This Challenge ended 6 years ago

About this Challenge:

Beginners running program stretching out over 12 weeks.

Final Challenge Progress Results

JenKatja Total Progress: 9.14 %  (Down 16.5 lb)
lilredhairedgirl Total Progress: 8.76 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
MickyC Total Progress: 6.75 %  (Down 16.5 lb)
Sholpan Total Progress: 6.64 %  (Down 11.2 lb)
2bFitNTrimAgain Total Progress: 5.74 %  (Down 8.1 lb)
TRCook23 Total Progress: 5.51 %  (Down 10.6 lb)
savv_a Total Progress: 5.04 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
Psychicsuz Total Progress: 4.93 %  (Down 7.3 lb)
lchill Total Progress: 4.82 %  (Down 10.7 lb)
slinky08rt Total Progress: 4.79 %  (Down 10.9 lb)
amysams Total Progress: 4.64 %  (Down 8.5 lb)
Carolinebee999 Total Progress: 4.44 %  (Down 9.9 lb)
PaulReska Total Progress: 4.17 %  (Down 12.0 lb)
alm1974 Total Progress: 3.21 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
Bkeller1023 Total Progress: 2.67 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
drmccall Total Progress: 2.30 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
Renee L.W. Total Progress: 1.90 %  (Down 4.0 lb)
tullyday Total Progress: 1.70 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
YthansGirl Total Progress: 1.61 %  (Down 2.5 lb)
Croethle Total Progress: 1.37 %  (Down 2.6 lb)
TylerJB Total Progress: 1.17 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
qkinne1 Total Progress: 1.07 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
LuLu11 Total Progress: 0.60 %  (Down 1.2 lb)
Cherriemae Total Progress: 0.36 %  (Down 0.6 lb)
achickrmt Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
slth88 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
ellerob1551 Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
phlayke Total Progress: 0.00 %  (Steady 0 lb)
aphrodite14141 Total Progress: 0.78 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
heather12121 Total Progress: 0.85 %  (Up 1.4 lb)
Tvrdanny Total Progress: 1.29 %  (Up 3.0 lb)
AShields86 Total Progress: 1.42 %  (Up 2.0 lb)
VerdeMujer Total Progress: 2.22 %  (Up 4.4 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Week 1

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 4 min, run 1 min for 3 reps 3 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 21 Jan 12 by YthansGirl
"havent been outisde in this storm all week."


Weeks 1 to 12

Walk/Run 3 times per week for 12 weeks, working up to continuous running towards 5K

Guidelines:
Remember to warmup before your workout and stretch afterwards to avoid injury and strain. The main idea is to remain active :D
59% Successful

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Week 2

Week 2

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 4 min, run 2 min for 3 reps 3 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
63% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Jan 12 by ellerob1551
"I do 4 reps on the treadmill then lift weights afterward "


Week 3

Week 3

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 3 min, run 2 min for 4 reps 3 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
66% Successful

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Week 4

Week 4

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 3 min, run 3 min for 4 reps 3 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
50% Successful

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Failed: 13 Feb 12 by 2bFitNTrimAgain
"On rest for ankle injury. Hope to get back on trail soon."


Week 5

Week 5

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 2 min, run 3 min for 5 reps 3 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
66% Successful

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Week 6

Week 6

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 3 min, run 4 min for 4 reps 4 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
44% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 26 Feb 12 by ellerob1551
"I'm still trying to get used to running 3 min and walk 2 min for 5 reps. ..."


Week 7

Week 7

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 2 min, run 4 min for 5 reps 4 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
42% Successful

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Week 8

Week 8

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 1 min, run 4 min for 6 reps 4 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
50% Successful

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Week 9

Week 9

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 1 min, run 5 min for 6 reps 4 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
33% Successful

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Week 10

Week 10

Guidelines:
10: Warmup 5 min, Walk 1 min, run 7 min for 5 reps 4 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
0% Successful

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Week 11

Week 11

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 1 min, run 9 min for 4 reps 5 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
50% Successful

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Week 12

Week 12

Guidelines:
Warmup 5 min, Walk 1 min, run 10 min for 4 reps 5 x's this week. Cooldown 5 min
33% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Latest Challenge Posts

Keeping myself accountable and introducing myself at the same time :)
So I did go for my run on wednesday, it was icy but with my spikes on it was fine, I probably ran slower that I would otherwise, but I ran more that the intervals said, anytime I noticed the cold I would ...
by sunshine_girl on 21 Jan 12 01:08 AM
A Method to the Madness
My method these first weeks will just be getting out the door and running at the speed I can complete all the runs in. I am terrible with follow through, and weather will be my biggest challenge apart ...
by sunshine_girl on 17 Jan 12 02:24 PM
Yellow Team Checkin prior to starting on Monday
Well day one was a success thanks psychic suz for putting the idea of the program in my head, it worked great!
by alm1974 on 16 Jan 12 03:30 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Tuesday 10 April 2012.

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

Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 09 Apr 12
duration: 12 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 65
teams: Blue
Red
Green
Yellow
privacy: Public
administrators: Cherriemae
created: 07 January 2012

All Mini-challenges:

1. Week 1 ( week 1 )
2. Walk/Run 3 times per week for 12 weeks, working up to continuous running towards 5K ( weeks 1 to 12 )
3. Week 2 ( week 2 )
4. Week 3 ( week 3 )
5. Week 4 ( week 4 )
6. Week 5 ( week 5 )
7. Week 6 ( week 6 )
8. Week 7 ( week 7 )
9. Week 8 ( week 8 )
10. Week 9 ( week 9 )
11. Week 10 ( week 10 )
12. Week 11 ( week 11 )
13. Week 12 ( week 12 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 12:

All Teams 1.34 %  (Down 169.1 lb)
 Blue 1.07 %  (Down 34.5 lb)
 Red 1.74 %  (Down 51.2 lb)
 Green 0.85 %  (Down 29.2 lb)
 Yellow 1.80 %  (Down 54.2 lb)
view week 12 details

Week 11:

All Teams 1.28 %  (Down 161.7 lb)
 Blue 1.02 %  (Down 32.9 lb)
 Red 1.69 %  (Down 49.7 lb)
 Green 0.80 %  (Down 27.2 lb)
 Yellow 1.72 %  (Down 51.9 lb)
view week 11 details

Week 10:

All Teams 1.13 %  (Down 142.5 lb)
 Blue 0.40 %  (Down 12.8 lb)
 Red 1.69 %  (Down 49.9 lb)
 Green 0.77 %  (Down 26.2 lb)
 Yellow 1.78 %  (Down 53.6 lb)
view week 10 details

Week 9:

All Teams 1.03 %  (Down 129.9 lb)
 Blue 0.33 %  (Down 10.6 lb)
 Red 1.59 %  (Down 47.0 lb)
 Green 0.62 %  (Down 21.2 lb)
 Yellow 1.70 %  (Down 51.2 lb)
view week 9 details

Week 8:

All Teams 0.81 %  (Down 101.7 lb)
 Blue 0.26 %  (Down 8.4 lb)
 Red 1.42 %  (Down 41.9 lb)
 Green 0.53 %  (Down 18.2 lb)
 Yellow 1.10 %  (Down 33.2 lb)
view week 8 details

Week 7:

All Teams 0.70 %  (Down 88.2 lb)
 Blue 0.30 %  (Down 9.6 lb)
 Red 1.31 %  (Down 38.7 lb)
 Green 0.36 %  (Down 12.2 lb)
 Yellow 0.92 %  (Down 27.7 lb)
view week 7 details

Week 6:

All Teams 0.68 %  (Down 85.4 lb)
 Blue 0.42 %  (Down 13.6 lb)
 Red 1.27 %  (Down 37.4 lb)
 Green 0.33 %  (Down 11.2 lb)
 Yellow 0.77 %  (Down 23.2 lb)
view week 6 details

Week 5:

All Teams 0.48 %  (Down 60.6 lb)
 Blue 0.10 %  (Down 3.4 lb)
 Red 0.96 %  (Down 28.3 lb)
 Green 0.33 %  (Down 11.2 lb)
 Yellow 0.59 %  (Down 17.7 lb)
view week 5 details

Week 4:

All Teams 0.47 %  (Down 59.5 lb)
 Blue 0.16 %  (Down 5.1 lb)
 Red 0.82 %  (Down 24.2 lb)
 Green 0.33 %  (Down 11.2 lb)
 Yellow 0.63 %  (Down 19.0 lb)
view week 4 details

Week 3:

All Teams 0.49 %  (Down 61.8 lb)
 Blue 0.10 %  (Down 3.2 lb)
 Red 0.80 %  (Down 23.5 lb)
 Green 0.21 %  (Down 7.2 lb)
 Yellow 0.92 %  (Down 27.9 lb)
view week 3 details

Week 2:

All Teams 0.39 %  (Down 49.7 lb)
 Blue 0.19 %  (Down 6.2 lb)
 Red 0.71 %  (Down 20.8 lb)
 Green 0.15 %  (Down 5.0 lb)
 Yellow 0.59 %  (Down 17.7 lb)
view week 2 details

Week 1:

All Teams 0.11 %  (Down 14.2 lb)
 Blue 0.10 %  (Up 3.2 lb)
 Red 0.23 %  (Down 6.9 lb)
 Green 0.09 %  (Down 3.0 lb)
 Yellow 0.25 %  (Down 7.5 lb)
view week 1 details

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