*!* JANUARY 2016 Walking Challenge *!*



  • MizRosie22
    MizRosie22 Posts: 7 Member
    edited January 2016
    Sun 1/3: my husband and I walked a nature trail in the Sierra Foothills near Nevada City CA. The 2-mile walk took us about an hour, we did a lot of sightseeing :)

    Mon 1/4: The rain has arrived! I headed out while it was sprinkling. I really enjoyed it, and it was chilly enough so I didn't overheat in my hooded rain parka. The rain picked up a lot as I was heading back towards home so I cut my planned 5-ish miles to 3.5 mi, in 1 hour.
  • bearwith
    bearwith Posts: 525 Member
    Walked 45 mins today at 3 mph
  • AlphaHowls
    AlphaHowls Posts: 1,901 Member
    1/4/16 Walk at appointment 7,495 steps 3.08 miles 1:03:01 389 cals

    It was really cold today! I walked at 32-33*F. That is the coldest I have ever tried to walk outside. I was waiting for my mother at her appointment.
  • dwoodmanjr
    dwoodmanjr Posts: 89 Member
    1/4/2016 2.2 miles @ 3.7 mph (36 mins including cool-down) at lunch, more to come after work.
  • melissawilson21
    melissawilson21 Posts: 74 Member
    I am in! I think I will aim for 100 miles too this month. I need to get caught up with that since I have just started this challenge. I will log in my miles on my journal and come back here for results.
  • EddySquiggle
    EddySquiggle Posts: 1 Member
    I don't have a step tracker or anything like that. But I usually walk the dog for 20 mins or so a day
    so I'd like to step it up a bit as I'm not losing any weight at all.
  • lislisa123
    lislisa123 Posts: 534 Member
    1/4 already finished my polar loop goal for the day. Worked out -> walked/jogged for 2 hrs.

    Walked 12,166 steps today and it's only 350p.m. :p
  • AlphaHowls
    AlphaHowls Posts: 1,901 Member
    Walk with Leslie Sansone 7,081 steps 3.04 miles 1:02:02 406 cals

    I decided I needed a bit more steps in so I walked with the video in the basement. At least, I was nice and warm!

    Now, if only MFP will fix the sync issues they are having with fitbit and all will be well.
  • AlphaHowls
    AlphaHowls Posts: 1,901 Member
    scolaris wrote: »
    Hello all!
    I'm back!!

    1/1...26973/11.6 miles (took a hike)*
    1/2... 7023/3.0 miles
    1/3...11768/5.0 miles

    *So far I have 8 miles out of 500 contributing to Jack London State Park's Klondike500 Challenge!

    :D bought time you showed up! Good to see you!
  • Spyer116
    Spyer116 Posts: 168 Member
    edited January 2016
    I have a fairly active job, so i'll try and put down total steps, and estimated steps outside of work hours too.
    Also takes about 3300 steps to walk to work, and walk home too. So that's 6600 steps for nothing more than commuting, if the weather is at least not raining (cold and wind is fine with me to walk to work lol)

    Lastly. Using phone pedometer, possibly over-estimated up to 3k steps by the end of each day.
    Steps taken outside of work (including commute to/from work), + distance, are estimates. But shouldn't be too far off.
    1 mile for me is roughly 2200 steps.

    04/Jan: Total Steps: 32,400....Non-Work Steps: 15-17,000+....Total Distance: 14.7 Miles.
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  • jasperann
    jasperann Posts: 136 Member
    1/1/16 - not much (4321 total steps for the day)
    1/2/16 - 40 minute walk with the dogs (6786 total steps for the day)
    1/3/16 - 4 hours at the Zoo (9590 total steps for the day)
    1/4/16 - 10 hours of work (12384 total steps for the day)

    I just realized that I was putting 2015 for my year. LOL
  • KnordRW
    KnordRW Posts: 319 Member
    Today's check in for me.... two separate walks, one for 1.28 miles in 27 minutes, another one for .79 miles in 16 minutes. Total of 2.07 miles in 43 minutes for the day.
  • rlwart
    rlwart Posts: 47 Member
    6553 steps for the day
  • vani338
    vani338 Posts: 5 Member
    My name is Vani. I want to join the group and go for the walking challenge.

    My job is desk job, so not many steps to count from there. I come home and walk on the treadmill. My personal goal is to log 10mi per week. I do not run only speed walk or some days just finish the distance and don't look at the time. This approach worked for me before...so I am going for it again.

    Jan 4rth - 2 mi went for a walk with kids

  • AlphaHowls
    AlphaHowls Posts: 1,901 Member
    Totally awesome walking going on here today! This is groovy!

    It is really cold here today and the temperatures are really dropping. Rain is supposed to be showing up later as well as some snow! Looks like I may be walking indoors the rest of the week!
  • vani338
    vani338 Posts: 5 Member


  • mjackson59
    mjackson59 Posts: 14 Member
    I did 1567 steps today!!!!
  • dryheatfitness
    dryheatfitness Posts: 97 Member
    1/1 - 3800 steps
    1/2 - 10k steps (half on horseback)
    1/3 - 3800 steps
    1/4 - 5400 steps
  • AlphaHowls
    AlphaHowls Posts: 1,901 Member
    mjackson59 wrote: »
    I did 1567 steps today!!!!

    You rocked those steps today!
  • sksastry
    sksastry Posts: 14 Member
    11074 steps today,proud to complete 10,000 steps