This Challenge ended 6 years ago

About this Challenge:

Walk 10mi a week and make it routine. Intended for people who are just getting into exercise, but all are welcome.

Final Challenge Progress Results

jaimmealice Total Progress: 12.80 %  (Down 21.0 lb)
seekin Total Progress: 7.32 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
ditty319 Total Progress: 6.29 %  (Down 11.2 lb)
Inutaru Total Progress: 6.29 %  (Down 22.0 lb)
aabbell Total Progress: 6.04 %  (Down 11.8 lb)
kabbell Total Progress: 5.13 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
monajz76 Total Progress: 4.56 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
terrilee74 Total Progress: 4.49 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
jamiah_13 Total Progress: 3.95 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
baacs Total Progress: 3.81 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
griebelt Total Progress: 3.76 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
Nycailin Total Progress: 3.49 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
gjacobs Total Progress: 3.46 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
RoSco64 Total Progress: 3.37 %  (Down 7.0 lb)
jmchandler Total Progress: 3.16 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
SteveDee43 Total Progress: 3.02 %  (Down 6.5 lb)
akkeat Total Progress: 2.95 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
vea1957 Total Progress: 2.92 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
MichaelsMommy Total Progress: 1.38 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
wcclemmons Total Progress: 1.29 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
jlg123 Total Progress: 1.28 %  (Down 2.3 lb)
sian23 Total Progress: 1.23 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
stacyseeds Total Progress: 1.05 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
reeeyah Total Progress: 0.55 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
2sw33t Total Progress: 0.52 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Curlybap Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
lrjjordan Total Progress: 0.40 %  (Down 0.9 lb)
seebu gmail Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
agiancamilli Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Jayarymommy Total Progress: 0.18 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
rharriman Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
j_salyers Total Progress: 0.92 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
Radhika Total Progress: 1.41 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
jessi41684 Total Progress: 3.03 %  (Up 6.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Take a picture each month! (or week if you prefer!)

Walking does wonders for your legs and butt. Let's see those firmer thighs!
25% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 09 Jan 12 by RoSco64
"I'm having trouble doing this. I'll get up the courage soon I hope. "
Failed: 08 Jan 12 by Radhika
"ni not yet"

Week 1

Keep Hydrated!

Drink at least 2L for women and 3L for men each day! Additional water is needed for our walks! Don't let yourself get dehydrated!
91% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 09 Jan 12 by RoSco64
"I always drink a lot of water."
Successful: 08 Jan 12 by Radhika

Week 1

Choose your walking plan!

You can either walk: 5km/3mi three times a week plus an additional 2km/1mi walk on any day of your choice. OR You can walk 2.5km/1.5mi six times a week, plus an additional 1km/0.6mi walk six times a week. You choose which walk you do at what time of the day, but both need to happen in order to achieve the 10 miles.
78% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 09 Jan 12 by aabbell
"about 10 mi a week"
Successful: 09 Jan 12 by jmchandler
"I think I am going to walk 5 miles twice a week! I need to just get it ..."
Failed: 09 Jan 12 by jamiah_13
"I didn't make it to the gym enough to walk and we had family in over the ..."
Successful: 09 Jan 12 by RoSco64
"I walked 3 miles twice, 2 miles once and 1 mile twice. My real plan is ..."

Weeks 1 to 5

Walk your plan!

Remember, we're aiming to make this routine! It takes 21 days to make something a habit! So for the next month? Let's do this!
60% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Jan 12 by RoSco64
"I walked 2 miles for five days. "
Successful: 04 Jan 12 by seebu gmail
"walking 3.5 miles a day on my treadmill (5.8 km/h for 60"

Weeks 5 to 9

R-RAMP IT UP. Let's add another 5 miles!

It's been a month already? Feel that this is getting a little easy now? Stop right there! Time to change it up. Now that this walk is an every day thing? Let's spice it up with 5 additional miles this month. Add time to the walks of your choice and let's go!
20% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Weeks 9 to 12

You're going to hate me now!

FOUR WEEKS TO GO! Are you pumped? I'm pretty pumped. I can guarantee your thighs look awesome right now from all this walking. Now that we're walking 15 miles so easily? Let's add more pressure. Yes, even more time is needed now. You're a big shot now right? So what's an another 5 miles? You can do this! Getting bored of just walking around your town? Get creative. Get your heart pumping! 20 miles this week. Go for a hike, family walk? Go for a nice walk on the beach. For those who are finding it hard to complete the 15 miles? No worries! Stick with those solid 15 miles. You don't want to be left out of this next stage jump? Add some intensity! Make one of those walks a speed walk. Jog one. Be creative, don't get down. You guys can do this! Almost done!
33% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 23 Mar 12 by jmchandler
"I guess I gave up on this challenge a long time ago :-("

Week 12

Final pictures and weight!

How much have you lost? It's been 12 weeks and if you've been honest with us? You won't be afraid to show us the outcome! Any progress is progress remember that! Post a picture, show us those inches lost!
0% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Latest Challenge Posts

week 2
I still have 2 miles do walk this week. We have one day of heavy rain so I didn't fit it in at lunch time at work. I think having the challenge will help me not put it off. I'll let you know...
by seekin on 14 Jan 12 07:40 AM
got it going yessssssss
4.5 miles today
by vea1957 on 05 Jan 12 06:14 PM
got it mapped out!
Yay Jessi ~ my route is going to be my gazelle for now ~ we should mall walk on either saturday or sunday =D
by terrilee74 on 03 Jan 12 01:04 PM
How was the first day guys?
did you know the body burns 2X the calories trying to stay warm... so it being to cold should not be an exscuse but a reason to get out there!!! bring on the snow!!! :)
by jessi41684 on 03 Jan 12 05:55 AM
Remember guys!
It takes 4 weeks to notice the difference a healthy life style is making on your body! S'only a month guys! :) Make that your goal this month. 4 weeks. Count it down!
by Inutaru on 03 Jan 12 01:51 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 27 March 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 26 Mar 12
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 84
privacy: Public
administrators: Inutaru
created: 26 December 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Take a picture each month! (or week if you prefer!) ( week 1 )
2. Keep Hydrated! ( week 1 )
3. Choose your walking plan! ( week 1 )
4. Walk your plan! ( weeks 1 to 5 )
5. R-RAMP IT UP. Let's add another 5 miles! ( weeks 5 to 9 )
6. You're going to hate me now! ( weeks 9 to 12 )
7. Final pictures and weight! ( week 12 )

Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.04 %  (Down 172.2 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 0.99 %  (Down 164.8 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 0.89 %  (Down 148.4 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 0.85 %  (Down 141.4 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.79 %  (Down 131.6 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.75 %  (Down 124.6 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.69 %  (Down 114.4 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.46 %  (Down 76.9 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.46 %  (Down 77.1 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.37 %  (Down 62.1 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.36 %  (Down 59.5 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.29 %  (Down 48.8 lb)

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