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    • Jonbvn
    • By Jonbvn 22nd Dec 16, 8:29 AM
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    Walk 2000 miles in 2017
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    • 22nd Dec 16, 8:29 AM
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 22nd Dec 16 at 8:29 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 5:09 AM.
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    • bugslet
    • By bugslet 19th Jun 17, 9:35 AM
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    I've definitley slumped a bit in this heat. The dogs don't want to walk too much either, so my buffer might be slipping.

    I've still got the pair of Merrills I got around Xmas times and another pair that I picked up from Sports Direct £34.99, both seem to be doing fine. Gfplux suggested not wearing the same pair of shoes every day, so I took note!
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 19th Jun 17, 9:20 PM
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    Total 1065.1

    And now need another set of walking shoes/boots. The ones I have now are starting to show their age and starting to hurt my feat.... the next set will be my 5th this year!
    Originally posted by SplanK
    You must be doing something really savage to your shoes, for them to only last 200 miles.

    Even my off road running shoes manage over 500 miles! My walking boots have easily done that and more too.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • SplanK
    • By SplanK 19th Jun 17, 9:32 PM
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    Cheap boots on tarmac! These ones are Regatta for £40 from GO. To be fair, these ones will push the 300 mark before I retire them.

    My Salomon walking shoes lasted for around 700 miles before the tread wore out completely. Trying to find that middle ground of cost vs ware life!

    My alt-bergs on the other hand have put out with around 100 miles and barely showing any sort of ware, but these are reserved for walking the hills!
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 21st Jun 17, 6:29 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    A couple of weeks fitbit reports to add for me adding up to 67.87miles.

    That takes me to 937.36 miles. That gives me 9 days to get 62.64 miles. I think I might fail especially if this weather keeps up. I really dont cope well with the heat but storm forcast so things might cool down a bit.

    At least if Im not at 1000 target, I wont be that far off and can hopefully make it up.

    Well done to all of you tyhat have reached target and especially to those that are well over target!
    Make £10 a day challenge Jan/£215.84/ Feb £146.45/ Mar £192.55/Apr £171.20/ May £156.40/june £76.95
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....869.49 miles
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 24th Jun 17, 8:29 PM
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    Average was almost 11 miles a day this week taking my total to almost 1500, looks like June is going to be another bumper month for me
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    Walk 2000 miles in 2017 - 1493.3
    This week 76.8
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 25th Jun 17, 1:17 PM
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    46.5 miles done for me this week. Largely down to running a marathon yesterday!
    Total for 2017 is 991.0 miles.
    More to the point it has brought my elevation gain for the year to 80,226 feet. My initial target for the year was 100,000 feet.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
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