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    • Biollante21
    • By Biollante21 21st Jun 16, 5:08 PM
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    Walk 1000 miles
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    • 21st Jun 16, 5:08 PM
    Walk 1000 miles 21st Jun 16 at 5:08 PM
    Is anybody on here doing the Country Walking magazine walk 1000 miles in a year challenge
    Would be great to chat if there is
    I am up to 396 miles since Feb 14th and its been a fantastic way to lose weight and change shape and also to get back into 8 pairs of jeans i had living in the wardrobe
    Will get there!!
    Pay off Argos card by Xmas 2016 - 20/06/16 £1475.00 owed - 21/06/16 £1400.00 owed
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    • bugslet
    • By bugslet 18th Oct 16, 7:39 AM
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    That's the benefit of dogs, you aren't exercising, you are just out with the dogs. I do like to just go for a walk sometimes without them, but it soone starts to feel odd.

    IIRC, I read that walking is one of those exercises that people are more likely to maintain, it costs nothing but a half decent pair of shoes, it's something people of all levels of fitness can take up and improve on and it's surprisingly easy to slot it in to your day whilst actually doing something else, posting a letter, going to the shops, seeing a friend.

    For some reason Stephen Fry and walking popped into my head

    Fry now walks everywhere, within reason. If he has an appointment and it is 5 miles away, he will walk it. And then walk back afterwards.

    New puppy on Friday........I forsee a lot of walks, she's going to be a bit bigger than the others when she grows up! ( That's how excited I am)
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 18th Oct 16, 4:01 PM
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    So frustrating, a friend commented that he jogs 5 miles a day and everyone says 'well done for keeping up with your training'
    I comment that I have been walking 5 miles a day and the only reply back was 'do you not get bored'
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    When I am out and about in my village doing my three miles in 50 minutes I often come across runners dressed in their designer sportswear, sprinting past me. I'm sure they must think I am just playing at exercising.

    The people who think there is no point in walking are those that can't be bothered to get off their backside.

    Bye the way I'm up to 842 miles now.
    Originally posted by Ilona
    I both run and walk. Although mainly my walking is in the lake district, peak district or yorkshire dales. I can't seem to make myself walk locally so just go out for a run.

    I say ignore what people think and just keep walking.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 22nd Oct 16, 4:36 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    36 miles this week
    That's me up to 485.6 for the year since June when I started this challenge
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.

    Walk 1000 miles in a year challenge - 485.6
    This week - 36
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