This Challenge ended a year ago

About this Challenge:

You have 12 weeks to be ready to run a 10K.

Final Challenge Progress Results

kaoc27 Total Progress: 9.20 %  (Down 15.8 lb)
iKnit Total Progress: 8.08 %  (Down 24.0 lb)
corinnas54 Total Progress: 7.90 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
Michella86 Total Progress: 7.88 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
Losin25 Total Progress: 7.60 %  (Down 12.8 lb)
LRWins Total Progress: 6.10 %  (Down 10.8 lb)
hettas Total Progress: 5.78 %  (Down 10.4 lb)
kadir1910 Total Progress: 5.50 %  (Down 9.7 lb)
Angolson Total Progress: 5.13 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
jeberle23 Total Progress: 3.75 %  (Down 5.1 lb)
mmorris1 Total Progress: 3.70 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
amess318 Total Progress: 2.75 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
arabie Total Progress: 2.20 %  (Down 3.6 lb)
Daisyduckharper Total Progress: 2.05 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
JenVLaan Total Progress: 1.98 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
talalani Total Progress: 1.80 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
juthompson Total Progress: 1.71 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
MarHarr41 Total Progress: 1.46 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
michellerbell Total Progress: 1.41 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Er2in Total Progress: 1.19 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Alli08 Total Progress: 1.16 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
pizzolonlaura Total Progress: 0.83 %  (Down 1.7 lb)
jbarnes Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
laperry Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Mlynn0129 Total Progress: 0.67 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Rice Cake Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
jcmayers Total Progress: 0.60 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
topito0869 Total Progress: 0.26 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
Sekhmet2012 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
MeganNW Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
kls196 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
cyn_amon2 Total Progress: 1.62 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
Sandi_22 Total Progress: 4.17 %  (Up 7.1 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Training Week 1

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 20-25 minutes run/walks and one 2 mile run/walk within the previous week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 22 Apr 13 by Losin25
"Thursday: easy 3.75 miles run/walk Saturday: 5K race Monday: plan on ..."
Successful: 22 Apr 13 by JenVLaan
""Ran" on the elliptical for some of my training to protect my knee - w ..."


Weeks 1 to 12

Try A Cadence Drill

Guidelines:
You complete this mini-challenge by trying this drill any time during the challenge. Learn how to do this drill here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v...
25% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 13 Jun 13 by kadir1910
"Bit hard to do"
Failed: 22 Apr 13 by Losin25
"I still have time to do this during the week, but as of this weigh-in, ..."


Weeks 1 to 12

Try Hill Repeats

Guidelines:
You complete this mini-challenge by trying this training drill at any time during the challenge. Learn how to do Hill Repeats here: http://running.about.com/od/sp...
22% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 13 May 13 by kadir1910
"Yes Last saturday but tired"
Failed: 23 Apr 13 by LRWins
"Didn't get to a hill :-( "


Week 2

Training Week 2

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 20-25 minutes run/walks and one 2 mile run/walk within the previous week.
83% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 01 May 13 by Rice Cake
"I began running Sunday, April 28th and have run 2.9 miles each morning ..."


Week 3

Training Week 3

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 25-30 minutes run/walks and one 3 mile run/walk within the previous week.
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 07 May 13 by Losin25
"I'm up to 5.6 mile runs. :-) Running a 5K this weekend."
Failed: 05 May 13 by JenVLaan
"Sidelined by an IT band injury. Working through stretching and streng ..."


Week 4

Time Your Mile

Guidelines:
Find a running track in your area and time yourself running 1 mile. Let us know how you did.
40% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 4

Training Week 4

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 25-30 minutes run/walks and one 4 mile run/walk within the previous week.
40% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 5

Training Week 5

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 30-35 minutes run/walks and one 4 mile or 5K run/walk within the previous week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 May 13 by JenVLaan
"So happy to be injury free and finally complete this exercise. "


Week 6

Training Week 6

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 30-35 minutes run/walks and one 5 mile run/walk within the previous week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 25 May 13 by JenVLaan
"Slowed down, maintained my breath and made it through even with these ..."


Week 7

Training Week 7

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 30-45 minutes run/walks and one 5 mile run/walk within the previous week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 8

Training Week 8

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 30-45 minutes run/walks and one 6 mile run/walk within the previous week.
33% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Jun 13 by JenVLaan
"The sixth mile was torture. Hope this gets easier. "


Week 9

Improve Your Mile

Guidelines:
Go back to that running track and time your mile again. Let us know how much you improved.
0% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 20 Jun 13 by JenVLaan
"I couldn't do the first mile due to injury, so I don't get to see if I've ..."


Week 9

Training Week 9

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 30-45 minutes run/walks and one 6 mile run/walk within the previous week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 20 Jun 13 by JenVLaan
"I can't believe the six mile was actually pretty easy relatively speaking. ..."


Week 10

Training Week 10

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 30-45 minutes run/walks and one 7 mile run/walk within the previous week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Jun 13 by JenVLaan
"Feeling ready to take on the PeachTree Road Race. 10K!"


Week 11

Training Week 11

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 30-45 minutes run/walks and one 4 mile run/walk within the previous week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 12

Training Week 12

Guidelines:
You passed this challenge if you completed two 30-45 minutes run/walks and a 10K run (perhaps a road race?).
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 07 Jul 13 by JenVLaan
"Ran the PeachTree 10K this week and felt great afterwords. What a fab ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

Sidelined for a week
Ugh, I knew I was dealing with a small "tightness" problem on my left knee. My hope was that I could sort it out with running on the "eliptical" for a week. Didn't work, and the ...
by JenVLaan on 03 May 13 09:21 AM
Links to cadence drill
Here it is again: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v... If it still doesn't work it is a YouTube video from Disney Run Training; search Jeff Galloway Cadence Drill
by JenVLaan on 03 May 13 09:17 AM
success or fail
When you weigh in there are selection boxes for each challenge you participate in. You can only log it when you weigh in - not the best system but I work with what I've got.
by JenVLaan on 03 May 13 09:16 AM
treadmill
You can use a treadmill if you like. I don't personally like treadmill running because it hurts my feet - but some people really find it helpful.
by JenVLaan on 21 Apr 13 02:50 PM
Welcome to the Challenge
I think that this is a great challenge for me as I've really been wanting to run a 10K. I run 5Ks now and want to take it to the next level. :-)
by Losin25 on 15 Apr 13 02:22 PM

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This challenge ended on Friday 12 July 2013.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 11 Jul 13
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 64
privacy: Public
administrators: JenVLaan
created: 04 April 2013

All Mini-challenges:

1. Training Week 1 ( week 1 )
2. Try A Cadence Drill ( weeks 1 to 12 )
3. Try Hill Repeats ( weeks 1 to 12 )
4. Training Week 2 ( week 2 )
5. Training Week 3 ( week 3 )
6. Time Your Mile ( week 4 )
7. Training Week 4 ( week 4 )
8. Training Week 5 ( week 5 )
9. Training Week 6 ( week 6 )
10. Training Week 7 ( week 7 )
11. Training Week 8 ( week 8 )
12. Improve Your Mile ( week 9 )
13. Training Week 9 ( week 9 )
14. Training Week 10 ( week 10 )
15. Training Week 11 ( week 11 )
16. Training Week 12 ( week 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.35 %  (Down 152.1 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.33 %  (Down 149.9 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.18 %  (Down 133.3 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 1.19 %  (Down 134.5 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 1.19 %  (Down 133.4 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.99 %  (Down 111.9 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.98 %  (Down 110.7 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.95 %  (Down 107.2 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.79 %  (Down 88.6 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.53 %  (Down 59.8 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.32 %  (Down 35.9 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.18 %  (Down 19.7 lb)

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