This Challenge ended 7 years ago

About this Challenge:

Training for running 10K in 8 weeks.

Final Challenge Progress Results

goedson Total Progress: 4.06 %  (Down 7.3 lb)
Porkchop84 Total Progress: 3.52 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
ambazz Total Progress: 3.36 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
gnat824 Total Progress: 2.82 %  (Down 5.4 lb)
ccn Total Progress: 2.77 %  (Down 4.6 lb)
newlie Total Progress: 2.70 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
Kate GB Total Progress: 1.38 %  (Down 1.5 lb)
HeatherPetlevich Total Progress: 1.22 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
tapeekcm Total Progress: 0.73 %  (Down 1.4 lb)
rosemdaniel Total Progress: 0.46 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
NOO67 Total Progress: 0.20 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
Shirleylw Total Progress: 0.42 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
dsylikm Total Progress: 0.83 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
Heatherkent Total Progress: 0.83 %  (Up 1.0 lb)
marfamonstar Total Progress: 0.94 %  (Up 1.2 lb)
Collazos Total Progress: 1.65 %  (Up 2.8 lb)
hgdomingo Total Progress: 2.04 %  (Up 4.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 8

Drink more water and stay hydrated.

Guidelines:
Make sure you drink at least 8 glasses a day.
86% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 29 Mar 11 by newlie
"I gave up alcohol, sugar and smoking. All I drink is water and sparkling ..."


Weeks 1 to 8

Don't forget the Warm Up and Cool Down!

Guidelines:
Make sure you do 5mins stretch/walk before and after your run.
86% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 8

Eat healthy carbs to fuel your runs.

Guidelines:
Follow 50-25-25 eating plan: 50% carbs, 25% protein, 25% fat. Eat carbs before or after your runs. Don't overeat!
70% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 8

Core workout.

Guidelines:
Make sure you do a 15mins core workout 3 times a week to get faster, fitter, and stronger as a runner. You'll get better abs too!
64% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 8

Have fun!

Guidelines:
Don't forget to think positive and have lots of fun running!
82% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 30 Apr 11 by gnat824
"No runs this week due to a cold that won't go away!"


Latest Challenge Posts

4 Tips on Running Your Best 10K
Adding Speed Work The human body adapts very specifically to the demands placed upon it. If you run long and slow, your body will become very efficient at running long and slow. For example, if you run ...
by Kate GB on 22 Mar 11 01:29 PM
by 10 Tips to Maximize Your Speed Workouts
1. Graduate from basic training. If you're a beginning runner, you need at least three to four months of building up before starting speedwork. Meaning? You should be comfortable running steadily for ...
by Kate GB on 22 Mar 11 01:08 PM
How to Improve Your Foot Speed?
Speed is produced by stride length (distance covered with each stride) and stride frequency (leg turnover time, or how quickly you can get your feet on and off the ground). Of these two components, stride ...
by Kate GB on 22 Mar 11 01:03 PM
What is Tempo Pace?
Hey Natalie, we are all learning here, a lot of experimenting is gonna be involved! :) Most days of the training we gonna have to hold a steady and comfortable pace, so these tips are really helpful. ...
by Kate GB on 10 Mar 11 07:33 PM
8 Weeks to 10K Program details
Hey there, Gnat! Glad u like the program! I'm currently finishing my 8 weeks to 5K and feel like I can do more than that. I love running especially now when it's getting nicer outside. But hon ...
by Kate GB on 03 Mar 11 06:38 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 10 May 2011.

The posting of Topics and Photos, and Participation in this challenge is available to Challenge Participants Only.

Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 09 May 11
duration: 8 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 43
privacy: Public
administrators: Kate GB
created: 26 February 2011

All Mini-challenges:

1. Drink more water and stay hydrated. ( weeks 1 to 8 )
2. Don't forget the Warm Up and Cool Down! ( weeks 1 to 8 )
3. Eat healthy carbs to fuel your runs. ( weeks 1 to 8 )
4. Core workout. ( weeks 1 to 8 )
5. Have fun! ( weeks 1 to 8 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 8:

All Participants 0.37 %  (Down 27.0 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.31 %  (Down 23.2 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.29 %  (Down 21.4 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.38 %  (Down 27.9 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.31 %  (Down 23.2 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.19 %  (Down 14.1 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.26 %  (Down 19.0 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.20 %  (Down 15.1 lb)

Latest Photos



10k at 1:11 pace/11:30. Hoping to break 60min on May15th 10k
by hgdomingo
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