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    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 24th Dec 17, 11:20 AM
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    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 - 81.2
    Total so far - 3257.1
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    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 15th Jul 18, 11:30 AM
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    Just to catch up - 51 miles last week and just 15 this week (but that is so I can recover from sundays 55k race)
    Brings me up to 993.4 miles for the year to date.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 15th Jul 18, 7:57 PM
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    I was expecting to slow down in the hotter weather but I have adjusted the times I go out to stay away from the hottest part of the day and found that I am doing more than ever
    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 - 81.2
    Total so far - 3257.1
    • gfplux
    • By gfplux 16th Jul 18, 9:26 AM
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    I have in the last couple of years tried local transport a number of times and have got comfortable doing so.
    I am now minded to buy a senior card that would give me, for an upfront fee, unlimited use.
    I feel that will further my use of public transport and UP my step count and therefore increase my mobility AND fitness.
    It would also reduce my use of a car.
    Has anyone done something similar?
    Britain is racing towards the cliff that is March 29 next year.
    There is no Brexit dividend. "Brexit Blight of Uncertainty" sums it all up.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 16th Jul 18, 4:56 PM
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    I have in the last couple of years tried local transport a number of times and have got comfortable doing so.
    I am now minded to buy a senior card that would give me, for an upfront fee, unlimited use.
    I feel that will further my use of public transport and UP my step count and therefore increase my mobility AND fitness.
    It would also reduce my use of a car.
    Has anyone done something similar?
    Originally posted by gfplux
    Not using public transport but I have been leaving the car at home more over the last 3 years.
    I now walk to the shops (3 mile round trip) to the doctor or dentist (5miles) even hospital appointments are done on foot (12 miles).
    I still take the car for my 'big' shopping of the week but that is a rare event, it's just when I need to get something that would be too heavy to carry home in my rucksack.
    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 - 81.2
    Total so far - 3257.1
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 17th Jul 18, 7:52 AM
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    indesisiv
    I have in the last couple of years tried local transport a number of times and have got comfortable doing so.
    I am now minded to buy a senior card that would give me, for an upfront fee, unlimited use.
    I feel that will further my use of public transport and UP my step count and therefore increase my mobility AND fitness.
    It would also reduce my use of a car.
    Has anyone done something similar?
    Originally posted by gfplux
    My parents go everywhere on the bus using their bus pass. Its quite rare that they actually use their cars.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • gfplux
    • By gfplux 18th Jul 18, 8:22 AM
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    My parents go everywhere on the bus using their bus pass. Its quite rare that they actually use their cars.
    Originally posted by indesisiv
    Do they measure their steps?
    Britain is racing towards the cliff that is March 29 next year.
    There is no Brexit dividend. "Brexit Blight of Uncertainty" sums it all up.
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 18th Jul 18, 12:22 PM
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    Do they measure their steps?
    Originally posted by gfplux
    No, they don't but they both do sport and stuff anyway so any steps would probably not mean a lot compared to that.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 29th Jul 18, 7:42 PM
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    66.1 miles this week, I've been away on hols
    Total of 1,072.6 miles to date this year.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 4th Aug 18, 9:39 PM
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    87.7 miles this week, my highest ever weekly total
    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 - 81.2
    Total so far - 3257.1
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 5th Aug 18, 8:32 AM
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    A bit later but here are my numbers for July

    Distance - 348.6mls
    Ascent - 16,716ft
    Energy - 52,800kcal
    Biggest day - 16.29mls
    Shortest day - 7.28mls
    Total active time - 149hours
    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 - 81.2
    Total so far - 3257.1
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 9th Aug 18, 12:04 PM
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    Well I seem to have really gone off the boil and I need to get in the habit of coming here every week to update as I lose track.
    The week that I did 4.25 miles isnt really accurate. My strap on fitbit broke so i didnt use it whilst waiting for a new one. Combination of the heat, parent being very ill in hospital and general laziness is to blame. I WILL complete this challenge!!

    38.11

    49.55

    4.25

    23.20

    Total of 115.11 miles to add.
    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 £366.48/Oct £83.98
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1429.56 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626.£44,182,£43,721
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 12th Aug 18, 11:23 AM
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    I don't post on here every week but I do make sure that I update my signature ever week.

    It is looking like I have underestimated my target mileage for the year by quite a long way.
    I am well on course to reach it by about October so I probably could have set the target at 4000.
    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 - 81.2
    Total so far - 3257.1
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 12th Aug 18, 4:14 PM
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    Well I've been away running up mountains again so 55.7 miles done for the week for me.
    1,146.0 miles to date for the year
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 14th Aug 18, 7:28 AM
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    34.78 miles to add.
    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 £366.48/Oct £83.98
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1429.56 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626.£44,182,£43,721
    • alba7
    • By alba7 28th Aug 18, 2:40 PM
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    32.17 miles last week, 32 miles for the week before that. At least I am consistent!

    1074 miles for the year so far.
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 28th Aug 18, 6:57 PM
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    43.37 miles for last week and 38.13 for the previous week.
    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 £366.48/Oct £83.98
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...1429.56 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626.£44,182,£43,721
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 29th Aug 18, 7:48 AM
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    I need to get around to looking at mine but it has been around 40 miles for the last couple of weeks. Mileage will be dipping for the next month or so as I have races most weekends so will need to be resting and recovering between them.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 1st Sep 18, 8:17 PM
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    My numbers for August are as follows:

    Distance walked - 345.5mls
    Ascent - 15,617ft
    Energy - 53,000kcal
    Longest day - 14.34mls
    Shortest day - 4.3mls
    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 - 81.2
    Total so far - 3257.1
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 1st Sep 18, 9:14 PM
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    August numbers:
    Distance Run: 182 miles
    Ascent: 6604m (21667 feet)

    Brings me up to 1,239.0 miles run to date this year.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright
    • gfplux
    • By gfplux 2nd Sep 18, 8:16 AM
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    four Years of keeping records and I achieve a steps personal best for August.
    Only competition is with myself so feel like a winner at 73.
    Britain is racing towards the cliff that is March 29 next year.
    There is no Brexit dividend. "Brexit Blight of Uncertainty" sums it all up.
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