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Moonwalk - Anyone got a place?

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Posey Mon 21-Feb-05 20:25:12

Just got official confirmation that I've got a place on this years Moonwalk. Anyone else doing it?

I am so excited. Have started serious training now, and it feels really good. I'd forgotten how exhilerating exercise was.

Pinotmum Mon 21-Feb-05 20:26:41

No didn't get a place, none of the people I know did - I am but good luck to you

polly28 Mon 21-Feb-05 22:55:54

I got a place posey,I'm so excited.Seriously thought we weren't in as it didn't come until saturday.
See thread I started in other subjects,but suffice to say I did a ten mile walk yesterday and today am a bit stiff ,it did feel good though!

polly28 Tue 22-Feb-05 13:03:53

bump to daytime folk

loujay Tue 22-Feb-05 13:14:20

I got my letter yesterday and am now feeling extremely unfit!! - So went to the gym this morning and am walking tomorrow

Posey Tue 22-Feb-05 20:43:19

So you are both doing it for the first time too?
I'm gradually building up the walks, haven't done any huge ones as yet. I'm aiming at the moment to maintain a speed of 4mph. Keep increasing the time of a walk, 30mins, then 45 mins then 60 mins etc, and so far have kept the pace pretty steady.
I've really been enjoying it, and even when i don't feel like going out, I do and feel so good afterwards.

galaxy Tue 22-Feb-05 20:46:18

I did this in 2000 and did no training at all before. I was knackered on the night

polly28 Tue 22-Feb-05 23:40:30

yep first time I've ever done something like this.Feel a bit daunted but excited too.

helsy Wed 23-Feb-05 16:24:49

I've heard today I've got a place but noone else I know is doing it so it would be nice to know where you are all from. Haven't started any training yet as I didn't think I'd get a place, and I haven't exercised for two years, but I WILL do it!

MunchedTooManyMarsLady Wed 23-Feb-05 16:28:31

I am here to be your one woman cheering squad. I think you are all great and will do really well with this. Make sure you have proper footwear and start training. Go girls go!

unicorn Wed 23-Feb-05 16:30:24

I still haven't heard anything and I presumed it meant that I hadn't got a place...<gulp> perhaps it means I have a place???

polly28 Wed 23-Feb-05 19:53:12

helsy ,i live in hampshire/dorset border .where are you?

Posey Wed 23-Feb-05 20:41:13

MTMMarsLady - thanks for cheering us on

I'm in London, and training in the parks, usually Regents Park. Found that trying to do a walk locally was irritating as I keep having to stop to wait for traffic. Feel really away from it all in the park, and use the time just to think my own thoughts without any distactions.

Unicorn - has your entry fee cheque been cashed?
Mine was cashed ages before I had my letter, but kept thinking it didn't mean I had a place.

helsy Sat 26-Feb-05 10:46:54

North West, nowhere near any of you unfortunately. Anyone else doing it?

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