This Challenge ended a year ago

About this Challenge:

Only 30min three times per week to get you running 5km. Take it at your own pace.

Final Challenge Progress Results

Calliphony Total Progress: 6.14 %  (Down 9.4 lb)
rumraisin Total Progress: 5.77 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
Marissabee Total Progress: 4.35 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
jessiker84 Total Progress: 3.83 %  (Down 6.7 lb)
RTAdesigns Total Progress: 3.39 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Greg Emerson Total Progress: 3.25 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
irisheyes525 Total Progress: 2.70 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
leeann.buchanan Total Progress: 2.50 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
cristina915 Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 4.9 lb)
Ayngel Total Progress: 1.80 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
ladybeans5 Total Progress: 1.61 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
amyeipp Total Progress: 1.59 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
Megs133 Total Progress: 1.38 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
cupcake28 Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
NeinaK Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
kacerz21 Total Progress: 0.24 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
elizabethemilyy Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
MLTechGirl Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Imdoc Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
BJReetz Total Progress: 2.45 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
vikeenan Total Progress: 2.89 %  (Up 6.3 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Week 1 Day 1: 1st workout

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Then alternate 1min of jogging and 1.5min of walking for a total of 20min. Make sure to have a rest day between runs. Download free C25K app to phone or pod casts. Good luck!
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 09 Jan 13 by Calliphony
"Didn't follow exactly. Not in terrible aweful shape this time.so did a ..."
Failed: 08 Jan 13 by RTAdesigns
"Can't get all the way through - will try again this week. I also didn't ..."
Successful: 07 Jan 13 by elizabethemilyy
"Cant believe that i managed it!! i did all of it with no excuses. I was ..."


Week 1

Week 1 Day 2: 2nd workout

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Then alternate 1min of jogging and 1.5min of walking for a total of 20min. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
88% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 09 Jan 13 by Calliphony
"We did 5 walk+ 6(2 jog+ 2 walk)"
Successful: 07 Jan 13 by elizabethemilyy
"Did my second day today! Did it all again without giving up. I am so p ..."


Week 1

Week 1 Day 3: 3rd workout

Guidelines:
Guidelines: Brisk 5min warmup walk. Then alternate 1min of jogging and 1.5min of walking for a total of 20min. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
85% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 09 Jan 13 by rumraisin
"Woaw! Feel the burn!!! "
Failed: 08 Jan 13 by ladybeans5
"I'm not supposed to exercise until the end of this week :("
Successful: 07 Jan 13 by elizabethemilyy
"Im so proud of myself, its unreal. I cant tell you how unfit i actually ..."
Successful: 06 Jan 13 by jessiker84
"Doing pretty good, calves are feeling the burn!"


Week 2

Week 2 - Day 1

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Then alternate 1.5min of jogging and 2min of walking for a total of 20min. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 2

Week 2 - Day 2

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Then alternate 1.5min of jogging and 2min of walking for a total of 20min. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
60% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 2

Week 2 - Day 3

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Then alternate 1.5min of jogging and 2min of walking for a total of 20min. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
60% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Jan 13 by leeann.buchanan
"was able to increase my run speed a little today. So far...so good!"


Week 3

Week 3 - Day 1

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Do 2 repetitions of the following: 1.5min of jogging, 1.5min of walking, 3min jog, 3min walk. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Jan 13 by Calliphony
"did it on the elliptical though"
Successful: 22 Jan 13 by rumraisin
"My poor calf is not in great condition. My runs are rather slow as a r ..."


Week 3

Week 3 - Day 2

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Do 2 repetitions of the following: 1.5min of jogging, 1.5min of walking, 3min jog, 3min walk. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 22 Jan 13 by rumraisin
"Oh yeah! I can feel I am getting stronger! My left calf is now the one ..."


Week 3

Week 3 - Day 3

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Do 2 repetitions of the following: 1.5min of jogging, 1.5min of walking, 3min jog, 3min walk. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 22 Jan 13 by rumraisin
"Fitness is up. Mental strength is up. Week 4 here I come. 5min runs...holy ..."
Successful: 21 Jan 13 by leeann.buchanan
"Woke up this morning & didn't want to do it! I put my shoes on & did it ..."


Week 4

Week 4 - Day 1

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. 3min of jogging, 1.5min of walking, 5min jog, 2.5min walk. 3min of jogging, 1.5min walking, 5min jog. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 30 Jan 13 by Calliphony
"Just couldn't get the groove of it this time."


Week 4

Week 4 - Day 2

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. 3min of jogging, 1.5min of walking, 5min jog, 2.5min walk. 3min of jogging, 1.5min walking, 5min jog. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 4

Week 4 - Day 3

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. 3min of jogging, 1.5min of walking, 5min jog, 2.5min walk. 3min of jogging, 1.5min walking, 5min jog. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Jan 13 by rumraisin
"Only managed to get through 1/2 of this run and then I had to repeat it. ..."


Week 5

Week 5 - Day 1

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. 5 min jog, 3min walk, 5 min jog, 3min walk. 5 min jog, Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 5

Week 5 - Day 2

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. 8 min jog, 5 min walk, 8 min jog. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 5

Week 5 - Day 3: The 20 min non-stop run

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 20min.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 6

Week 6 - Day 1

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. 5 min jog, 3min walk, 8 min jog, 3min walk. 5 min jog, Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 6

Week 6 - Day 2

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. 10 min jog, 3min walk, 10 min jog, 3min walk. 10 min jog. Make sure to have a rest day between runs.
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 6

Week 6 - Day 3

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 25 min.
80% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Feb 13 by rumraisin
"Been tough going!!!"
Successful: 09 Feb 13 by leeann.buchanan
"Ran 33 minutes."


Week 7

Week 7 - Day 1

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 25 min.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 16 Feb 13 by leeann.buchanan
"Feeling good"


Week 7

Week 7 - Day 2

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 25 min.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 16 Feb 13 by leeann.buchanan
"Feeling good. A little ahead."


Week 7

Week 7 - Day 3

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 25 min.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Feb 13 by rumraisin
"So this is where I got to the last time I tried C25K. Can't believe that ..."
Successful: 16 Feb 13 by leeann.buchanan
"Ran 3 miles today! I'm actually looking forward to my run days now! "


Week 8

Week 8 - Day 1

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 28 min.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 8

Week 8 - Day 2

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 28 min.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 25 Feb 13 by leeann.buchanan
"Jogged for 40 minutes! Ready to ramp up for the weekend!"
Successful: 23 Feb 13 by rumraisin
"one more to go!!!"


Week 8

Week 8 - Day 3

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 28 min.
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 25 Feb 13 by leeann.buchanan
"Jogged 54 minutes. Do I dare set my sites on 60 minutes next weekend?"


Week 9

Week 9 - Day 1

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 30 min.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 9

Week 9 - Day 2

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 30 min.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 9

Week 9 - Day 3

Guidelines:
Brisk 5min warmup walk. Jog for 30 min.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Latest Challenge Posts

Week 4: Mental toughness
Right. So here is the big week 4. This week can often make or break people on their C25K journey. Some people repeat (this is a good thing) if they feel they are not strong enough to continue to week ...
by rumraisin on 22 Jan 13 06:46 PM
Week 3 Inspiration: Brutally Honest
Haha, popped in to the dentist yesterday. First thing she said, "You've put on weight." Not even a hello or how are you. To which of course my only reply could be to answer in the affirm ...
by rumraisin on 17 Jan 13 06:25 PM
Week 1 inspirational video
This guy Ben is my hero! He followed c25k and it changed his life. He found the motivation to do it. He looks amazing. http://www.c25k.com/ben_video....
by rumraisin on 05 Jan 13 07:18 AM
Elliptical?
Thanks for the link!
by RTAdesigns on 03 Jan 13 06:36 PM
Where do i download the app/podcast
Thanks. Those look very helpful.
by Calliphony on 03 Jan 13 06:21 PM

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 06 Mar 13
duration: 9 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 41
privacy: Public
administrators: rumraisin
created: 01 January 2013

All Mini-challenges:

1. Week 1 Day 1: 1st workout ( week 1 )
2. Week 1 Day 2: 2nd workout ( week 1 )
3. Week 1 Day 3: 3rd workout ( week 1 )
4. Week 2 - Day 1 ( week 2 )
5. Week 2 - Day 2 ( week 2 )
6. Week 2 - Day 3 ( week 2 )
7. Week 3 - Day 1 ( week 3 )
8. Week 3 - Day 2 ( week 3 )
9. Week 3 - Day 3 ( week 3 )
10. Week 4 - Day 1 ( week 4 )
11. Week 4 - Day 2 ( week 4 )
12. Week 4 - Day 3 ( week 4 )
13. Week 5 - Day 1 ( week 5 )
14. Week 5 - Day 2 ( week 5 )
15. Week 5 - Day 3: The 20 min non-stop run ( week 5 )
16. Week 6 - Day 1 ( week 6 )
17. Week 6 - Day 2 ( week 6 )
18. Week 6 - Day 3 ( week 6 )
19. Week 7 - Day 1 ( week 7 )
20. Week 7 - Day 2 ( week 7 )
21. Week 7 - Day 3 ( week 7 )
22. Week 8 - Day 1 ( week 8 )
23. Week 8 - Day 2 ( week 8 )
24. Week 8 - Day 3 ( week 8 )
25. Week 9 - Day 1 ( week 9 )
26. Week 9 - Day 2 ( week 9 )
27. Week 9 - Day 3 ( week 9 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 9:

All Participants 0.82 %  (Down 64.1 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.74 %  (Down 58.2 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.69 %  (Down 54.4 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.65 %  (Down 51.0 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.55 %  (Down 43.2 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.60 %  (Down 47.5 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.55 %  (Down 43.6 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.47 %  (Down 37.3 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.52 %  (Down 41.1 lb)

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