Friday, December 25, 2009

Holiday Bootie Buster Challenge (HBBC) 2009

Run to Finish is hosting the Holiday Bootie Buster Challenge again, and this time it's running from November 23 to January 8. This is a good way to keep me motivated (besides the Pile on the Miles-POTM) during what seems like already a stressful time. And prize eligibility is a plus!

Basically, I must keep track of points. Again, I will be tracking my activities below.

1 Point per mile (run/walk/snowshoe)
1 Point per 3 miles biked
1 Point per 30 minutes of weight lifting, Pilates, yoga, stretching or abs
1 Point per 15 minutes of another form of cardio (i.e. kick boxing, aerobics elliptical)
1 Per day where you reach a minimum of 7 servings of fruits and veggies

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11/23 - 8 mi run (8 pts), 4 mi of biking (1 pt), 15 min weights/abs (.5 pt), food [banana, apple, salad greens, a lot of salsa, orange, guacamole] (1 pt) = 10.5 pts
11/24 - 4.5 mi run (4.5 pts), 3 mi biking (1 pt), 30 min circuits (2 pts), food - didn't quite make the quota... = 7.5 pts
11/27 - 6 mi run (6 pts) = 6 pts
Week Total: 24 pts

11/30 - 4 mi run (4 pts), 12 mi bike (4 pts), 15 min weights (.5 pts), food [banana, apple, Asian veggies, celery, potato, dried fruit, tropical fruit] - 1 pt = 9.5 pts
12/1 - 45 min circuits (3 pts), 3 mi run (3 pts), food [potato, big salad - prob 4 servings, apple, Asian veggies] (1 pt) = 7 pts
12/2 - 3 mi run (3 pts), 15 mi bike (5 pts), food [apple, watercress salad x 2, Asian veg soup, teriyaki veg x 2, potato] (1 pt) = 9 pts
12/3 - 2 mi run (2 pts), 3 mi bike (1 pt) = 3 pts
12/4 - 2 mi walk (2 pts)
Week Total: 30.5

12/6 - 26.2 mi run = 26 pts
12/7 - bike 3 mi (1 pt), food [apple, banana, lettuce, salsa, guac, 2x tomato soup] (1 pt) = 2 pts12/8 - 30 min circuits (1 pt), 3 mi bike (1 pt), food [Asian veggies 2x, apple, 2 servings of salad, crudites, mango] (1 pt) = 3 pts
12/8 - 30 min circuits (2 pts), 30 min bike (1 pt) = 3 pts
12/9 - food [2x crudites, apple, banana, fruit salad, apple/persimmon, potatoes] 1 pt, 30 min elliptical (2 pts), 30 min bike/run attempt (1 pt) = 3 pts
12/10 - run 3 mi (3 pts); bike 3 mi (1 pt), walk 2 mi (2 pts) = 6 pts
12/12 - walk 2 mi (2 pts); veggie soup, BIG salad (Souplantation), pickled veggies = 1 pt = 3 pts
Week Total: 44 pts

12/14 - 6.2 mi run (6 pts), 6 mi bike (2 pts) (doing really poorly in the veggie dept!) = 8 pts
12/15 - 2 mi run (2 pts), 40 min circuits (2 pts), 3 mi bike (1 pt) = 5 pts
12/16 - 9 mi bike (3 pts), 30 min elliptical (2 pts), 15 min weights/abs (1 pt) = 6 pts
12/17 - 6 mi run-estimated (6 pts)
12/18 - 45 min circuits (3 pts), bike 9 mi (3 pts) = 6 pts
Week Total: 31 pts

12/22 - 5k run (3 pts), 6 mi bike (2 pts), 40 min circuits (2 pts) = 7 pts
12/23 - 6 mi run (6 pts) , 3 mi bike (1 pt) = 7 pts
12/24 - 4.5 mi run (4 pts)
12/26 - 4.5 mi run (5 pts, considering the last run)
Week Total: 23 pts

12/28 - run 10 mi (10 pts)
12/29 - run 2 mi (2 pts); 45 min circuits (3 pts); 3 mi bike (1 pt) = 6 pts
12/30 - run 3 mi (3 pts), bike 6 mi (2 pts) = 5 pts
Week Total: 21 pts (yes, I was lazy this past weekend!)

1/4 - run 6 mi (6 pts), bike 3 mi (1 pt); food [carrot juice x2, banana, Asian veggies, pineapplex2 (1 pt) = 8 pts
1/5 - 30 min circuits (2 pts); run 6 mi (6 pts); food (I had a ton of fruit today, and a salad, so I am positive I met my 7 servings!) (1 pt) = 9 pts
1/6 - 20 min circuits (1 pt), run 3 mi (3 pts), 6 mi bike (2 pts), = 6 pts
1/7 - 20 min circuits (1 pt)
1/8 - 45 min circuits (3 pts), 6 mi bike (2 pts) = 5 pts
Week Total: 29 pts (Note: Wish I could count 1/9!)

Grand Total: 202.5

3 comments:

  1. That's an interesting challenge (name too!). Do you ever use DailyMile? I know they have those types of challenges all the time and it's a great way to communicate and get motivation from some great runners. Just thought you'd be interested: dailymile.com

    Have a great Thanksgiving!!

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  2. Brim over I acquiesce in but I think the brief should have more info then it has.

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