This Challenge ended 6 years ago

About this Challenge:

Run 11 miles by week 11. You can do this on a treadmill, outside, on a track, wherever, just do it!

Final Challenge Progress Results

alexandraiordache Total Progress: 7.14 %  (Down 11.0 lb)
boardumbfilms Total Progress: 6.42 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
royalthumbs Total Progress: 6.38 %  (Down 12.8 lb)
woollymitts Total Progress: 6.30 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
Venushakti Total Progress: 5.99 %  (Down 15.8 lb)
georgeorwell Total Progress: 5.50 %  (Down 10.6 lb)
danny180 Total Progress: 5.44 %  (Down 14.0 lb)
IllaZicron Total Progress: 5.41 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
neharay Total Progress: 5.30 %  (Down 7.7 lb)
MaryToulouse Total Progress: 5.00 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
WEEKY76 Total Progress: 4.37 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
DDR Superstar Total Progress: 4.23 %  (Down 7.4 lb)
JessalynG Total Progress: 4.06 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
mom on the run 2012 Total Progress: 3.76 %  (Down 7.6 lb)
Ashley127 Total Progress: 3.68 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
strive Total Progress: 3.67 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
Markass Total Progress: 3.64 %  (Down 6.6 lb)
trlgrl Total Progress: 3.56 %  (Down 6.7 lb)
Carol21x Total Progress: 3.45 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
amromke Total Progress: 3.36 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Michelleb12 Total Progress: 3.33 %  (Down 6.4 lb)
asjohnson2005 Total Progress: 3.14 %  (Down 8.0 lb)
daynad228 Total Progress: 3.07 %  (Down 5.3 lb)
Runner24 Total Progress: 2.98 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
bw25 Total Progress: 2.93 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Keroppi2012 Total Progress: 2.81 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
brasco Total Progress: 2.68 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
Smileymcd Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
Ruby Rose Total Progress: 2.62 %  (Down 3.5 lb)
kro16 Total Progress: 2.59 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
lfineday Total Progress: 2.52 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
saynomoremeghan Total Progress: 2.48 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
dizzielizzie Total Progress: 2.45 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
Jmmcfarland Total Progress: 2.39 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
sarahty Total Progress: 2.29 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Novi9109 Total Progress: 2.25 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
BillB2795 Total Progress: 2.24 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
JAKELEE Total Progress: 2.23 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
travishat Total Progress: 2.17 %  (Down 5.2 lb)
st0rmy Total Progress: 2.15 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
gnat824 Total Progress: 2.15 %  (Down 3.7 lb)
jenleffel Total Progress: 1.99 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Futuremissbillionaire Total Progress: 1.93 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
whoshallisay Total Progress: 1.91 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
mllemarie Total Progress: 1.81 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Mona G. Total Progress: 1.68 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
LadyTam Total Progress: 1.66 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
Cherriemae Total Progress: 1.65 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
Faudi Total Progress: 1.56 %  (Down 2.9 lb)
TamahomeJenkins Total Progress: 1.55 %  (Down 3.8 lb)
BLLJORD Total Progress: 1.49 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Lmndrop Total Progress: 1.44 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
Tyrone Texican Total Progress: 1.39 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
Jen-L Total Progress: 1.26 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
Sumiko Total Progress: 1.09 %  (Down 1.9 lb)
JessWhatINeeded Total Progress: 1.05 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
PBurke2010 Total Progress: 1.03 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
ldermartindale Total Progress: 1.01 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
Zidamo Total Progress: 0.97 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
britafilter Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
allison554 Total Progress: 0.82 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
courtneyreed5 Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
cali1111 Total Progress: 0.79 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
mrfixit3571 Total Progress: 0.72 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Muzikmom Total Progress: 0.72 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
gotina Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
asermax Total Progress: 0.61 %  (Down 1.1 lb)
bayerl Total Progress: 0.50 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
much2much Total Progress: 0.48 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
ChantalM Total Progress: 0.43 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
Nick coombs Total Progress: 0.41 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
qkinne1 Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
gnancm Total Progress: 0.32 %  (Down 0.5 lb)
KekeC Total Progress: 0.31 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
jessip Total Progress: 0.30 %  (Down 0.4 lb)
chgreene Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Daiane90 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
shellygee Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
laylakays Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Mima92 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
Paulc31 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
kscheick Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
daddy Total Progress: 0.27 %  (Up 0.6 lb)
DairyKing Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
sequoia1 Total Progress: 0.77 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
stacmomof4 Total Progress: 0.82 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
kaykayla Total Progress: 0.95 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
jsaaymi Total Progress: 1.03 %  (Up 1.8 lb)
beautifulholls Total Progress: 1.37 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
Fatty_Mcgee Total Progress: 1.55 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
Trin8ty Total Progress: 3.52 %  (Up 5.4 lb)
carolina_canoe Total Progress: 8.56 %  (Up 16.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 4

By end of week 4, be able to run/walk up to 4 miles in one workout session.

Guidelines:
This is a beginner's interval program so start slow and easy. Warm up with a slow walk for 5 minutes then run 1 minute and walk 2 minutes, repeat intervals for a total of 30 minutes. Cool down with a slow walk for 5 minutes. Remember to gently stretch before and after your workout and drink plenty of water. Your weekly goal is to run/walk at least 3 times a week.
72% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 11 Feb 12 by georgeorwell
"Holy moley I can run and run now I did all interval for two weeks ran a ..."
Successful: 11 Feb 12 by woollymitts
"hills suck but results came out in tempo run. worth all the bitching. ..."
Successful: 07 Feb 12 by alexandraiordache
"I walk fast every day,1 hour.I made 6 km every day since a 5 days."
Successful: 06 Feb 12 by chgreene
"Ran 6k Wed; 10k Sun"


Weeks 5 to 8

By end of week 8, be able to run/walk up to 8 miles in one workout session.

Guidelines:
Gradually increase the number of your intervals. As you progress, the walking time will decrease and running time will increase.
33% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 28 Feb 12 by Mima92
"walking not yet running hurt my ankle, it's sore."
Failed: 27 Feb 12 by danny180
"My joints are hurting me from the chemotherapy."
Failed: 19 Feb 12 by sequoia1
"got pneumonia; am having trouble with oxygen levels while walking. :( not ..."
Failed: 15 Feb 12 by beautifulholls
"I'm trying to run all miles, but so far I have only gotten to 3 miles."


Weeks 9 to 11

At the end of this challenge, you should be able to run/walk 11 miles in one session.

Guidelines:
As you run longer distances, stay focused on your goal and stay hydrated.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Mar 12 by woollymitts
"On track for the half marathon. Concentrating on speed work now. Really ..."
Successful: 26 Mar 12 by chgreene
"Regulary running 2x week (plus other activities 3x week). Last weeks' ..."
Failed: 21 Mar 12 by kscheick
"Had to rest my foot for a few weeks due to tendinitis. and then that s ..."


Latest Challenge Posts

How's everyone feeling about their progress with the running?
I haven't missed my mark each week but at the same time it also feels like I'm not really progressing. I guess this is due to an increase of distance each week so the body can't adapt. Anyone ...
by brasco on 06 Mar 12 07:33 PM
getting over flu
Been sick for over a week with flu and cold, ran for the first time since then last night! Pretty rough I think I was coughing the whole time...but much better today. Can't wait to get back out there. ...
by marlenapenguin on 23 Feb 12 12:45 PM
stretching afterwards
I'm no expert, but I think stretching is a highly personal thing, and different for everyone. I like to do a very short warm up run, then stretch for just a few minutes, then do the long run, then ...
by bartley on 03 Feb 12 08:36 PM
Stress Facture or Tendinitus?
Was running, and around mile 4 got a pain in my foot that felt like my laces were too tight (but they weren't) and the next day my foot hurt so bad on the top of it I could barely flex my toes up w/o ...
by kscheick on 27 Jan 12 10:40 AM
Help me train for my 1st half marathon
I am running in the Colfax half in Denver, CO.
by kscheick on 18 Jan 12 05:00 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Sunday 01 April 2012.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 31 Mar 12
duration: 11 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 197
teams: Red
Green
privacy: Public
administrators: britafilter
created: 06 January 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. By end of week 4, be able to run/walk up to 4 miles in one workout session. ( weeks 1 to 4 )
2. By end of week 8, be able to run/walk up to 8 miles in one workout session. ( weeks 5 to 8 )
3. At the end of this challenge, you should be able to run/walk 11 miles in one session. ( weeks 9 to 11 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 11:

All Teams 0.85 %  (Down 304.8 lb)
 Red 0.91 %  (Down 155.9 lb)
 Green 0.80 %  (Down 148.9 lb)
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Week 10:

All Teams 0.81 %  (Down 290.1 lb)
 Red 0.88 %  (Down 151.8 lb)
 Green 0.74 %  (Down 138.3 lb)
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Week 9:

All Teams 0.78 %  (Down 278.8 lb)
 Red 0.86 %  (Down 148.3 lb)
 Green 0.70 %  (Down 130.5 lb)
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Week 8:

All Teams 0.74 %  (Down 264.2 lb)
 Red 0.83 %  (Down 142.9 lb)
 Green 0.65 %  (Down 121.3 lb)
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Week 7:

All Teams 0.69 %  (Down 246.9 lb)
 Red 0.79 %  (Down 135.3 lb)
 Green 0.60 %  (Down 111.6 lb)
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Week 6:

All Teams 0.64 %  (Down 230.6 lb)
 Red 0.70 %  (Down 120.8 lb)
 Green 0.59 %  (Down 109.8 lb)
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Week 5:

All Teams 0.61 %  (Down 219.3 lb)
 Red 0.65 %  (Down 112.4 lb)
 Green 0.57 %  (Down 106.9 lb)
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Week 4:

All Teams 0.62 %  (Down 221.9 lb)
 Red 0.63 %  (Down 107.8 lb)
 Green 0.61 %  (Down 114.1 lb)
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Week 3:

All Teams 0.51 %  (Down 181.2 lb)
 Red 0.45 %  (Down 77.9 lb)
 Green 0.55 %  (Down 103.4 lb)
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Week 2:

All Teams 0.31 %  (Down 111.6 lb)
 Red 0.29 %  (Down 50.1 lb)
 Green 0.33 %  (Down 61.5 lb)
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Week 1:

All Teams 0.18 %  (Down 66.3 lb)
 Red 0.17 %  (Down 29.4 lb)
 Green 0.20 %  (Down 36.9 lb)
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