Completed Events:#1 The Great Winter Run 5k 7th January
35 minutes 13 seconds
#2Virtual Runner Resolution Run 1st - 8th January
Distance challenge over those dates 25.75km (16 miles)
20% of entry fee to The Cure Parkinson's Trust
#3 Virtual Runner Love you to the Moon & back February
Distance challenge over month of February 164.3km (102 miles)
20% of entry fee to Count the Kicks
#4 Virtual Pace Series International Women's Day 8th March (4th - 11th March)
Either 10k or 10 miles
Unfortunately just before my chest infection but managed to get 10km done
#5 Kilomathon (13.1km) 9th April
1 hour 28 minutes 51 seconds
#6 Great Edinburgh Run (10 miles) 23rd April
New PB! by 3 minutes 41 seconds!
1 hour 52 minutes 7 seconds
#7 Virtual Runner Give a girl the right shoes challenge April
Complete a marathon (26.2 miles) during month of April 125.4km (78 miles)
20% of entry fee to Wish upon a Star
#8 Virtual Runner May the fourth be with you Falcon 5k
A slow plod pre PT session & work on 4th May 36 minutes 33 seconds
20% of entry fee to Clic Sargent
A fun filled 5k with 10 inflatable obstacles with some great people.
#10 Virtual Runner May Fun Run (any distance) 1st - 14th May
I left this one till the last day (14th May) & wasn't sure whether to attempt a fast mile, a 5k or a longer distance, so just decided to go out & see what happened......
A post Emily 5k P.B of 31:45
20% of entry fee to Friends of PICU
#11 Virtual Runner May Triathlon 1st - 31st May
My first virtual triathlon completed on 17th May @ my gym
Swim 400m, Bike 10km, Run 2.5km
Completed in 48:45 but overall including transitions 56 minutes
Absolutely delighted as I'd set a target of an hour
#12 Edinburgh Marathon Festival 5km 27th May
35 minutes 12 seconds
#13 Virtual Runner Run 22 for Solidarity #runformanchester 27th May - 3rd June1.9 miles completed today (28th May) in 22 minutes.
100 Miles during the month of May.
Well I did it! 102.73 miles, my highest mileage for a month for 2017 at that point
#15 Benbecula Half Marathon
2 hours 23 minutes 38 seconds
#16 Virtual Runner Wonder Runner July distance challenge
a new highest mileage month 124.4 miles.
Girls Run the world Runuary
Run everyday in January
Virtual Event Conqueror events Route 66 - Team Unicorn
A team challenge to cover the 2,280 miles of Route 66
We smashed it, finishing as first team on 22nd March having started January 1st
Thank you Jo Gennari for asking me to be part of this.
Lands End to John O'Groats Virtual Race (605 miles)
I'm not including this in my 2017 challenge, though most of the miles have come this year.
Started 10th January 2016 & finally finished it 23rd April 2017
For a number of reasons my running fell apart a bit in the first part of 2016 but you can see I've totally turned it around....Totally geeky stats
Jan to Sept 2016: 109.7 miles
Oct to Dec 2016: 178.8 miles
Jan to 23 April 2017: 316.5 miles