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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 - 81.7
    Total so far - 1915.5
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    • ma-ri-ella
    • By ma-ri-ella 7th Feb 18, 6:50 PM
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    35.31 - gone a wee bit down i blame the weather!! :P hoping to get my bike fixed once paid so that will help with the miles abit
    91.50£365 a year spend challenge - this has included food/clothes/beauty
    20,000 step a day challenge
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 7th Feb 18, 8:35 PM
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    My fitbit stats for last week are 38.42 miles.

    Hoping for better next week. Weather permitting, I am planning a decent walk tomorrow.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £138.99
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...872.72 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 9th Feb 18, 8:08 PM
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    I can have tomorrow off as I have already surpassed my weekly target
    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 - 81.7
    Total so far - 1915.5
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 11th Feb 18, 12:15 PM
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    Just back from a 17 mile long run so won't be going out again today.
    Weekly total run: 64.4 miles
    YTD: 267.4 miles
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright

    Costa Rica & England in the MSE World Cup Sweepstake
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 11th Feb 18, 2:00 PM
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    I can have tomorrow off as I have already surpassed my weekly target
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    As it turned out, it was my biggest day of the week, over 13 miles.
    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 - 81.7
    Total so far - 1915.5
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 13th Feb 18, 8:25 AM
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    48.30 miles for last week. Not too far off the 50 I was hoping for so I'm happy with that.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £138.99
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...872.72 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626
    • Iamzee
    • By Iamzee 17th Feb 18, 2:21 PM
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    I use strava app and jong virtual runs. Anybody using the same app?
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 17th Feb 18, 6:27 PM
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    I use strava app and jong virtual runs. Anybody using the same app?
    Originally posted by Iamzee
    I use strava but I don't do virtual runs. I'd rather do a proper race.

    eta: My watch sync's to garmin and then it pulls the data across to strava
    Last edited by indesisiv; 17-02-2018 at 7:52 PM.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright

    Costa Rica & England in the MSE World Cup Sweepstake
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 18th Feb 18, 4:55 PM
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    44.3 miles done this week. Hopefully do more next week as this week has been a low mileage rest week.
    328.9 miles for the year so far.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright

    Costa Rica & England in the MSE World Cup Sweepstake
    • alba7
    • By alba7 18th Feb 18, 5:34 PM
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    31.2 miles this week (it is half term so it should have been more but I've been fighting a heavy cold. Typical teacher!) 213 miles for the year so far.
    Last edited by alba7; 19-02-2018 at 4:28 PM.
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 20th Feb 18, 10:13 AM
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    41.65 miles for last week

    Takes me to 287.42 for the year so far.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £138.99
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...872.72 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 24th Feb 18, 8:10 PM
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    A boost to my miles this week by helping a friend do some deliveries saw my weeks total rising to 90 miles

    Sore legs and feet might affect me into next week though
    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 - 81.7
    Total so far - 1915.5
    • indesisiv
    • By indesisiv 25th Feb 18, 3:14 PM
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    54.8 miles for me this week.
    383.7 miles so far for the year.

    However I am away with work next week so its going to be a very low mileage week as I won't have time to run.
    “Time is intended to be spent, not saved” - Alfred Wainwright

    Costa Rica & England in the MSE World Cup Sweepstake
    • SplanK
    • By SplanK 25th Feb 18, 6:53 PM
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    Well after a longer period of rest than I was planning, I am back 'moving'


    Distance wise, its probably arond 20, but as I promised myself, more fell/mountin walking rather than urban.


    Did Rivington twice (first as a warm up on Thurs, the 2nd today with the kids), then Pen-Y-Ghent on Friday.


    Probably take on Pen-Y-Ghent again but this time the scramble route (didnt do it on Thurs as I had planned due to my dad being unsure about it so took the easier way up instead) and Ingleborough. Im also eyeing up Catbells and Longridge Fell. These fell/mountin walks are weather dependant as I am not skilled, or have the equipment for winter weather (IE snow/ice conditions) walking so I am going to be limited to 'good' weather with no or little snow.
    • Kantankrus Mare
    • By Kantankrus Mare 28th Feb 18, 5:41 PM
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    38.12 miles to add for me. Weather is atrocious so not putting in much extra effort though I may need to walk to work tomorrow as I was too wary of driving car home today.
    Make £10 a day challenge 2018 Jan/£163.14/Feb £116.10/March £5,060.77/April £160.28/May £124.83/Jun £138.99
    Walk 2000 miles in 2017....1780.35 miles
    Walk 2018 miles in 2018...872.72 miles
    Mortgage...£47,070£46,092£45,626
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 28th Feb 18, 7:39 PM
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    The weather today actually meant that I walked more miles than I had intended as I just did the 5 mile round trip to the doctors surgery on foot rather than take the car out.
    It will be the same tomorrow, I will just walk to Lidl and do a small shop rather than take the car so that will be a 3 mile round trip.
    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 - 81.7
    Total so far - 1915.5
    • gfplux
    • By gfplux 1st Mar 18, 7:47 AM
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    I have been monitoring my steps since January 2015. Having just completed February I am very happy to see that my steps have increase every year in both January and February.
    They are my steps and my numbers and measuring the results against ME is a wonderful incentive.
    Brexiters are unable to name ANY ADVANTAGES for Britain in leaving the EU. Any Brexit dividends in the bank are those for the EU.
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    • BananaRepublic
    • By BananaRepublic 1st Mar 18, 1:48 PM
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    In July 2016 I took up ice skating, and decided to learn properly. I learnt basic forwards and backwards skating 25 years ago, but I couldn't do minor moves such as stop. I have since learnt to hockey stop, both sides, forwards and backwards, and many other useful moves.

    One year ago, when buying new skates, Sam who was serving me said I could learn ice hockey. I protested that I was 53, but she said it was not too old. Since then I have gone to ice hockey training sessions at least once a week, sometimes 3 times a week, and public skating 3 times a week. I do at least 5 hours of skating/hockey a week. It is very good exercise. My heart rate regularly goes down to 32 BPM, and I am just over 11 stone, and 5' 11" tall.

    If anyone here has ever had a desire to play ice hockey, all I can say is go for it. It is fantastic fun, and fantastic exercise. And the live professional games are very exciting to watch. I speak as someone who hates football, cricket, tennis and most other sports.
    • BananaRepublic
    • By BananaRepublic 2nd Mar 18, 10:50 AM
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    The weather today actually meant that I walked more miles than I had intended as I just did the 5 mile round trip to the doctors surgery on foot rather than take the car out.
    It will be the same tomorrow, I will just walk to Lidl and do a small shop rather than take the car so that will be a 3 mile round trip.
    Originally posted by Wizard of Id
    So many of us drive when we would do better to walk as you have done.
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 3rd Mar 18, 7:41 PM
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    Februarys totals as follows

    Distance - 325.8 miles
    Ascent - 15,267 feet
    Energy - 50,700 kcal
    Longest day - 15.5 mls
    Shortest day - 8.43 mls
    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 - 81.7
    Total so far - 1915.5
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