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Old 12-27-2008, 08:44 PM   #1
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Default 1000 miles in 2009!

In 2008, several of us ran in a 500 miles by Christmas challenge. Some of us got there (and then some---looking at you: Jo, Kitty, & Jenguin!) and some of us reached a different goal (300, thank you very much!).

Now we are starting a new year and have a new goal!

The journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step....Are you IN???

This thread is open to everyone--if you are thinking of running 1000 miles by 12/31/2009...or 600....or walking 300...the idea is to move and track your mileage and have some fun along the way!

Good luck to us all!!!!
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Old 12-27-2008, 08:48 PM   #2
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i'm totally up for joining in on this! I have been slacking in my jogging and so I will track every mile JOGGED starting on the 1st
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Old 12-27-2008, 08:57 PM   #3
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I'm in, I'm so excited. Thanks for starting the thread. Good Luck everyone!!!!!
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Old 12-27-2008, 10:13 PM   #4
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I'd love to do this! My official goal for this year is 1000 miles, but I'm secretly hoping to get to 1500 if all goes well.
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Count me in

didja know daaaays ago by lookin' at my spankin' new ticker??
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I'm in too!
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Count me in! I want more incentive to rack up the miles.
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I'm going for the 300 mile walk.
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I'm in again, looking forward to an awesome 2009!

I've decided to start the New Year right with a run at midnight right as 2009 arrives.
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Welcome to all!

Kitty, I need to make a ticker.
Jo, a NYE run at midnight? That sounds fun (cold....but fun!). I have a run scheduled New Year's Day, so I'll be right behind you.

I was talking to DH last night about a good goal and we crunched some numbers. So, here's what some mileage might look like.

Joyful, if you go for 1500, you are looking at about 29 miles a week. That's quite doable (and impressive)!

1000 miles = about 19 miles per week
800 miles = about 15.5 miles per week
700 miles = about 13.5 miles per week
300 miles = just under 8 miles per week

I've been running about 10 (3-4 miles about 3 times) miles a week consistently. I would have to double that to reach 1000 miles, which I could do, but it would take more time than I currently have allocated to running. But this is supposed to be a challenge.

I'm in for 800 miles in 2009. I think I can achieve it but it will take some work.

Now, off to make a ticker!!
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I would love to join! My goal will be 500 miles in the form of walking, running, elliptical, and cycling at the gym.
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Old 12-28-2008, 06:30 PM   #12
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I'm in! And I'm setting the goal of 1000 miles. It will be a bit of a stretch goal for me to do it, but I'm willing to give it my best shot!
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I'm definitely in! I'll have to start keeping better track, but it's an awesome idea.
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Hi! I'm definitely up for this. 1000 miles running or the closest I can get to it! I'm new by the way... what a way to start my 3FC experience.
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Walk, run, jog ... 1000 miles? I'm in. I'll make a ticker in the morning.
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