Wednesday, February 28, 2007
1. Two weeks of nearly 50 miles
2. New PB for the 5k and a
3. New PB for the mile...TWICE
I think the above is proof of purpose for this challenge and I thank everyone for driving me onto excel...of course excel is a relative term to the folks who run 5 minute miles and 100 miles a week.
The T shirt order has been placed and a big thankyou to MightyWeezie and Monk_Monkey for all the efforts, and to everyone who threw money in the hat at the 11th hour. I hope to be wearing mine for The Great Race on March 31st.
Good luck everyone in March.
Monday, February 26, 2007
Wednesday, February 14, 2007
There are over 90 challengers in each category so it will be a busy two weeks, remember this challenge only lasts two weeks to allow us to restart on March 1st.
Have fun and run long and fast and check back from time to time.
PS don't forget to add yourself to the map below, so far we have folks from North America, South America and Europe.
Sunday, February 11, 2007
Saturday, February 10, 2007
So if you are looking at this you probably know what it is all about, if you don't, then here is the scoop.
The Trophy Case Quadrathon!!!
Basically the idea is that each participant will be entered into 4 simultaneous Nike+ challenges.
Most Distance / Fastest 1 Mile / Fastest 5k / Fastest 10k
Each participant is ranked within each challenge.
All of the rankings are added together and the person with the lowest score will win. For example if you were first in all 4 challenges, your score would be 4 and unbeatable. If you were 1st in distance, 20th in the mile, 10th in the 5k and 5th in the 10k, you would have a score of 36. If someone else had a score of 35 in any combination of events, they would be ranked ahead of you.
The standings are updated every weekend. The final winners will have bragging rights at being some of the most versatile runners using Nike+.
So that's the scoop on the Quadrathon, other than to say that the runners vary in age from the teens to over 50, they are of widely varying ability and we are all totally addicted to our Nike+. I have to tip my hat to our Race Director; Snow Crash and to all the other runners in this challenge who make it a lot of fun.
Each week the rankings are calculated, tabulated, formulated and regurgitated and posted to this webpage.
I have no real intention of blogging, I am far too much of a lurker, but this is an easy way to use the Frappr map, although I am sure to add some milestones as I head toward the San Diego and San Francisco Marathons later this year...and with that said I completed a half-marathon training run today, in fact I ended up a just over; 14.2 miles - to get back to my front door, that's the longest I have ever run and I am chuffed to bits, I was a bit slower than I hoped 1:50:56, I blame the last mile; it's uphill. I was shooting for a 1:45:00 but it gives a great baseline to start from.
Feel free to upload your photo to the map and add a comment, it's always nice to have a face to a name.
This is the link to the Nike+ community thread for this challenge.