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    • Jonbvn
    • By Jonbvn 22nd Dec 16, 7:29 AM
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    Walk 2000 miles in 2017
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    • 22nd Dec 16, 7:29 AM
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 22nd Dec 16 at 7:29 AM
    Myself and bugslet have decided to target walking 2000 miles in 2017.

    Although a big target, I think it is achievable with consistent effort.

    Anyone who wants to join us, feel free to post on this thread. Also feel free to post updates on your progress.

    Good luck and stride on!
    Last edited by Jonbvn; 23-12-2016 at 4:09 AM.
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    • Jonbvn
    • By Jonbvn 6th Mar 17, 3:16 AM
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    Hello Peeps!

    Reporting in at the end of the 9th week 5 March 2017:

    As of midnight last night, I have walked 914.53 km (568.26 miles) putting me 345.36 km (214.60 miles) ahead of schedule.

    Quite pleased that last week, despite 2 days off, I managed 50+ miles. In other news, BP and weight is also on a downward trend.

    Keep on keeping on!
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    • belfastgirl23
    • By belfastgirl23 6th Mar 17, 7:36 PM
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    Just made it and no more last week. Need to up my game this week to give me some hedges against the night

    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 7th Mar 17, 9:09 AM
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    Well I thought I had a better week than last week but I didnt.

    Fitbit report in and I have 47.13 miles to add. Only a couple of miles less than last week but I wasnt at work. Takes more of an effort to get out and do more walking.
    Make £10 a day challenge Jan/£215.84/ Feb £146.45/ Mar £183.55
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....471.43 miles
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 12th Mar 17, 3:36 PM
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    Back from my last run of the week. Back up to a normal training schedule again with 54.5 miles run this week

    Hopefully keep that up for a bit now. 328 miles completed so far in 2017...
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • belfastgirl23
    • By belfastgirl23 12th Mar 17, 8:42 PM
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    No improvement this week I'm afraid. Didn't even make my quota! 36 miles. V busy at work and a lot more driving than I'd usually do. And some stressful family stuff too. This week is all over the place as well but will do my best!

    • SplanK
    • By SplanK 13th Mar 17, 7:38 AM
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    Total: 441.9 <57.28 miles ahead>


    However a note needs to be added to this, this was a 94 mile week due to being in a 'who can walk the furthest in a week' competition with a guy from work..... Thankfull I won but I am going to do low mileage this week as we plan to do it again next week but as a dept rather than between me and 1 other person!
    • bugslet
    • By bugslet 13th Mar 17, 8:49 AM
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    340 miles, so behind, but catching up here and there in the last week.

    Been away a bit here and there and away for four days this week. I'm hoping things improve with the lighter nights, there's a few times when I would have gone out in the evening had the area been better for walking.

    At the weekend, I'm renovating the garden and frankly after hours of digging and shifting plants, I'm cream crackered, but barely any steps to show. Grrr.
    • SplanK
    • By SplanK 13th Mar 17, 8:54 AM
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    Not that far behind the weekly average though. Should be 384.6 this week so still achievable especially as mornings and evenings are getting lighter.
    • bugslet
    • By bugslet 13th Mar 17, 8:57 AM
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    I was 53 miles behind at one point, so getting there now
    • MallyGirl
    • By MallyGirl 13th Mar 17, 9:11 AM
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    I ended week 10 on 199 against my 1000 mile target of 191. I also managed to average 12,000 steps a day over the week although I had a couple of days just under the 10,000 target. I even managed a 6k gentle jog.
    Now the sun is shining. All is good
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 13th Mar 17, 9:17 AM
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    After 3 busy weeks of deliveries 2 of which included getting my new dog I covered over 200 miles in that 3 weeks so I am now well ahead of schedule at 487
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.


    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 - 605
    This week 46.3
    • bugslet
    • By bugslet 13th Mar 17, 7:17 PM
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    After 3 busy weeks of deliveries 2 of which included getting my new dog I covered over 200 miles in that 3 weeks so I am now well ahead of schedule at 487
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    I don't want to be rude Wiz, but skip the steps, I. need news about the dog. Pup, rescue, breed, is it a he, she. Name, inside leg measurement.......
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 14th Mar 17, 2:04 PM
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    I don't want to be rude Wiz, but skip the steps, I. need news about the dog. Pup, rescue, breed, is it a he, she. Name, inside leg measurement.......
    Originally posted by bugslet
    Pup - 8 months
    Rescue of sorts, the family that had him could no longer cope as he grew up
    Breed - Border collie
    He is a He but soon to be neutered
    Name - Duncan
    Inside leg (front) - 27cms
    Distingushing feature - different coloured eyes

    Every man is innocent until proven broke.


    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 - 605
    This week 46.3
    • bugslet
    • By bugslet 14th Mar 17, 7:26 PM
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    And ears that could be used for receiving signals from outer space. I had a border collie many years ago. It's fair to say he outclassed his owner and most of the human race. I currently have three dogs, one of which is an 8 month old giant Schnauzer called Lola
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 15th Mar 17, 7:23 AM
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    43.73 miles to add for me.

    I have a chocolate lab but he's getting older and slower. Used to walk for miles with him but we are lucky if he will go round the block these days bless him.
    Make £10 a day challenge Jan/£215.84/ Feb £146.45/ Mar £183.55
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....471.43 miles
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 15th Mar 17, 4:13 PM
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    And ears that could be used for receiving signals from outer space. I had a border collie many years ago. It's fair to say he outclassed his owner and most of the human race. I currently have three dogs, one of which is an 8 month old giant Schnauzer called Lola
    Originally posted by bugslet
    The ears are a bit he even sleeps with them up like that
    I should have added that he is not that clever as he still insist on walking across right in front of me no matter how many times I have stood on his feet ir kicked him

    He also hates getting his picture taken to the point of walking away from his food if he as much as sees the camera.
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.


    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 - 605
    This week 46.3
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 19th Mar 17, 12:32 PM
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    Another 70+ mile week for me last week, I'm not sure if I am walking the pup too much or if he is walking me too much

    I am walking 2 dogs next week but I won't be able to walk them together as mine is a bit too bouncy round the older dog so I will need to try to balance them out a bit
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.


    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 - 605
    This week 46.3
    • belfastgirl23
    • By belfastgirl23 19th Mar 17, 2:29 PM
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    Improvement this week, 42 miles must do an annual total so far. Will
    apart op back and update in a min. Need to be over 500 miles by end March I guess!

    *update* have walked a total of 441.6 miles against a target of 423.5. Need to do 60 miles in next fortnight to be on target. Pretty sure I can manage that'll

    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 19th Mar 17, 6:07 PM
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    57.8 miles done this week for me. Mostly due to a 15 mile run yesterday and a 20 mile run today lol.

    385.9 miles total to date for 2017.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Jonbvn
    • By Jonbvn 20th Mar 17, 3:58 AM
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    Reporting in at the end of the 11th week 19 March 2017:

    As of midnight last night, I have walked 1115.81 km (693.33 miles) putting me 422.13 km (262.30 miles) ahead of schedule.

    Over a third of the way on my journey!!!
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