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5 Minute 1 Mile Run Challenge

5 Minute 1 Mile Run Challenge

14 Competitors / 4 Champs / Expert
35 Points for Starting
300 Points for Completing

5 Minute 1 Mile Run Challenge

Perform a 5 minute 1 mile run. Does not matter if you take breaks, but it has to be done in under 5 minutes and a full mile. 

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5 Minute 1 Mile Run Challenge Additional Information

The 5 Minute 1 Mile Challenge is one of the most difficult running goals to achieve. It requires peak performance. In order to successfully complete this challenge, keep your eyes on the end and finish strong.

Keep Your Eyes on the End

Running the 5 Minute 1 Mile Challenge is exciting. At the beginning you will have adrenaline running though your body and be energized with anticipation. These factors, combined with the fast pace required to complete this goal, can be disastrous to completing the challenge. 

The tendency at the start of a 5 minute mile is to begin to fast. Yes, the pace must be quick. But, you must be able to keep that pace up for a full mile.

In order to maintain a healthy pace throughout the full mile, keep your eyes on the end. If you are running around a track, count the number of laps required. If running a different course, know the route. Know where the finish is.

By being familiar with the route you are running, you will be able to gauge how much distance is left. Use this knowledge to pace yourself so you can finish the run.

Finish Strong

Of course you will begin the 5 Minute 1 Mile Challenge at a quick pace. Yet, the successful runners will also finish it strong. 

At the end of the run, every second matters. Many runners will finish between 4 min. 50 sec. and 5 min. Those 10 last seconds are a precious, narrow window of time. 

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5 Minute 1 Mile Run Challenge Recent Activity

DavidDruin2 logged a workout for 11/24/2014 (view advanced workout stats), lifted --- poundsPRO, did --- miles of cardioPRO, burned --- caloriesPRO, and scored 1,785 points:
  • Push-Up  
    • 25 reps (+85 points)
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  • Close-Grip Push-Up  
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  • Wide-Grip Push-Up  
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  • Judo Push-Up  
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  • Plyometric Push-Up  
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    • 25 reps (+85 points)
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Nordvargr Pro logo logged a workout for 11/23/2014 (view advanced workout stats), lifted 6,945 lbs, did 0.00 miles of cardio, burned 189 calories, and scored 1,738 points:
  • Pull-Up  
    • 5 reps (+30 points)
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  • Push-Up  
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  • Bent-Over Row  
    • 12 reps x 110 lbs (+145 points)
    • 12 reps x 110 lbs (+145 points)
    • 12 reps x 110 lbs (+145 points)
    • 12 reps x 110 lbs (+145 points)

45 seconds rest between sets.

This workout is competing in 1 battle: Total Reps for the Push-Up.

Nordvargr Pro logo logged a workout for 11/21/2014 (view advanced workout stats), lifted 7,328 lbs, did 0.00 miles of cardio, burned 160 calories, and scored 1,435 points:
  • Dumbbell Bench Press  
    • 12 reps x 62 lbs (+81 points)
    • 12 reps x 62 lbs (+81 points)
    • 12 reps x 62 lbs (+81 points)
    • 12 reps x 62 lbs (+81 points)

    Minor pain in right shoulder.

  • Weighted Sit-Up  
    • 20 reps x 22 lbs (+133 points)
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    • 20 reps x 22 lbs (+133 points)
  • Push-Up  
    • 20 reps (+70 points)
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  • Plate Front Raise  
    • 12 reps x 22 lbs (+27 points)
    • 12 reps x 22 lbs (+27 points)
    • 12 reps x 22 lbs (+27 points)
    • 12 reps x 22 lbs (+27 points)

This workout is competing in 1 battle: Total Reps for the Push-Up.

Nordvargr Pro logo logged a workout for 11/21/2014 (view advanced workout stats), lifted 0 lbs, did 0.00 miles of cardio, burned 129 calories, and scored 609 points:
  • Alternating Leg Jump Rope  
    • 00:02:00 (+40 points)
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  • Push-Up  
    • 20 reps (+70 points)
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Light morning cardio. As if I did any other.

This workout is competing in 1 battle: Total Reps for the Push-Up.

Nordvargr Pro logo logged a workout for 11/19/2014 (view advanced workout stats), lifted 12,125 lbs, did 0.00 miles of cardio, burned 122 calories, and scored 1,269 points:
  • Barbell Curl  
    • 20 reps x 55 lbs (+116 points)
    • 20 reps x 55 lbs (+116 points)
    • 20 reps x 55 lbs (+116 points)
    • 20 reps x 55 lbs (+116 points)
    • 20 reps x 55 lbs (+116 points)
  • Behind Head Skull Crusher  
    • 20 reps x 55 lbs (+116 points)
    • 20 reps x 55 lbs (+116 points)
    • 20 reps x 55 lbs (+116 points)
    • 15 reps x 55 lbs (+88 points)
    • 15 reps x 55 lbs (+88 points)

Morning session.

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