Holiday Challenge 2012

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Holiday Challenge 2012

Postby Cheesehead Dave » November 21st, 2012, 4:27 pm

Who is going to do the Holiday Challenge 2012? I will be doing the Challenge. This will be my 7th HC. I am planning to startv off doing 8K per day and then increasing to 10K per day in a week.

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Re: Holiday Challenge 2012

Postby Redman1982 » November 28th, 2012, 9:20 am

I will be doing it this year. leaving for India for two weeks will definitely make this a challenge. Luckily my hotel in Hyderabad has an erg.
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Re: Holiday Challenge 2012

Postby Horatio Underpants » November 29th, 2012, 9:07 am

Who are these people who do 200,000 in the first 2 days of a challenge? Don't they have jobs to go to?

47,000 so far for me. Trying to stick to 5 or 10 a day.
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Re: Holiday Challenge 2012

Postby Redman1982 » December 5th, 2012, 5:02 am

Redman1982 wrote:I will be doing it this year. leaving for India for two weeks will definitely make this a challenge. Luckily my hotel in Hyderabad has an erg.


Rowed 64K since getting hear on Dec 1. You have to love hotels that have ergs.
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Re: Holiday Challenge 2012. History, Pins

Postby Cyclist2 » January 25th, 2013, 11:52 pm

Completed my 11th year in a row. The pin arrived today and I was wondering if any of you other long-timers did it in 2001 (the first year, I think), and was there a pin for that year? I didn't do it that year, but my curiosity remains.
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Re: Holiday Challenge 2012

Postby Cyclist2 » February 1st, 2013, 11:57 pm

Just to answer my own question (thanks C2!), the Holiday Challenge was first offered in 2000. In 2000 and 2001 there was no pin, but a T-shirt in 2001. Pins started being given for the 200,000 meter finishers in 2002. (I ilike the pins, but it would be nice if they gave, rather than offered for sale, T-shirts - I still a few of my old ones around).
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