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The Run/Walk/Cycle/Swim 1000km/miles in 2018 thread

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Tiredemma Mon 01-Jan-18 10:01:10

From here-

Happy New Year all.

Very delicate today. Managed 1 mile around the block!

So for me- 1 Down. 999 to go

BitOutOfPractice Mon 01-Jan-18 10:57:48

Hello! I won't be starting till tomorrow too hungover today

Freshprincess Mon 01-Jan-18 10:58:28

Checking in. Kicked mine off with a NYD Park Run. Only 997 miles to go.
Going to spend my afternoon booking myself onto some races, strike while the iron is hot and all that.

ShoopShoop Mon 01-Jan-18 11:03:26

If it’s ok, I’d love to join. Hoping this will make me more accountable and less lazy. 🙄Really need to get active again. Changed jobs in 2017 for one with a significant commute and haven’t figured out how to get proper walks and runs into the new routine. 🤔

Tiredemma Mon 01-Jan-18 11:47:51

Feel free to join shoop - Just log your distance

you have more energy than me fresh

Bit wish I had done the same! Feel very ropy!!!

0ellenbrody0 Mon 01-Jan-18 16:06:01

I'm in. 1000k challenge (miles just not doable for me).

Kicked off with Parkrun this morning 5 down 995 to go

Looking forward to seeing everyone's progress.

CottonEyeJosephine Mon 01-Jan-18 16:54:39

I’m in! Kicked off my 1000km running challenge with a local 10k race, so 1%completed...

Undercoverbanana Mon 01-Jan-18 16:57:35

I'm going for 100miles a month running. Should be doable if I stay uninjured. Can't do more than 17 in a day though - foot injuries galore. Never survived marathon training despite my best efforts. 9 done today.

pinkginanyone Mon 01-Jan-18 17:05:05

1000kms for me.

I only managed 2kms today, didn’t get of to a good start.

Good luck everyone. 🏃🏽‍♀️

Pinkponiesrock Mon 01-Jan-18 19:51:37

I did Parkrun today too, some people did 2 today as ours didn’t start until 11 but I wasn’t that keen!
Got 5 10k and a couple of half’s lined up for 2018 so hopefully that’ll keep me focused 🤓

LoveVelo Mon 01-Jan-18 20:07:50

6.3 miles for me this afternoon, very slow pace mind! I'm using the strava 1000 miles club to log with as well.

SokokeCat Mon 01-Jan-18 20:41:28

Parkrun for me this morning (995km to go) and 11 miles on the bike (989 miles left).
I also signed up for the Virtual Runner 1000km run challenge...medal looks nice!

ShoopShoop Mon 01-Jan-18 20:51:30

4.8km walk for me today....annoying that I didn't quite get to 5km on my route 🙄

ladymelbourne1926 Mon 01-Jan-18 20:53:38

Checking in, no miles for me today but aiming to do better tomorrow

winkywinkybumbum Mon 01-Jan-18 22:05:07

My total for today was 6.5 miles but 3 of those was dedicated walking rather than just movement recorded. Looking forward to having a go at this challenge.

atomicnotsoblonde Mon 01-Jan-18 22:06:36

I'm in for 1000k. Starting tomorrow as my new treadmill arrives grin fingers crossed we can build it!!! confused

I will require repeated kicks up arse!

Is there a group on an app or are we just recording it here?

Tiredemma Mon 01-Jan-18 22:30:23

Some great starts here!! Very motivating!

Is there a group on an app or are we just recording it here?

Im just recording on here but I believe some are on Strava?

TuftedLadyGrotto Mon 01-Jan-18 22:32:33

I'm in. Started with two parkruns today, one at 9am and one at 10.30. So that's 6.2 miles done 994 to go.

Pinkponiesrock Tue 02-Jan-18 09:24:11

Strava automatically keeps a tally of your years total, and makes you a nice little video at the end of year grin
Strava will also add up all the bits of miles so you’ll gain a few over the year, tactical thinking going on wink
I did just over 5 this morning, early morning frosty headtorch run with my friend and the dog. It was lovely to be out early on a holiday as the roads were so quiet, didn’t meet a single car.
So that’s 8 miles done so far

Pinkponiesrock Tue 02-Jan-18 09:27:06

If anyone is up for it we could follow each other on Strava, give a bit of encouraging kudos.

ShoopShoop Tue 02-Jan-18 13:48:13

Thanks for the Strava tip. Downloaded the app and tracked my lunchtime walk - 2.4km.

I'm going to try and figure out how to manually add the walk I did yesterday.

Hoping to persuade DH to go for a walk with me later - taking advantage of DD being at MIL's for a couple of days!

BitOutOfPractice Tue 02-Jan-18 14:23:45

Shoop I use an app (free) called Strides and I just log every run in there and it adds it on.

5km run, 745km to go

BitOutOfPractice Tue 02-Jan-18 14:24:26

Just to add it's a great app for tracking all sorts of goals - weight, habits, targets etc

Fourfantasticfrogs Tue 02-Jan-18 15:36:13

I'm in. parkrun yesterday so 995 to go. Also on Strava. Only managed 314miles running in 2017 but hoping by logging walks too I can get close to 1000!
Good luck everyone

Pinkponiesrock Tue 02-Jan-18 18:43:06

shoop to manually add on strava go to the cross on the top left hand corner of your feed and it’ll give you the option to manually add your distance.

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