Official MacRumors May 2008 Nike+ Challenges

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  1. ziwi macrumors 65816

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    Another Month Down and another to go - this is quite repetitive isn't it? ;)

    We are getting more guys signed up and making some headway in the annual challenges.

    This month (if the Nike+ error's ever stop) the 2 challenges are for Family guy character and the second is a meat based challenge. Let me know if you did not get the invites. I send them but I get back a "Sorry Failure." note from the site, but when I go back I see some folks have accepted - so I do not know if it just sent some or all - let me know.

    The weather is good and we need your miles to make up some distance and to be sure that everyone is in great shape for summer - in my hemisphere anyway. Sure the miles are piling up and the distances are getting longer - but there is good news once you can inch out some more distance the previous distance is old hat.

    Good luck to everyone for May and enjoy the weather (in my hemi anyway) ;)
     
  2. twoodcc macrumors P6

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    thanks ziwi for all the work you've done. good job with coming up with new challenges.

    i got the invites. i haven't visited the site yet today though. i'll join later.
     
  3. QCassidy352 macrumors G3

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    haha, these challenges are getting stranger and stranger. Fun, though. :)

    I'm slowly - very slowly - getting back in to running, as my knees allow. So that's good. :)
     
  4. Foggy macrumors 6502a

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    Thanks for all the work you put into keeping these challenges going Ziwi! Its very much appreciated.
     
  5. twoodcc macrumors P6

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    yeah, maybe a little strange, but i like them. better than just the same "distance" challenge every month.

    glad to hear you're slowly getting there. i still have my own problems
     
  6. liketom macrumors 601

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    Yep every month without fail Ziwi sets up the run's - i know how hard it is :p

    so thanks for all your hard work

    i'm looking forward to running loads this month ( well for me anyway )
     
  7. QCassidy352 macrumors G3

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    Sorry to hear that. Be patient! It's a lot more fun to run pain free. :)

    I did 3.5 miles today (and my knee didn't hurt!!). I'm a beast! :D ;)
     
  8. twoodcc macrumors P6

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    thanks. i'm somehow managing to hang in there.

    nice run!
     
  9. liketom macrumors 601

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    i did my 2nd 5k this weekend and slow as it is at 34 min i do not hurt so bad :)

    my leg is feeling better but i'm unsure which way to go : 5k faster or same speed longer distance ??
    for the next 3-5 runs i plan on doing the 5k then if all is well then switch

    whats best for coming back from injury
     
  10. sreedy macrumors 6502a

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    Well looks like I am back. After the sprained ankle I posted about the April Forum here I thought I would be back for 4-6 weeks but I was entered into the Bristol 10km.... after two weeks of rest and no traning I decided to go for it anyway!

    And had a great race in very humid conditions, and was inside my projected time of 55:00 with 53:54. It was my first ever race.
     
  11. twoodcc macrumors P6

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    nice. at least you feel good.

    well, you kinda have to come up with your own goals. which is more important to you?

    good job! glad to see that your ankle is better.
     
  12. ddollar macrumors member

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    finally got my mile under 7mins not really impressive but considering i started running regularly a month ago i am quite pleased
     
  13. twoodcc macrumors P6

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    good job! :) keep it up
     
  14. twoodcc macrumors P6

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    i just wanted to say that, according to my spreadsheet, we are only 97 miles off pace for 25,000 miles for this year as a group. Here is a link to the spreadsheet. feel free to update or change anything.

    everyone keep up the good work! ;)
     
  15. 748s macrumors 6502a

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    Mr.Corp appeared this month with 282 miles, that had to pull us back within range.
    Being that close (97 miles) should get us all going a bit further.
     
  16. liketom macrumors 601

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    i'll chime in 4 miles tonight to help that 97
     
  17. twoodcc macrumors P6

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    yeah, i agree. but also, some people at the bottom of the list has come up some as well. now we just all need to get that extra mile in when we can

    sounds good!
     
  18. liketom macrumors 601

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    dam it :mad: 4.98 miles - trying to guess KM into miles while running is a knightmare :D
     
  19. twoodcc macrumors P6

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    hey, that's still good.

    i finally had a decent run today - 5.22 miles @ 6:35 a mile. but the heat was pretty bad today
     
  20. liketom macrumors 601

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    thats a great pace you have there - i have to start off with a 20 min fast walk to get my leg up to speed then i can run for 40 min , my pace when running is knocking around 9.52 per mile

    i'm looking to increase my distance from 4-5 to 8-10 then 14- 16 and so on , but i might be some time :D
     
  21. twoodcc macrumors P6

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    thanks. :)

    just be careful, so you stay healthy. didn't you just have an injury not long ago? but keep up the good work.
     
  22. 748s macrumors 6502a

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    Very true!
    Every metre (or yard) counts

    Can you change the settings to Km instead of Miles?
     
  23. liketom macrumors 601

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    yes in the nike+ utility for the sportband you can set to either KM or Miles

    i'm not falling for that one again
     
  24. 748s macrumors 6502a

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    Sorry, I should of wrote, 'why don't you change it to Km's instead of miles.'
    Now I'm confused.......what aren't you falling for again?
     
  25. liketom macrumors 601

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    i thought i'd set it to miles but instead it was KM - i did not notice until i started running :eek:
     

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