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February Running Challenge

Stoshew71Stoshew71 Member Posts: 6,592 Member Member Posts: 6,592 Member
Hi everyone. This is a continuation from the January (2015) Running Challenge.

Anyone can join in. New & Old. Here the details from last month that applies here again.

Anybody want to join me for a running challenge? Set a goal here and mark it every day here. OPTIONAL: You can post your progress by creating a ticker at (If creating ones seems difficult, then don't let that stop you. Just type in your daily miles here.)

You can run, walk, or do treadmill. Just be consistent. I am setting a goal for 200 miles. Don't let that worry you. Some can do 25, 50; whatever you like. We can help motivate each other. What do you say? if you are new to running, set a low goal.

You can set your goal now but wait until Sunday February 1st 2015 to log your runs.

Info on tickers since I know there will be questions. Sign up for an account and create your ticker.
Then you need to update it after you do a run and post it here. Here is what you will need to do.

After setting up your ticker, you will need to make note of the weblink they give you so you can return. An example would be: <<<< the last part will be a part of the image link (explained below) that will be supplied to you after you initially create your link.

When you return to TickerFactory with the weblink, go to your settings page. Make sure you type your pin in that you set when you created your ticker account.
Then where it says "Your current cumlative value, there is an add button. Just add what you just did and the cumlative value automatically changes. Then hit next.

Now after you added your new miles (or km's) to your ticker you need to post it here.

After you hit next, it will give you a bunch of codes suggesting on how to display your ticker.
Use the one at the bottom where it says Direct Image URL:

It will look something like:

To display that correctly in your post, make sure you place the img tags around that link. So it will look, (removing the spaces in the img tags):

[ img ] [ /img ]

^^^^^^^ Don't forget to remove the spaces between the brackets. ^^^^^^^^^^

Some key things to pay attention to when posting your ticker.

1: Use the link that ends in .png
2. Remember the [ img] and [ /img] tags go in between the link
3. remove the spaces in the img tags before posting
4. YES, there is a / in the second /img tag

Also, don't forget to join our group.

There you find lots of good info, and it's a place where everyone can talk to each other for further motivation. It's also a place to find help when there is a problem with this thread.

Good luck! And happy running (or walking or treadmilling, ect). If you have any trouble or have questions, please feel free to PM me.



  • fabninefabnine Member Posts: 379 Member Member Posts: 379 Member
    I'm in! February's a short month and often has our coldest temps of the year.
    150 miles for me.
  • tdbernrdtdbernrd Member Posts: 598 Member Member Posts: 598 Member
    I'm in. I got my mini air horn and spitfire this week. I'm so happy not to have to be on the treadmill. For some reason, my left knee hurts after I get off. For February, I will aim for 30 miles. I'm in Memphis so we don't always have a winter, but we do get some freaky stuff in February. Or is that March?
  • WhatMeRunningWhatMeRunning Member, Premium Posts: 2,543 Member Member, Premium Posts: 2,543 Member
    Wow, it's February already???

    I'm definitely in.

    My training plan has me targeted for exactly 70 miles in the month of February, so I'm down for 70 again! But in 28 days instead of 31 this time. I hope the weather cooperates! :D

    edited January 2015
  • FancyPantsFranFancyPantsFran Member Posts: 3,688 Member Member Posts: 3,688 Member
    In for 32 miles
  • skippygirlsmomskippygirlsmom Member Posts: 4,274 Member Member Posts: 4,274 Member
    I will run this month, starting PT on Monday and I'm going to keep a positive outlook so I'll say 40 with the hope I can start to run in a couple of weeks. :smiley:
  • tostakytostaky Member, Premium Posts: 30 Member Member, Premium Posts: 30 Member
    Im in for 50k. Although im not one to update the thread everytime i go for a run, i can update from time to time only.
  • kimlight2kimlight2 Member Posts: 483 Member Member Posts: 483 Member
    I hit my goal of 25 miles last month, actually hit 27, so I will up it a little this month and go for 30.
  • LesleycaliLesleycali Member Posts: 236 Member Member Posts: 236 Member
    this is so fun. In again, this time for 130!
  • ErinCanRunErinCanRun Member Posts: 24 Member Member Posts: 24 Member
    Here! Goal of 40miles!

    I just re-re-re joined MFP last month, and this is the first time ever I've made some big changes, and stuck with it!

    It's pretty snowy here in NH, so most of my running will be on a treadmil until i can find some bare pavement. Looking forward to getting to know you all. Definitely looking for friends to help motivate me, so please friend me! :-)


  • nulife9727nulife9727 Member Posts: 74 Member Posts: 74
    I'm all goal will be 100 miles.
  • lennyfitz77lennyfitz77 Member Posts: 26 Member Member Posts: 26 Member
    Count me in! I'll go for 30 miles.
  • chelyenchelyen Member Posts: 3 Member Member Posts: 3 Member
  • Elise4270Elise4270 Member Posts: 8,375 Member Member Posts: 8,375 Member
  • koltty88koltty88 Member Posts: 1 Member Member Posts: 1 Member
    I'm in I'll do 20 miles in total
  • briebee7briebee7 Member Posts: 224 Member Member Posts: 224 Member
    In again. Going for 120.
  • Oberon21Oberon21 Member Posts: 13,234 Member Member Posts: 13,234 Member
    I'll join! This is perfect I am trying to get motivated to run again and this might be just the thing to get me going.

    Trying this tracker we'll see if it works:
  • Oberon21Oberon21 Member Posts: 13,234 Member Member Posts: 13,234 Member
    Wow it worked! Do you really need to manually add those tags every time?

    Trying without the tags:
  • Oberon21Oberon21 Member Posts: 13,234 Member Member Posts: 13,234 Member
    pofoster21 wrote: »
    Wow it worked! Do you really need to manually add those tags every time?

    Trying without the tags:

    Ok I guess you do. :(
  • megantprattmegantpratt Member Posts: 3 Member Member Posts: 3 Member
    I'll play! Goal: 30 miles
  • nichollej1225nichollej1225 Member Posts: 1 Member Member Posts: 1 Member
    Ill try for 25 since I'm just starting!
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