temps! Though in Texas that means 80 instead of 100. But I'll take it :)

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  60. Fall Running rocks because of the awesome autumnal adventures around the apple orchards.

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  61. See some alliteration above! Thanks for the great giveaway.

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  62. EEEP- Love free running shoes!! Well, free shoes in general, that they are running shoes is even better! :)

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  63. Followed and tweeted at you and Mizunos!

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  64. ooo I want! This is awesome!

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  65. Mizunos make marathon-ing manageable!

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  66. What I love about running in fall: Freedom from frying farenheit!!

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  67. tweeted!! :) (@fashionablemile) and i already followed mizuno :)

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  68. I love Mizunos (especially if they are free)!!!! The Elixirs look fast, therefore I run faster in them.

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  69. And I love Fall running because I live in AZ and the summer SUCKS. Its nice to run in temps under 90.

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  70. I need a pair of Mizunos please!!!!!!!

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  71. I love running in the fall because of breathing in the chilly, crisp air that is so refreshing. The foliage is always a plus and I love the sound of the fallen leaves when you run on them.

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  72. I would love to run in these shoes for an upcoming marathon!

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  73. I love fall because: curling up under a warm blanket on a cold night while reading a good book is one of life's greatest pleasures.

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  74. Why I love fall running? Running rigorous routes really rejuvenates!

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  75. I would love to try Mizunos! All you speedy people seem to wear them - I've always been too cheap to buy a $100+ pair of shoes!

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  77. @FasterBunny @mizunorunning I posted 2 comments on your blog regarding the Mizuno giveaway & now following Mizuno!

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  78. Those new elixir's you posted are pretty fantastic looking! (@amandanaro)

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  79. I've worn the Wave Riders for years. Love Mizunos!

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  80. I would love to win an invite! I still have my first pair of Mizunos from when I started running in college -- I bought them because they were pink, but since then I've tried countless other shoes and nothing feels like the Mizunos! I recently ran a 5K PR of over 3 minutes in the Wave Riders and I can't wait to try again in my next race!

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  81. My favorite thing about fall running is: longsleeves, legwarmers, layers!

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  82. See above terribly unimpressive alliteration attempt.

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  83. I suck at alliteration. But I am loving the pep that the cooler temps are putting in my step. (If you can't alliterate, rhyme.)

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  84. My favorite part of running in the Fall is the fact that the weather has cooled down and I can pick up some speed.

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  85. Fall running is amazing because the cooler climate creates cathartic and calming connections! :)

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  86. Heard great things about these shoes - would love to try them!

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  87. I love fall running because it's 1) not hot, 2) love smelling burning wood (fireplaces) and 3) crunching leaves of course!

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    1. Realized I used a different "log in" for this comment. Still Amanda N (@amandanaro)

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  88. I love my Mizunos so much and would love to win a pair! Thanks for hosting such an awesome giveaway!

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  89. I tweeted and I already do follow Mizuno Running!

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  90. I want a pair of Mizunos! I love my Wave Inspires!

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  91. What I love about fall running is the cool, crisp, chill in the air and bundling up in abundant layers of long, lush, loopy, wooly warmers! (sorry, really bad attempt at some alliteration!)

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  92. Favorite part of the fall weather is by far the cooler temps. The falling leaves is a close second.

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  93. I love fall running!!

    Summer sweat sessions stopped!

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  94. I tweeted to you about the giveaway (and already follow Mizuno)! via @runningbun

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  95. I love fall running because I am not training for a race and can run as slow as I want. There is nothing more enjoyable than running slow.

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  96. cooler climate keeps calves calm :)

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  97. I tweeted - already following Mizuno and now I'm following you! I'm @runninmommoaof2

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  98. Great giveaway - hope I have lucky feet!

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  99. Fall makes my Mizunos miraculously melt miles! I would love a new pair!

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  100. Sweet giveaway. I've never tried Mizuno's, but would like the chance.

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  101. Fall running means more adventurous runs. I don't have to loop around the same route for water bottle stops anymore.

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  102. Yes, please! & thank you :P

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  103. Just beginning to run. Breast Cancer survivor... 3 years out. To celebrate my 5 year, "all clear" mark, I will be running a marathon!! A new pair of shoes will be AWESOME!!!!

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  104. I tweeted and already follow Mizuno @alisenasu

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  105. Tepid temperatures make tempo runs terrific!

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  106. Fat feet feeling faster in the Fall..... Loving it!!

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  107. Sayanora sweaty self, see you soon surly!

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  108. I would love some new Mizunos to go with my aging/worn down Precisions!!!

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  109. Yes please...I love my Inspires!

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  110. Keely Wells ‏@KeelyWells1

    @MizunoRunning and @FasterBunny are giving away Mizuno running shoes!

    Following both and tweeted both!!

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  111. Best thing about running in the fall is the wonderful pumpkin coffee and muffins after a great run! Makes for a wonderful morning run when you know you have a great treat waiting for you afterwards.

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  112. Fall means no more 90 degrees at 4:00 am. The desert dog days of summer!

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  113. I love those shoes!

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  114. Cool climates and colorful coats. :)

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  115. Today's my birthday so I'd love a birthday pair of Mizunos!

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  116. Cruising along in the crisp climate!

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  117. forgot to include my twitter handle!

    @lenism

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  118. Mizuno please fill the Brooks Launch-shaped hole in my heart

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  119. Those shoes look awesome to do speed work in!- Melissa, mgomez311@gmail.com

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  120. I love this time of year because the temperatures are cooler and it makes running really easy and they're so many races!!-Melissa, mgomez311@gmail.com

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  121. Carving out a new running routine in Germany would be a lot easier with new shoes!

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  122. Im just impressed that you could calculate the odds like that.

    As for what I'll be doing in fall:

    Hopefully helping hand out Herculean heaps of Halloween happiness

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  123. I have heard so many good things about Mizunos, but never tried them... But I would love the chance to!

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    1. Looking at lovely leaves listfully lingering

      (also my twitter is @chelseykelsey

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  124. There are a million things that I'm loving about fall. For starters, it's the best time of year in general. It's beautiful and leaves are falling on the path; the air smells so fresh; the sky and the trails are full of color and crispness. How can you not love it?

    Luxurious Leaves Leaping
    Falling Fast in front of feet
    Running racers relinquish

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    1. Hi this is my other response too since I don't have the blogger to show my name (I used the Google sign in).

      My name is Amanda and my Twitter handle is @mandaface17

      I really hope I get a chance to win. I have become very fond of running and it's basically one of the only things that keeps me sane anymore. Unfortunately I'm just not making enough money to purchase new shoes right now :-(

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  125. LOVE me some Mizunos!

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  126. I would be ECSTATIC to win a free pair of shoes!!

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  127. The thing I am loving most about fall running are marathons. I have done two in the last four weeks. Can't get enough!

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  128. I love Mizunos and would love another pair!

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  129. Loving lacing up for lovely, laborious long runs this fall!

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  130. The thing I an loving most about fall is the cooler weather!

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  131. Would love to try out these shoes!

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  132. Tweeted to @mizunorunning and you about the giveaway and I follow Mizuno running.

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  133. I'm thinking a pair of Mizuno running shoes will get me through my first marathon! Honolulu 2012 here we go!!!

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  134. I'm seeking a new pair of running shoes, and I'm so picky! I need light weight stability shoes, and Mizuno Elixir is on my list. I'd love to try a pair.

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  135. The best thing about running in the fall is the running capris! I run so much faster in compression capris/tights than I do in shorts and running skirts. Don't ask me to explain it.

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  136. this fall what i'm loving about running is zero pressure. i have zero races on my schedule or my mind and am only running to run.

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  137. would love new mizuno's for fall running! (heyladyonline@gmail.com)

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  138. can't have enough running shoes!

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    1. fall running is great because it allows for calm cadences coursing through colorful countrysides

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  139. Wowza...I've been wanting to try Mizunos! Awesome giveaway!

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  140. Ooo...free shoes, nothing better!

    (laurenint26@hotmail.com)

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  141. Rarely running real races!

    Sad but true as I've been fighting an injury :(

    (laurenint26@hotmail.com)

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  142. Striding in sunlight and seeing surfers saunter to their sanctuary. Weather is wonderful wherever I wander. Feet upon flat roads or ferocious hills. Long live long runs!

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  143. As Autumn amplifies my a$$ with applepies, I need to run (in a new pair of Mizunos)! How's that for partial alliteration!?

    Following you and Mizuno and tweeted. My twitter handle is @HeatherCannady

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  144. I would love to win this giveaway! :)

    Rachaelmcrockett@gmail.com

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  145. love fall running since:
    fast fall feet
    can be rewarded with a pumpkin treat.
    hoping to love fall running with:
    cool breezes carrying me to a PR in new Mizunos

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  146. Mizunos are my favorite shoes!

    fobrien09@apu.edu

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  147. What I love about running this fall: crisp, cool, chilly climates!

    rachaelmcrockett@gmail.com

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  148. Would love to win a pair of Mizunos!

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  149. I love my Mizunos. They saved my running and I'm ready for a new pair!!!!!

    tracysdehart@gmail.com

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  150. I want to try Mizunos. And I love fall running for great weather, tons of races, and a lot of fun!

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  151. I just bought my first pair of Mizunos and they are so pretty! I never get pretty shoes any more so that was exciting!

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  152. I want to win to say that I am, indeed, a winner.

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  153. My odds don't look like one in ten, lies! all lies!

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    1. I know! This thing is blowing up. Although keep in mind lots of people are putting multiple comments...

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  154. I love running in the fall because right now, I can't. And I always want what I can't have.

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  155. What I love about fall running?
    Summer's sweaty sunshine-soaked scampers set sail.

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  156. I am looking around for a new shoe to try and would love to try Mizunos!

    Lilly4321@hotmail.com

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  157. And what do I love about running in the Fall? Well I'm British, so...

    Awesome Autumn with All-American Orthotics.

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  158. I would love to win a free pair of shoes!!

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  159. Prettiest colors! I need new lucky shoes for the Richmond Marathon in 3 weeks. These look like winners:)

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  160. Fancy shoes!

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