This Challenge ended a year ago

About this Challenge:

Challenge yourself to train for 5k walk/run event in your local community. Major cities have run/walk events, let’s do this!

Final Challenge Progress Results

joycemamabolo Total Progress: 5.45%  (Down 13.2 lb)
eleise007 Total Progress: 2.10%  (Down 3.0 lb)

Completed Mini-Challenges

Week 1

Slow and steady wins the race

Guidelines:
(1) 1st day: Walk 1 minute then Run 1 minute x 5 = Run/Walk 10 minutes (2) 2nd day: Walk 1 minute then Run 1 minute x 6 = Run/Walk 12 minutes (3) 3rd day: Walk 1 minute then Run 1 minute x 7 = Run/Walk 14 minutes (4) 4th day: Walk 1 minute then Run 1 minute x 8 = Run/Walk 16 minutes (5) 5th day: Walk 1 minute then Run 1 minute x 9 = Run/Walk 18 minutes (6) 6th day: Walk 1 minute then Run 1 minute x 10 = Run/Walk 20 minutes (7) Take a break one day this week.
50% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Failed: 08 Jun 18 by eleise007
"It's been a busy week! Completed 3/6 days."


Weeks 1 to 8

Stay hydrated, warm up and cool off, and keep a log book

Guidelines:
Drink plenty of water as the summer heats up, remember to warm up and cool down before and after exercise, and write down your progress every day.
75% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Jun 18 by eleise007
"Drank 32 oz water every day."


Weeks 1 to 8

Sit ups/push ups

Guidelines:
Alternatively, you can exchange weekly sit ups with: (a) sit ups one day a week and push ups one day a week, or (b) push ups two days a week. If you feel you need upper body strength as well.
25% Successful

Latest Results Feedback



Weeks 1 to 8

Sign up early for 5k walk/run event

Guidelines:
If there is no event near you, sign up for the virtual walk/run **Fab 40′s 5k Run/Walk benefiting the Alzheimer’s Association of Northern California** on Saturday, July 28, 2018 @ http://fab40s5k.org/
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 07 Jun 18 by joycemamabolo
"ON THE 25 AUGUST 5KM RUN/WALK IN CENTURION"


Week 3

Run/Walk and add core exercise

Guidelines:
(1-6) Every day: Walk 1 minute then Run 1 minute x 15 = Run/Walk 30 minutes (7) Take a break one day this week. (8) Do 5 sit ups two days this week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 22 Jun 18 by eleise007
"Been hot, best to walk early morning or late in the evening."


Week 4

Nearly half way there

Guidelines:
(1-6) Every day: Walk 1 minute then Run 1 minute x 15 = Run/Walk 30 minutes (7) Take a break one day this week. (8) Do 10 sit ups two days this week.
100% Successful

Latest Results Feedback

Successful: 30 Jun 18 by eleise007
"Cooler this week, walked in the evening. Temps to go up to 102 today."


Latest Challenge Posts

Week 2
Week 2 was a busy week! Got in my daily walking, drinking water, gardening, staying active. Was not able to post in week 2 because I was not on my computer until tonight. I will set a reminder on my ...
by eleise007 on 17 Jun 18 10:22 PM

 Challenge Ended

This challenge ended on Sunday 29 July 2018.

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Challenge Info

status: Completed
ended: 28 Jul 18
duration: 8 Weeks
reporting: Once a Week
participants: 2
privacy: Public
administrators: eleise007
created: 30 May 2018

All Mini-challenges:

1. Slow and steady wins the race ( week 1 )
2. Stay hydrated, warm up and cool off, and keep a log book ( weeks 1 to 8 )
3. Sit ups/push ups ( weeks 1 to 8 )
4. Sign up early for 5k walk/run event ( weeks 1 to 8 )
5. Get to 30 minutes a day ( week 2 )
6. Run/Walk and add core exercise ( week 3 )
7. Nearly half way there ( week 4 )
8. Step it Up ( week 5 )
9. Step it Up II ( week 6 )
10. Sign up for that 5k walk/run event ( week 7 )
11. Feeling great and getting excited for the 5k event ( week 8 )
12. Race Day! ( week 8 )


Rolling Challenge Performance:

The week to week running total weight lost

Week 8:

All Participants 4.21%  (Down 16.2 lb)

Week 7:

All Participants 4.21%  (Down 16.2 lb)

Week 6:

All Participants 4.21%  (Down 16.2 lb)

Week 5:

All Participants 0.78%  (Down 3.0 lb)

Week 4:

All Participants 0.78%  (Down 3.0 lb)

Week 3:

All Participants 0.78%  (Down 3.0 lb)

Week 2:

All Participants 0.26%  (Down 1.0 lb)

Week 1:

All Participants 0.26%  (Down 1.0 lb)

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