This Challenge ended 5 years ago

About this Challenge:

Build toward running for 30 minutes, & be able to complete a distance of 5K/3.11m

Final Challenge Progress Results

Bmwdoc Total Progress: 15.73 %  (Down 42.0 lb)
aqbstork Total Progress: 15.71 %  (Down 24.3 lb)
Jedimom2 Total Progress: 13.91 %  (Down 24.4 lb)
briestoll Total Progress: 13.48 %  (Down 31.0 lb)
ANICOLE38 Total Progress: 9.09 %  (Down 15.0 lb)
stayingfitat50 Total Progress: 7.41 %  (Down 8.8 lb)
WhittleT Total Progress: 7.11 %  (Down 10.6 lb)
Joey109 Total Progress: 6.97 %  (Down 11.3 lb)
ShrinkingVi-let Total Progress: 6.52 %  (Down 16.2 lb)
Lean_Clean_Green_Mom Total Progress: 6.40 %  (Down 14.5 lb)
Xtina.C Total Progress: 6.06 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
mayday71 Total Progress: 5.96 %  (Down 13.0 lb)
hettas Total Progress: 5.78 %  (Down 10.4 lb)
paulag1955 Total Progress: 5.78 %  (Down 9.8 lb)
greengirl541 Total Progress: 5.71 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
tooruthlss Total Progress: 5.36 %  (Down 7.9 lb)
tepi weightloss Total Progress: 5.00 %  (Down 10.0 lb)
Siddalee Total Progress: 4.65 %  (Down 8.4 lb)
Meddylove Total Progress: 4.25 %  (Down 9.0 lb)
verisww Total Progress: 4.13 %  (Down 7.8 lb)
Tammytink69 Total Progress: 3.77 %  (Down 7.8 lb)
seneca95 Total Progress: 3.59 %  (Down 5.8 lb)
Jocomeau Total Progress: 3.24 %  (Down 4.5 lb)
healthybum Total Progress: 3.08 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
AnnieMK58 Total Progress: 2.82 %  (Down 5.5 lb)
Fatkaitlyn Total Progress: 2.79 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
NitaMargarita06 Total Progress: 2.60 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Ceacea Total Progress: 2.54 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
ValJoh928 Total Progress: 2.53 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
kniffy24 Total Progress: 2.46 %  (Down 3.3 lb)
mshadrak Total Progress: 2.32 %  (Down 6.0 lb)
noora z Total Progress: 2.19 %  (Down 3.1 lb)
scruff382 Total Progress: 2.16 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
Re Total Progress: 1.97 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
Harlzi Total Progress: 1.88 %  (Down 2.9 lb)
afriiias Total Progress: 1.79 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
MeganNW Total Progress: 1.79 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
juthompson Total Progress: 1.71 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
zeinabsaleh Total Progress: 1.69 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
Elvis Yip Total Progress: 1.59 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
JSomm Total Progress: 1.58 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
ewelinari Total Progress: 1.54 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
fewk50 Total Progress: 1.50 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
imenepinkette Total Progress: 1.44 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
mamistewart Total Progress: 1.43 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
lacy_mccuisiton Total Progress: 1.42 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
faizahsh Total Progress: 1.32 %  (Down 2.4 lb)
SlimmingSarah Total Progress: 1.25 %  (Down 2.2 lb)
irish_chick Total Progress: 1.23 %  (Down 1.8 lb)
aheitzman Total Progress: 1.21 %  (Down 2.8 lb)
dryheatwriter Total Progress: 1.20 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
ASwannz Total Progress: 1.02 %  (Down 1.6 lb)
CarolynnJoy Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Down 2.0 lb)
Kwilrox Total Progress: 0.81 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
WimpieL Total Progress: 0.71 %  (Down 1.3 lb)
Lilo's Mom Total Progress: 0.68 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
Mlynn0129 Total Progress: 0.67 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
mle1 Total Progress: 0.63 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
road2peachtree Total Progress: 0.37 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
slimgirlrenee Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
miracle526 Total Progress: 0.35 %  (Down 1.0 lb)
ejulien6 Total Progress: 0.11 %  (Down 0.2 lb)
Gisme Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
DevonRoss Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
mlg0417 Total Progress: 0.20 %  (Up 0.4 lb)
Cheurque Total Progress: 0.43 %  (Up 0.9 lb)
Krhfy6 Total Progress: 0.54 %  (Up 0.8 lb)
jasonklamb Total Progress: 0.65 %  (Up 1.5 lb)
Joy1228ce Total Progress: 0.72 %  (Up 2.2 lb)
MacPaddy Total Progress: 0.76 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
Godlylovin Total Progress: 1.04 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
michaelniles Total Progress: 1.90 %  (Up 4.0 lb)
wgutmann Total Progress: 3.33 %  (Up 8.0 lb)
stop123 Total Progress: 3.97 %  (Up 10.0 lb)
Jemila0303 Total Progress: 8.73 %  (Up 10.6 lb)
Snooglesnarf Total Progress: 44.76 %  (Up 64.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Weeks 1 to 12

Run at least 3 times a week

Guidelines:
By week 12, be able to run consistently for 30 minutes for a distance of 5K (3.11 miles)
44% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 07 Jul 13 by Jedimom2
"I completed my 0-5K training program and have run 2 5Ks, although I ha ..."
Failed: 01 Jul 13 by wgutmann
"I m frustrated with weight gain in the summer. As it is getting warmer ..."
Successful: 03 Jun 13 by DevonRoss
"My heel is still sore but this week I was able to take four bike rides ..."
Failed: 13 May 13 by NitaMargarita06
"I've only jogged a few times in the past two weeks."


Latest Challenge Posts

I apologize for my absence
Hi Everyone! I'm thrilled to see a lot of you are attempting to tackle this challenge. I confess I have been MIA and could bore you with a bunch of excuses; but I won't. I'm happy to report ...
by mamistewart on 05 Jun 13 09:56 AM
0 to 5K App
It's called 0-5K Runner by ClearSky. The app is free but it only goes up to Week 2 Day 2. The paid version takes you all the way from not running to running a 5K in 8 weeks.
by Jedimom2 on 11 May 13 04:25 PM
Side stiches?
As in, how do you prevent those? I've been getting them when I do multiple short distances; i.e. like 3 400m runs. Longer slower ones I seem to be alright.
by ktexp2 on 26 Apr 13 05:15 PM
Sucess for week 1!
:) I ran a total of 3.25 miles this week. 1.53 miles at a pace of 11:34 1.53 miles at a pace of 13:59 and I ran/and walked 3.2 miles at a pace of 16:19 Tomorrow starts week two and I have a 30 minute ...
by alisauva on 21 Apr 13 10:39 PM
Making Progress
Sounds awesome to me :) I didn't get any in this week.
by Meonlybetter on 20 Apr 13 07:47 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 09 July 2013.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 08 Jul 13
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 162
privacy: Public
administrators: mamistewart
created: 05 April 2013

All Mini-challenges:

Run at least 3 times a week ( weeks 1 to 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Participants 1.05 %  (Down 319.3 lb)

Week 11:

All Participants 1.04 %  (Down 315.5 lb)

Week 10:

All Participants 1.04 %  (Down 314.9 lb)

Week 9:

All Participants 0.91 %  (Down 278.0 lb)

Week 8:

All Participants 0.92 %  (Down 279.5 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 0.82 %  (Down 250.7 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 0.80 %  (Down 242.6 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.68 %  (Down 207.7 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.49 %  (Down 147.4 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.36 %  (Down 110.5 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.22 %  (Down 66.5 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.02 %  (Up 6.1 lb)

Latest Photos



5K Runner
by Jedimom2
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Athlete Badge earned, Wed june 12th
by Jedimom2
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Determination Badge
by Jedimom2
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