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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 24th Dec 17, 11:20 AM
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    Wizard of Id
    Keep Moving Challenge for 2018
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    • 24th Dec 17, 11:20 AM
    Keep Moving Challenge for 2018 24th Dec 17 at 11:20 AM
    With so many folk having fit-bit type devices (or similar) and keeping a note of how far they have walked or run each day I start this thread as an open challenge to record your distances.

    No specific target this year, just set your own.

    Whether you will be walking, running, cycling or swimming I hope that you will use this thread to keep us updated on your progress.
    Use the thread as a way to encourage others to keep moving and to get motivation yourself.

    It is good to have a target to aim for but don't over stretch yourself so much that you either get disappointed in your own progress or find that you have too much to make up after coming back from a holiday or extra work having cut back your miles.

    I say miles simply because I am old and still measure that way but your own personal challenge could be anything from miles, kilometers, laps, steps etc.
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 77.4
    Total so far - 2848
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    • kacie
    • By kacie 9th May 18, 7:46 AM
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    kacie
    I hit 500 miles for the year this weekend, probably do quite a few this week if the weather stays like this. Good to get out for a walk in the evenings now.
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 13th May 18, 7:05 PM
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    indesisiv
    Getting there... 19.5miles this week.
    Bringing me up to 666.1 miles for the year
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 13th May 18, 9:48 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    Getting there... 19.5miles this week.
    Bringing me up to 666.1 miles for the year
    Originally posted by indesisiv
    You Devil you
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 77.4
    Total so far - 2848
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 14th May 18, 8:07 AM
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    indesisiv
    You Devil you
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    I'm gutted it wasn't 0.1 miles less
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Libby Miles
    • By Libby Miles 17th May 18, 11:35 AM
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    Libby Miles
    I will walk around 12,000 steps every day. Keep fingers crossed.
    • Wolfhorde
    • By Wolfhorde 19th May 18, 7:05 PM
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    Wolfhorde
    Hello. I do 7000 - 9000 steps five days a week when at work. This week I did nearly 49000 steps (22.6 miles). Thinking about starting jogging / running but need to find some motivation (and time unfortunately)
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 19th May 18, 8:47 PM
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    I started the week with a bang but finished with a whimper

    Got my #3 target though so still well chuffed, just sorry that I slowed down from Wednesday onwards or I could have been into the 90s.
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 77.4
    Total so far - 2848
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 19th May 18, 8:52 PM
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    Kantankrus Mare
    Due to fitbit playing up some weeks, I am several weeks behind with logging miles on here.

    37.52

    39.23

    33.71

    Total to add: 110.46 miles.

    Am on holiday in Corfu for next two weeks from Monday so assuming my recorded steps will drop. Will try to get some walking in but I really struggle walking in the heat and laying on a sunbed doesnt rack them up either.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £236.71/July £183.73/Aug £251.84/Sep £205.58
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1383.87 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626.£44,182
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 20th May 18, 5:59 PM
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    indesisiv
    30.1 miles this week for me. Finally managed to get a bit of training done. 696.2 miles in total now.

    There will be more miles next week as I have a 36 mile race on Sunday.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 21st May 18, 12:59 PM
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    I will be using some of my banked miles this coming week as I've decided to paint the front of my house
    So unless I keep my TomTom on while going up & down the ladder, it will be a short week for me.
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 77.4
    Total so far - 2848
    • Barny1979
    • By Barny1979 21st May 18, 1:02 PM
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    Barny1979
    2017 Totals
    1,635,642 steps 3084 floors 816.87 miles 427,796 calories

    2018 Totals
    1,337,049 steps 29532 floors 669 miles 491,874 calories

    Quite a bit behind on last year
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 29th May 18, 8:27 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    I have discovered a glitch with my Tomtom watch
    I came back a walk this morning and because I was going straight back out again I didn't pause my watch while at my puter checking emails. I had to answer one straight away so I was working at the keyboard for about 5 minutes and my watch clocked up quarter of a mile.

    It would seem the proximity to my desktop PC has an effect on the watch.
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 77.4
    Total so far - 2848
    • Wolfhorde
    • By Wolfhorde 31st May 18, 1:04 PM
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    Wolfhorde
    Summary for May (started on May, 4th):

    Total steps - 135 639
    Total distance - 68.3 miles
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 31st May 18, 1:54 PM
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    indesisiv
    I have discovered a glitch with my Tomtom watch
    I came back a walk this morning and because I was going straight back out again I didn't pause my watch while at my puter checking emails. I had to answer one straight away so I was working at the keyboard for about 5 minutes and my watch clocked up quarter of a mile.

    It would seem the proximity to my desktop PC has an effect on the watch.
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    If your watch is using GPS to work out distance then that will just be an accumulation of GPS errors and nothing to do with the PC
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 2nd Jun 18, 8:32 PM
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    Wizard of Id
    My totals for May are as follows

    Distance - 325.3mls
    Ascent - 15,616ft
    Energy - 50,800kcal
    Biggest day - 13.65mls
    Shortest day - 6.66mls
    Active time - 136h 20m
    Every man is innocent until proven broke.
    Cryin won't help you, prayin won't do you no good.

    Keep Moving in 2018 Challenge - Target 3333 miles
    This week - 77.4
    Total so far - 2848
    • gfplux
    • By gfplux 3rd Jun 18, 8:52 AM
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    gfplux
    I continue to be amazed at my progress with the number of steps I am recording.
    I have kept records since before 2015 using Google fit on my phone.
    I thought that by the beginning of 2018 I would have difficulty in continuing to increase my monthly step count but to my amazement I have set a number of personal best monthly numbers and am well on the way to a good increase in steps in 2018 against EVERY previous year.

    I am not conscious I have changed my attitude to walking significantly but the stats say differently.

    My conclusion is that the very fact of monitoring my daily progress has in a subtle way changed me.

    As I have said before I measure my numbers against me. My fellow competitor is only me.
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    • alba7
    • By alba7 3rd Jun 18, 2:47 PM
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    alba7
    Stats for May
    Distance 136.53 miles
    Average distance per day 4.4 miles
    Year distance so far 681.49 miles


    I am mostly doing 132 - 137 miles a month, so over my target of 125 miles and plenty of banked miles in case I have a bad month at some point.
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 3rd Jun 18, 6:38 PM
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    indesisiv
    765.1 miles for the year for me.
    Think I missed a week or so. But that gets me up to date.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Freakzone
    • By Freakzone 5th Jun 18, 4:37 PM
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    Freakzone
    Last year I managed to push 1000km limit, this year I make it 1500! hope I will.
    • Barny1979
    • By Barny1979 8th Jun 18, 9:18 PM
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    Barny1979
    2018 totals so far
    1,538,711 steps 33434 floors 774.44 miles 556,708 calorie
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