This Challenge ended 2 years ago

About this Challenge:

If you have not run before this is a training schedule in order to make you run 30 minutes in a go after 9 weeks.

Final Challenge Progress Results

sshabayek Total Progress: 9.77 %  (Down 17.2 lb)
kmmelley Total Progress: 9.68 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
ggoosen Total Progress: 9.18 %  (Down 23.6 lb)
Mishiemar Total Progress: 9.13 %  (Down 22.5 lb)
baacs Total Progress: 6.84 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
Ms Zeno Total Progress: 6.20 %  (Down 16.0 lb)
soffaj Total Progress: 4.82 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
frank38382 Total Progress: 4.81 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
Lgl20002009 Total Progress: 4.31 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
kilgore154 Total Progress: 3.76 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
bye bye fatty Total Progress: 3.55 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
Anguilla Total Progress: 3.25 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
nycsweet Total Progress: 3.09 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
aggro Total Progress: 2.23 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
MommyYvonne Total Progress: 2.13 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
crystal2575 Total Progress: 2.08 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
shelia marie Total Progress: 2.07 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
GroovyDeus Total Progress: 1.97 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
MsTammi Total Progress: 1.85 %  (Down 4.8 lb)
wowbagger Total Progress: 1.63 %  (Down 3.7 lb)
I_f_r_i_t Total Progress: 1.54 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
ciaraoconn Total Progress: 1.52 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
BeautyBeast Total Progress: 1.48 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
flolou Total Progress: 1.48 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
ElvenSeer Total Progress: 1.30 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Sophia1985 Total Progress: 1.24 %  (Down 2.7 lb)
Num4nock Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
MrBigGame Total Progress: 1.17 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Starshouting Total Progress: 1.06 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
jessastre Total Progress: 0.99 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
hannaj99 Total Progress: 0.95 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
NickyJ Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
db34 Total Progress: 0.87 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
t0medwards Total Progress: 0.86 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
donnarella Total Progress: 0.80 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
Muzikmom Total Progress: 0.71 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Jennifer418 Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
cancunready Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Down 0.9 lb)
Danielle2011 Total Progress: 0.58 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Amberluv2000 Total Progress: 0.51 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
rmanko Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
swim.74 Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Down 0.8 lb)
Sarah w-h Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
slstocksdale Total Progress: 0.25 %  (Up 0.5 lb)
Pudgy pounds Total Progress: 0.56 %  (Up 1.3 lb)
lshoup Total Progress: 0.69 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
fairy Total Progress: 0.70 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
grade6 Total Progress: 0.79 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
fontake Total Progress: 0.80 %  (Up 0.9 lb)
Keebscsu Total Progress: 1.14 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
BooBooPookyMeekersSammy Total Progress: 1.45 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
A_Little_Bit_Fluffy Total Progress: 1.72 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
gquiros1 Total Progress: 1.74 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
zoggs12 Total Progress: 2.20 %  (Up 6.4 lb)
viachief Total Progress: 2.38 %  (Up 5.0 lb)
sethmilman Total Progress: 2.64 %  (Up 6.4 lb)
MrsFayyad1 Total Progress: 2.77 %  (Up 5.5 lb)
amanda77058 Total Progress: 4.33 %  (Up 12.0 lb)
jthughes Total Progress: 4.41 %  (Up 9.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

For 3 days this week (Run 1 min then walk 1.5 mins) x8

Guidelines:
For 3 days in this week do the following excercise: Run for 1 min then walk for 1.5 min and repeat 8 times for a total 20 mins.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 12 Dec 11 by Anguilla
"First week went pretty well despite a fair amount of Christmas cheer. I ..."
Successful: 12 Dec 11 by Muzikmom
"It felt really good to be running again! Can't wait to see the progress ..."
Failed: 10 Dec 11 by MrBigGame
"I had pneumonia this week and was unable to work out..."


Week 2

For 3 days this week (Run 1.5 min then walk 2 mins) x6

Guidelines:
For 3 days in this week do the following excercise: Run for 1.5 min then walk for 2 min and repeat 6 times for a total 21 mins.
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 19 Dec 11 by Muzikmom
"Looking forward to Week 3 - feels great to be running again."


Week 3

For 3 days this week (a more complex training)

Guidelines:
For 3 days in this week do the following excercise: Run for 1.5 mins, walk for 1.5 mins, run for 3 mins, walk for 3 mins and repeat for 2 mins.
57% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 26 Dec 11 by Anguilla
"I ran 3 minutes, walked 3 minutes for 40 to 60 minutes. "


Week 4

For 3 days this week (an even more complex training)

Guidelines:
For 3 days in this week do the following excercise: Run for 3 mins, walk for 1.5 mins, run for 5 mins, walk for 2.5 mins, run for 3 mins, walk for 1.5 mins, run for 5 mins. No repeat don't burn out...
36% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 02 Jan 12 by Muzikmom
"Wasn't very good about being on-line during my holiday vacation, so did ..."
Failed: 30 Dec 11 by fontake
"I'm on holiday but I try to aerobic."


Week 5

For 3 days this week (a simpler traingin this time)

Guidelines:
Day 1: Run 5 mins, walk 3 mins, run 5 mins, walk 3 mins, run 5 mins. Day 2: Run 8 mins, walk 5 mins, run 8 mins. Day 3: Run 21 mins!
37% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 09 Jan 12 by Anguilla
"It felt great to run for 21 minutes. I jogged 21 minutes, walked 5 min ..."
Failed: 09 Jan 12 by Mishiemar
"Too much of a jump from 8 to 21 minutes. Was only able to run 16 cont ..."
Successful: 09 Jan 12 by Muzikmom
"Felt great to run the 20 minutes on Saturday - looking forward to Week ..."


Week 6

For 3 days this week do the following running schedule

Guidelines:
Day 1: Run 5 mins, walk 3 mins, run 8 mins, walk 3 mins, run 5 mins (Total 23mins) Day 2: Run 10 mins, walk 3 mins, run 10mins (Total 23 mins) Day 3: Run for 25 mins!
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 16 Jan 12 by Muzikmom
"Ran my first straight 30 minutes yesterday - it felt wonderful!! Know I ..."
Successful: 16 Jan 12 by sshabayek
"I love running"


Week 7

For 3 days this week run!

Guidelines:
Day 1: Run 25 mins Day 2: Run 25 mins Day 3: Run 28 mins
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 23 Jan 12 by sshabayek
"I am running 28min non-stop... So proud of myself, never knew I was ca ..."
Successful: 23 Jan 12 by Muzikmom
"Have been pushing myself a bit and as a result, ran my first straight 45 ..."


Week 8

For 3 days this week run a little bit longer.

Guidelines:
Day 1: Run 28 mins Day 2: Run 28 mins Day 3: Run 30 mins!
66% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Jan 12 by Anguilla
"Rough week for my diet, but at least I am running. Ran 30 minutes x 3 ..."
Successful: 30 Jan 12 by Muzikmom
"Hard to believe only one week left - been running a steady 30 minutes and ..."


Week 9

For 3 days this week run for 30 mins (Target)

Guidelines:
For 3 days in this week run for 30 minutes. Target achieved!
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 06 Feb 12 by Muzikmom
"Been running a steady 30 minutes for a couple of weeks now. Looking fo ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

Week 3 mini challenge
Well I just plugged in my times and realized that it was a total of 12 minutes jogging and 12 minutes walking since both interval times were the same. Kinda glad I did too...don't know that I would ...
by LisaMGray on 23 Dec 11 10:36 AM
Timing your intervals
I'm using a kitchen timer I bought at Walmart LOL! It was all I had at the time. I'm still using it, it fits in the palm of my hand and the numbers are big so I don't have to squint. Alls ...
by LisaMGray on 21 Dec 11 10:47 AM
Going to give it a try.
I'm also 46. I used to walk about 2.5 - 3 hours everyday in 2010. I did that to work up to jogging. But after my divorce I moved and haven't really felt the motivation to start it up again. And ...
by LisaMGray on 09 Dec 11 04:58 PM
Running Tips
Thank you! Where do you suggest running? I've been running on asphalt but so far I have no problems. Of course, taking preventative actions is the best way to avoid injury. Don't know if you can ...
by LisaMGray on 09 Dec 11 04:51 PM
Running camp question
I use mapmyrun.com. It took me some time to get used to. But it keeps track of your running plus you can make routes in your neighborhood. I currently have 5 routes with different distances so I can c ...
by LisaMGray on 09 Dec 11 04:46 PM

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 06 Feb 12
duration: 9 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 166
privacy: Public
administrators: wowbagger
created: 28 November 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. For 3 days this week (Run 1 min then walk 1.5 mins) x8 ( week 1 )
2. For 3 days this week (Run 1.5 min then walk 2 mins) x6 ( week 2 )
3. For 3 days this week (a more complex training) ( week 3 )
4. For 3 days this week (an even more complex training) ( week 4 )
5. For 3 days this week (a simpler traingin this time) ( week 5 )
6. For 3 days this week do the following running schedule ( week 6 )
7. For 3 days this week run! ( week 7 )
8. For 3 days this week run a little bit longer. ( week 8 )
9. For 3 days this week run for 30 mins (Target) ( week 9 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 9:

All Participants 0.52 %  (Down 164.7 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.47 %  (Down 146.8 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.42 %  (Down 131.1 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.31 %  (Down 97.0 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.26 %  (Down 81.7 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.27 %  (Down 84.0 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.29 %  (Down 90.2 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.27 %  (Down 85.8 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.19 %  (Down 60.9 lb)

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