This Challenge ended 4 years ago

About this Challenge:

This challenge is for the person who just wants to start running and doesn't know where to start.

Final Challenge Progress Results

dougouts Total Progress: 4.06 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
lose50 Total Progress: 3.68 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
tgrove Total Progress: 2.59 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
beckym765 Total Progress: 2.46 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
Stormyquin Total Progress: 1.95 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
gpsmith Total Progress: 1.33 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
kirstnr Total Progress: 1.27 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
mochaspice Total Progress: 1.23 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
dandilbeck Total Progress: 1.03 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
surfratskinny200 Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
hbmcracer Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
sarainthesky Total Progress: 0.47 %  (Down 0.7 lb)
moggers Total Progress: 0.38 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
lanmar Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
mtnhkraz Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
MicheleGoodmanWilliams Total Progress: 0.48 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
crazynoodle Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Amy3052 Total Progress: 1.10 %  (Up 2.5 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Week 1 workouts

Guidelines:
Warmup with a brisk walk for 5 minutes. Jog for 2 minutes, walk for 1 minute. Repeat 6 more times, so your total time is 21 minutes (26 with warmup). Walk for 2 minutes with long slow strides, stretching your legs out. Do all workouts 3 days a week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 18 Feb 10 by mtnhkraz
"Doing it!!"
Successful: 18 Feb 10 by hbmcracer
"Ran Mon, Tue, and Wed. 11 miles total"


Weeks 1 to 9

Plan your workouts.

Guidelines:
Set aside an hour a day, 3 days a week. The workouts will be about 30 minutes with a quick warmup and warmdown. Report back with your exercise plan (ie Mon, Wed, Fri 5pm to 6pm.)
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 13 Mar 10 by tgrove
"doing good..surpassing goals"
Failed: 09 Mar 10 by surfratskinny200
"came down with bad cold "
Failed: 04 Mar 10 by MicheleGoodmanWilliams
"too tired, finals this week, drill this weekend and lot of stress at home"
Successful: 23 Feb 10 by mochaspice
"2mins jog & 2mins walk, incline .5 for two days 3mins jog & 2mins walk, ..."


Weeks 2 to 3

Week 2 and 3 workouts

Guidelines:
Warmup with a brisk walk for 5 minutes. Jog for 3 minutes, walk for 1 minute. Repeat 5 more times, so your total time is 24 minutes (29 including warmup). Walk for 2 minutes with long slow strides, stretching your legs out.
57% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 4 to 5

Week 4 and 5 workouts

Guidelines:
Warmup with a brisk walk for 5 minutes. Jog for 4 minutes, walk for 1 minute. Repeat 4 more times, so your total time is 25 minutes (30 including warmup). Walk for 2 minutes with long slow strides, stretching your legs out.
33% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 09 Mar 10 by surfratskinny200
"recovering from cold"


Week 6

Week 6 workouts

Guidelines:
Guidelines: Warmup with a brisk walk for 5 minutes. Jog for 6 minutes, walk for 1 minute. Repeat 3 more times, so your total time is 28 minutes (33 including warmup). Walk for 2 minutes with long slow strides, stretching your legs out.
0% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 8

Week 8 workouts

Guidelines:
Guidelines: Warmup with a brisk walk for 5 minutes. Jog for 9 minutes, walk for 1 minute. Repeat 2 more times, so your total time is 30 minutes (35 including warmup). Walk for 2 minutes with long slow strides, stretching your legs out.
0% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Week 9

Week 9 workouts

Guidelines:
Guidelines: Warmup with a brisk walk for 5 minutes. Jog for 30 minutes. Walk for 2 minutes with long slow strides, stretching your legs out.
0% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Latest Challenge Posts

Introduce yourself here
Hi Genevieve, your backyard will be a fine place to run unless it's like 9'x9' As far as the "runner's zone" or "runner's high", set small goals that are atta ...
by hbmcracer on 18 Feb 10 09:49 AM
Running Challenge
Welcome to the challenge Amy.
by hbmcracer on 16 Feb 10 11:01 AM

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 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 20 April 2010.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 19 Apr 10
duration: 9 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 39
privacy: Public
administrators: hbmcracer
created: 02 February 2010

All Mini-challenges:

1. Week 1 workouts ( week 1 )
2. Plan your workouts. ( weeks 1 to 9 )
3. Week 2 and 3 workouts ( weeks 2 to 3 )
4. Week 4 and 5 workouts ( weeks 4 to 5 )
5. Week 6 workouts ( week 6 )
6. Week 7 workouts ( week 7 )
7. Week 8 workouts ( week 8 )
8. Week 9 workouts ( week 9 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 9:

All Participants 0.54 %  (Down 39.6 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.57 %  (Down 42.1 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.58 %  (Down 42.8 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.46 %  (Down 34.0 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.48 %  (Down 35.2 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.47 %  (Down 34.2 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.42 %  (Down 31.0 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.35 %  (Down 25.8 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.24 %  (Down 17.8 lb)

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