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HFF: Move It #1 -- 30 Miles in 30 Days

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Swap Coordinator:HannahEnilk (contact)
Swap categories: Challenges 
Number of people in swap:5
Location:International
Type:Type 2: Flat mail
Rating requirement:4.95 (unrated swappers allowed)
Last day to signup/drop:March 31, 2017
Date items must be sent by:May 2, 2017
Number of swap partners:1
Description:

This is the first in a series I hope to host monthly, with the mileage increasing (at least over the summer months!).

For the month of April, move an intentional mile every day. Take a walk. Go for a quick run or light jog. Bike. Swim! Row! Elliptical. Change it up. Maybe you can't get out every day--just make an effort to reach 30 miles by the end of the month.

Track your progress each day (or each mile, if you prefer).

Around the middle of the month (April 13-17th), send a Swap-Bot message to your partner letting them know how far you've come. This is meant to provide mid-month accountability and allow you to course correct as needed. This is part of the swap requirements.

At the end of the month, send your partner your tracking log and at least a few sentences about the swap experience. Also include a flat surprise such as a postcard, notecard, stickers, tea, etc. Check your partner's profile for ideas and avoid allergies, but this is sender's choice.

In sum:
1). Move a mile every day (average)
2). Track your progress
3). Send a mid-month check-in of your mileage to your partner via SB message
4). Mail your log, reflections, and flat surprise at the end of the month

Hope we all enjoy this and come back next month! Let me know if you have any questions.

Looking Ahead
In May, we'll attempt 45 miles.

Discussion

Bhindblueeyes 03/20/2017 #

This is just what I need! My first 5K of the season is in June - right around the corner! Thank you for hosting!!!

HannahEnilk 03/20/2017 #

This is just what I need, too! Excited to host my first swap with HFF!

pahasiga 03/22/2017 #

Sounds like exactly my cup of the tea! (Except for the flat surprise, but I'll survive that.)

HannahEnilk 04/ 4/2017 #

Hope everyone is getting a chance to begin! Made it out today and have a little catching up to do, but glad to get moving!

Bhindblueeyes 04/ 6/2017 #

I should have reviewed the instructions better. I wasn't so focused on the 1 mile per day as the 30 in the month... SO, today I will be more focused on getting a mile per day. Oops :)

Bhindblueeyes 04/ 6/2017 #

I should have paid closer attention to the 1 mile per day portion. However, I only missed the 1st so it is all working out :) I'm off to a great start!

HannahEnilk 04/ 6/2017 #

@bhindblueeyes -either way you do it is okay! The goal is to move so it averages a mile per day. Glad you are having a good beginning! :)

pahasiga 04/ 7/2017 #

I have up to now have both 0 miles per day and 6 miles per day. :D

HannahEnilk 04/26/2017 #

We're in the last week, ladies!! How are we doing? I am sore from playing volleyball yesterday (first time of the season), but it feels good!

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